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Implicit Bias Resource Guide

Recognizing and addressing biases is a critical step towards eliminating health disparities and achieving health equity. In this brief, you’ll find three resources to support your work to address your own implicit biases: seven steps we can all take to minimize implicit bias; A Q&A with health experts about how to recognize and address implicit bias; and a selection of stories shared with NICHQ about the many ways bias has affected individuals.

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Opioid Epidemic Funding Opportunities for States

The opioid epidemic has affected millions of American families. These two federal funding opportunities can help states provide the urgent support children and families need. Click in for an overview of the opportunities and submission requirements. 

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National Minority Health Month Social Media Graphics

We've put together a small collection of social media graphics to help raise awareness about some of the health concerns facing minority families. Download them to use on your own social channels and make sure to tag @NICHQ so we can like and share your post. 

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Maternal Depression: First Steps

This issue brief will help mothers, families and family advocates understand the signs of maternal depression, the interdependence between caregiver-child health and well-being, and provides guidance on how mothers can connect with their pediatricians to get the help they need to heal.

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Data-for-Equity Research Brief

Child care is unaffordable for the majority of working parents, especially for low-income and black and Hispanic working parents. This research brief provides insight and analysis about the challenges families face in affording childcare, which can underpin inequities in early childhood health and development.

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Safe Sleep Social Media Graphics

We've put together a small collection of social media graphics to help raise awareness about the importance of safe sleep. Download them to use on your own social channels and make sure to tag @NICHQ so we can like and share your post. 

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Early Childhood Data in Action

Three case studies from communities leveraging data to improve early childhood outcomes. Specifically, readers will uncover how to develop a culture of data collection, build local capacity, and use data to inform critical public policy decisions.

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Metrics for Early Childhood Systems: A National Scan

This report provides the results of a national scan of metrics used by early childhood systems and initiatives to assess the well-being of young children and their families. Along with a detailed list of all metrics scanned, the report includes observations and recommendations about the state of early childhood data, an overview of common challenges, and recommendations about the most important opportunities to advance measurement and data use in the field of early childhood development and care.

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How Safe Sleep Savvy Are You?

Physicians, nurses, home visitors and other public health professionals can use this video quiz as an interactive, visual tool to prompt discussions around best-practices for infant sleep.

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