Federal Resources addressing Administration Priorities

For Faith-Based and Community Leaders and Their Members

The following are resources addressing the priorities that the focus of the HHS Partnership Center. 

Maternal Health

HHS is taking steps to pursue systemic policies that will provide comprehensive, holistic maternal health carefree from bias and discrimination.

  • Consider this snapshot of efforts by the Biden-Harris Administration to advancing health equity and improving health outcomes of Black communities Black History Month:
  • Overview of HHS’ efforts over the past year to support women and ensure their access to health care.
  • Commitments from external partners to support and strengthen maternal health

Mental Health and Youth

HHS is drawing attention to the need to address mental wellbeing among children and youth. 

Overdose Prevention

We can prevent overdoses and save lives by ensuring equitable access to essential health care and support services without stigma.

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a major public health concern. Suicide is among the leading causes of death in the United States. Based on recent mortality data, suicide in some populations is on the rise.

  • If you are in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is available to anyone. All calls are confidential. http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
  • Review of the 988 website to learn more about the launch of this new three digit dialing code that will  more easily connect to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s
  • Sign up to participate in Faith.Hope.Life on May 13-15 and increase awareness about suicide prevention in your faith community

Reentry Populations

Individuals, families, and communities served by HHS programs are affected by high rates of incarceration. HHS initiatives that target this population encompass a range of human services, health, and behavioral health services.

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