Social Changers Episode 6 : 38,000 Veterans Experencing Homelessness

A panel discussion with Veterans. Social Changers: Episode 6 – June 29, 2022 January 2010, 76,329 veterans were living in emergency shelter, in transitional housing, or in an unsheltered place (e.g., on the streets, in cars, or in abandoned buildings). During a 12-month period (October 2009 through September 2010), an estimated 144,842 veterans spent at […]

Social Changers Episode 5: Beyond the Myth – Black Women in America

Beyond the Myth: Black Women in America is a panel discussion between two Black women, Betty Malloy, MSW and Dr. Renee Campbell moderated by ACTT: Social Change Warriors Founder and Director Kathern Felton Paige, MSW.  Social workers, Ms. Malloy and Dr. Campbell will share detailed experiences of living in the US as black women (with […]

Perinatal Mental Health: An Overview

Hosted by Anna Ribeiro, LMSW Moderated by Kathern Felton Paige Produced by Social Change Warriors Overview Introduction What are PMADs? Myths vs. reality Who is affected? Risk factors and COVID-19 Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Common symptoms in practice “Baby Blues” Postpartum depression Anxiety and panic disorders Obsessive-compulsive disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder Bipolar & psychosis […]

6 Facts About Postpartum Mental Health I Wish I Had Known Before Giving Birth

Written by Anna Ribeiro, LMSW Pregnancy and postpartum can be a whirlwind of joy, gratitude, fear, confusion, and hope. During pregnancy, so much time is spent trying to figure out how to care for your growing baby. This is only intensified after the baby is born. During this phase, we give so much care to […]

Pandemic Mental Health Burdens on Black and Latino Populations

Written by Jannise Johnson The COVID-19 pandemic has been at the forefront of public life and medical and mental health for a year. As the world marks this unsettling anniversary, many of the most vulnerable in the population -racial/ ethnic minorities and the poor- fare much worse than their wealthier counterparts.   The following statistics from […]