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The HEALing Communities Study launched the Phase 1 meetings in the eight Wave 1 counties, where they are working with their coalitions and beginning the Communities that HEAL intervention. First stop: Cayuga County.

Just published in New York Daily News: How to save thousands of lives: When bail reform comes, we must do far more to help people who use drugs help themselves

The HEALing Communities Study was highlighted in the latest edition of Social Work Advocates magazine.

This month, SIG was pleased to co-host several talks relating to the overdose epidemic, evidence-based research in humanitarian crises, and social work in a global setting. The complete recorded livestreams for each of these talks is now available.

On December 2nd from 12 - 1 pm, Drs. Bruce R. Schackman and Laura Starbird will explore how measuring the cost of the HEALing Communities Study can help others replicate the model.

On November 18th, Columbia University will host an introductory event to the HEALing Communities Study called "HEALing Communities: Columbia Scientists Tackle the Opioid Crisis in NY State." In advance of this event, Dr. El-Bassel, Director of SIG, appeared on Social Impact Live to further discuss the implications of this massive Study. 

Dr. Robin Kerner, Senior Project Director for HEALing Communities, presented as part of the "Implications for policymakers public health advocates & governments" panel at the Association of Foreign Correspondents of the USA event. 

University Professor and SIG Director Nabila El-Bassel will appear on Social Impact LIVE October 23rd to discuss her most ambitious research project to date: the HEALing Communities Study.

Each year on September 27th, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recognizes National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) to "direct attention to the continuing and disproportionate impact of HIV and AIDS on gay and bisexual men in the United States.”

The Elton John AIDS Foundation recently announced new funding opportunities and visited GHRCCA offices.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Burns as Visiting Faculty for the NIDA HEALing Communities Study.

A new grant will help expand the next wave of efforts to address the heath concerns of Syrian refugee women

UNI -- a project aiming to help hundreds of men of sexual and gender diversity through peer-led promotion of engagement in HIV care -- launched in Shymkent, Kazakhstan.

Two students share their experience working with the Global Health Research Center of Central Asia