Five on Friday | June 16, 2017: Housing shortages, addiction, and crackdown posing health risks
Away we go into another weekend! What’s on your weekend reading list? Won’t you incorporate a few suggestions from Migrant Clinicians Network? Here are a few pieces that we sent to each other this week, relating to the world of health justice for the mobile and underserved.
- Jillian, Director of Professional Development and Education, shared her local NPR affiliate’s take on an agricultural worker housing shortage in a town in the northern Central Valley of California.
- Olivia, Health Network Associate, sent in “The Addicts Next Door,” a lengthy and touching New Yorker piece chronicling heroin addiction and associated opioid crisis in West Virginia.
- Corey, Communications and Graphic Designer, forwarded on Crackdown on Undocumented Immigrants Poses Broad Health Risks, a perspective piece posted by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
- Claire, Writer and Editor, shared the dates of the Silent Crisis convenings for CHWs around the West Coast, hosted by Health Outreach Partners and the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association.
- Del, Director of International Projects, Research, and Development, offered the article, “US farm workers still take own lives at high rate.”
Have a safe and healthy weekend.