Center for Reducing Health Disparities

NAMIWalk is tomorrow! Make plans to join us!

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (Nebraska), will hold their annual walk tomorrow morning, Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Midtown Crossing in Turner Park.  The walk will begin at 9am.  All are welcome to join our CRHD Cultural Walkers Team headed by Antonia Correa.  For more information, you can reach her at (402) 559-9660 or via email at: acorrea@unmc.edu. Mental illness impacts the lives of at least one in four adults and one in 10 children—or 60 million Americans, and mental illnesses represent one… Continue Reading

Center participates in NAMIWalk 2011

The NAMIWalks 2011 was celebrated during a great sunny day on June 11, 2011 at Elmwood Park. The UNMC/Center for Reducing Health Disparities was represented as the “Cultural Walkers Team.” The team was lead by Antonia Correa and supported by Shinobu Watanabe, Associate Professor of Department of Epidemiology, and graduate assistants from the College of Public Health including John Ikena and Lisa Weissenburger-Moser.  The team recruited 35 walkers and raised $1,255.00. The walk was enjoyed by over 500 walkers, including Mayor Suttle who joined us… Continue Reading