December 28, 2017

Year in Review 2017


In 2017, Equitas engaged in dialogue to disentangle mental health and criminal justice with leaders in Indiana; the Mid-Atlantic region including Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia; Los Angeles; New York; Milwaukee; and Chicago. We rel...

November 21, 2017

Supported Employment (Part II)


“Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” –Mark Twain   One of the sad ironies in 21st century America is that there are so many who have to work, and want to work, but who are effectively pr...

October 26, 2017

NDEAM: Recovery, Success, and the Value of Work


All feelings of Monday morning ambivalence (or reluctance) aside, work provides most people in the United States not just with a necessary source of income, but also with a sense of purpose and a compelling reason to get up in the mornin...

September 1, 2017

Public Health 101: Upstream Interventions


What does it look like when we cultivate health and prioritize personal liberty? Embodying these values requires civic-mindedness and a public health approach, using preventative, cost-effective strategies to support mental, physical, an...

July 28, 2017

July is National Minority Mental Health Month


Ethnic, national, and gender minorities in the U.S. have worse mental health, and are incarcerated at a disproportionately higher rate, than the white cisgender majority. Though we are coming to the end of July’s National Minority Ment...

July 27, 2017

Meet Caleigh Cassidy: Equitas’ Summer Intern


Caleigh Cassidy, a senior psychology major at Colorado College, is interning with Equitas this summer. Learn more about Caleigh in the Q&A below. 1.) Are you a Colorado native? If not, where are you from originally and what brought you h...