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On Mental Health and Poverty: Replacing Fear with Understanding

“Why does it always take a tragedy for people to show an interest in mental health?” That’s the question a colleague posed earlier this week when a television reporter arrived to interview our CEO, Pete Zevenbergen, about the shooting in Newtown, Conn. — an act so senseless and horrific that it has left the nation […]

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth … Billions of Dollars

It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On the 10th and final day of our year in review, Health Forward President/CEO Steve Roling […]

Reducing Health Disparities

It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day nine of our year in review, Health Forward Program Officer Adriana Pecina takes a […]

Improving Our Health Care Delivery System

It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day eight of our year in review, Health Forward Program Officer Graciela Couchonnal shares some […]

It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health Care

It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day seven of our year in review, Health Forward Program Officer Liana Riesinger opens the […]

Reducing Violence for Future Generations

It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day six of our year in review, Health Forward Program Officer Andres Dominguez writes about […]

Improving Health Knowledge and Behaviors

It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day five of our year in review, Health Forward Vice President Rhonda Holman discusses why […]

The Journey Continues

On Wednesday, December 12th I notified the Health Forward Foundation Board of Directors of my intention to retire as President/CEO. This was a hard and emotional decision, but it is the right time for my family. As I look back at my eight years at Health Forward, I am so honored to have joined the […]

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again!

It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day four of our year in review, Health Forward Program Officer Brenda Calvin asks: why […]

2012 CEP survey highlights perception of Health Forward in community

It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day three of our year in review, Health Forward Program and Evaluation Officer Jane Mosley […]


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