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This Is Public Health, a brand run by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, raises awareness about education and career options in public health through student ambassadors, graduate fairs, partnerships, interprofessional activities, and other pipeline-building events for students.

Since the inception, This Is Public Health has produced:

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Changes to mental health accessibility are coming on July 16th, 2022! 

For clarification, the current number 1-800-273-TALK (8255) will remain available even after the launch of the shorter code. Users can select either option and will be routed to the same number.

Para Español: 1-888-628-9454
For Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255

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TOMMOROW! Join us, Albana O. and Savannah B., for a LIVE chat on "Paths to Public Mental Health." We will be taking questions from our followers on all topics Public Mental Health as we explore how we both came to work in the field, and the importance of mental health in our own lives and work. 

You can comment below with your questions, or send them through our Story. We can't wait to hear from you all!

#ambassadortakeover #mhm #thisispublichealth #together4mh #mentalhealthawarenessmonth
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Hi y'all! My name is Albana and I am 1/2 of the takeover team kicking off Mental Health Awareness Month. I just culminated my second year as an MPH student in Social and Behavioral Sciences @temple_cph My interests include--you guessed it--mental health along with nutrition, infectious diseases, and global health. One fun fact about me is that I am from and grew up in Northern Guatemala. This experience allowed me to gain an understanding of the need for health systems equipped to assess and address all facets of health. I look forward to interacting with you all! #ambassadortakeover #thisispublichealth
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Recently I've been thinking and learning a lot about financial health for my Epidemiology capstone project. I've learned that improving the public's financial health can have great impacts on both mental and physical health by improving access to healthcare, lowering financial stress, and helping individuals secure their financial futures. My project is focusing on the impact that debt collection experience has on physical health, moderated by financial access as well as race. Working on this project has taught me that unfortunately health inequities are far-reaching and ever-present in many institutions in our society. This is why we study public health, so we can advocate for systemic changes! If I hadn't done this project, I may never have realized how important financial health is. What are aspects of public health that you think are under-appreciated? #AmbassadorTakeover
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Hi everyone! My name is Hannah and I will be taking over the TIPH social media accounts for the week. I'll be talking about some of my public health and research interests, including climate change, Covid-19, infectious disease epidemiology, maternal and child health, outbreak response, and financial health as a social determinant of health. Looking forward to connecting with you all! #ambassadortakeover @sluhealthjustice
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Healthcare systems, hospitals, and other healthcare providers combined are the leading first employers for public health degree graduates. 

Join us on April 22 for this panel discussion to learn about the variety of jobs available, what it’s like to work in these settings, and how to find – and land – a job in the hospital systems.

Register via the link in our bio!
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