The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) seeks a policy associate for its growing Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team. We are looking for candidates with substantial expertise in state health policies, programs, and strategies that support older adults, individuals with serious and/or chronic conditions, and their families. NASHP is a nonpartisan forum of policymakers that works across the whole of state government. NASHP assists state […]
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In 2019, there were approximately 424,000 US children and youth in foster care. Children and youth in foster care often require targeted services and supports. Yet many children receive fragmented or limited access to care, contributing to higher rates of unmet health needs. In recognition of National Foster Care Month, this resource page highlights innovative policy options and approaches for states to improve health outcomes for children and youth in foster care. NASHP Blogs […]
In honor of the 72nd annual Mental Health Month this May, supported by Mental Health America, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) is showcasing recent state health policy resources to support mental health. An estimated 20.6 percent of adults and 16.5 percent of youth ages 6 to 17 experience a mental health condition each year. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated these […]