Latinx LGBTQ+ Mental Health

Each Mind Matters1(EMM) recently collaborated with a group of LGBTQ+ community leaders and stakeholders to come together and create informational materials on mental health issues faced by Latinx LGBTQ+. The materials focus on three key segments: young adults, older adults, and providers working with Latinx youth. Latinx LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health Provider Fact Sheet2 This […]
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It Is Tax Time Again

With all the recent tax reform changes, many people have many questions. Intuit has created a nice article that explains how the changes affect 2017 taxes (taxes you actually file in 2018) and changes that take effect next year during the 2018-tax filing season (taxes you file in 2019).  Below are some highlights, important dates, […]
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HEALTH TIP: U = U Got Questions?

U = U means undetectable equals untransmittable. This slogan refers to the fact that there is effectively no risk of sexually transmitting HIV when the virus is reduced to undetectable levels. An undetectable viral load for people living with HIV means they will not transmit HIV to their partners. Active engagement in treatment as prevention […]
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Stay the Course, the Fight is Not Over! – – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Across the United States on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, there will be individuals and organizations participating in National Black HIV/Aids Awareness Day to promote HIV education, testing, community involvement and treatment in black communities. This year’s theme is “Stay the Course, the Fight is Not Over!” Education The statistics show there is a need for this day […]
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HEALTH CARE TIP: Adult Dental Benefits

Adult dental benefits were fully restored to Midi-Cal recipients effective January 1, 2018, as part of the 2017-2018 Budget Act. Now major services such as partial dentures, root canals on back teeth and gum treatment are covered. Along with an array of general maintenance services such as cleanings, x-rays and fillings and more, Western Center […]
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Take Three Actions to Fight the Flu

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stressed the need to have a defense against the influenza (the Flu) this season. With three more weeks of the regular flu season, here are three ways the CDC recommends to fight the flu. #1 Get a Flu Shot This is the first and most important step in […]
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Importance of the First Premium Payment for 2018 Health Coverage

First, the deadline to enroll for 2018 health coverage is Wednesday, January 31, 2018, so enroll now. Once signed up for a 2018 health plan through the marketplace, it is very important to pay the first month’s premium on time to activate coverage. If there are issues paying the first month’s premium payment in full, […]
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