RWJF Forum Series
This forum series, co-sponsored by RWJF, brings physicians, neuroscientists and the public together to understand "the big question: why we have the placebo effect."
Hurricane Sandy tested the capabilities of the public health system, and public health officials responded in heroic fashion—keeping our communities safe and healthy before, through, and after storms like Hurricane Sandy.
Approximately 6.1 million Americans abuse or misuse prescription drugs. Since 1999, overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled and now outnumber those from heroin and cocaine combined.
Every community needs the building blocks to give everyone the chance to make healthy choices, so we can all share in a culture of health.
June 10, 2013 | Video
In Philadelphia, clients of behavior health agencies work together with artists and the community to create large-scale murals. The result: vibrant public art and a deeper, healing connection to the community.
September 5, 2012 | Video
Child First is an innovative home-visit program in Connecticut, is designed to stabilize families, connect them with social services, and help develop and support nurturing, responsive caregivers.
January 10, 2012 | Video, Story
Since 2005, Finding Answers has awarded and managed research grants totaling $8 million to health care organizations implementing interventions aimed at reducing disparities.
May 5, 2010 | Video, Story
Helping immigrant and refugee students succeed. The children of immigrant and refugee families face the same mental health issues as children born in America.
January 7, 2009 | Video, Story
How the Portland Identification and Early Referral program intervenes to prevent severe mental illness in teens and young adults.
May 6, 2008 | Video, Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.
March 1, 2007 | Audio
The Cross-Systems Financing Project helped states and stakeholders think more broadly, come together, and take advantage of a large variety of resources, ultimately allowing them to be more resourceful and get more from each dollar they spent.
In this video, Robert Anda, co-principal investigator of the ACE study and senior scientific consultant for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses how he became involved in the ACE study.
In this video, Martha Davis, executive director of the Institute for Safe Families, asks how do we build and institutionalize resilience.
In this video, Nadine Burke Harris, ceo and founder for the Center for Youth Wellness in San Francisco, says that ACEs and toxic stress is the next massive public threat.