Health Equity

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In addition to overall health outcomes and indicators that consistently place Georgia in the bottom tier nationally, our state has considerable health disparities between communities. Racial and ethnic minority communities, rural and low-income urban communities, and those with disabilities and chronic mental illness, all experience worse health and worse opportunities for health than their peers. Georgians for a Healthy Future supports policies and practices that advance the opportunities for optimal health for all Georgians.

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Did you know? New Medicaid and CHIP snapshots from @GeorgetownCCF and @AmerAcadPeds show that Medicaid coverage helps Georgia's children succeed in school and in life.
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Get to know #SBIRT! SBIRT stands for Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral of Treatment. It’s a tool used to identify individuals who use alcohol and other drugs at harmful levels and guide follow-up counseling and treatment.

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