Addressing racial wealth gaps
Saint Paul, MN — To bring together diverse stakeholders from medical, insurance, advocacy and cultural communities to create and test maternal health solutions which are accessible, culturally acceptable and financially sustainable
The willingness of community partners to work with MDH as we figured out both the social innovation process and the pilot project process was essential.
It is way, way harder to find acceptable mental health treatment than I knew. The barriers for access for women - stigma, money, transportation, cultural congruency of staff -- are just huge and it's very overwhelming.
It was good to hear women express real fears around mental health that don’t really show up strongly in research and data compiled from the broader community.