Friday, September 8, 2023

🌟IMSPARK: Transforming Health and Well-being in Hawaii🌟

🌟Imagine: Transforming Health and Well-being in Hawaii🌟


🌟 Imagined Endstate:

Improved well-being and resilience through targeted interventions addressing economic stability, housing security, and equitable healthcare access.

🔗 Link:                         

📚 Source:

UHERO. (2023). UHERO Rapid Health Survey: Mental Health, Food Security, and Socio-Economic Determinants in Hawaii. 🌍

💡 What's the Big Deal:

🔍 The UHERO Rapid Health Survey sheds light on the links between mental health, food security, and socio-economic determinants in Hawaii.🚀 It reveals that while over 70% of participants rate their health as good to excellent, disparities exist based on socio-economic and demographic factors, particularly among Native Hawaiians and Filipinos. 😔 Barriers to accessing healthcare, including delays in general practitioner visits, dental care, specialty services, and mental healthcare, further hinder well-being. The survey also uncovers a prevalence of mental health conditions such as depression, low self-esteem, and suicidal ideation, highlighting the impact of unemployment, COVID-19, housing instability, and poverty.

 

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