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BIPOC Mental Health Month

July 22, 2021 by NCALL Staff

Nearly one in five U.S. adults lives with some type of mental illness—approximately 51.5 million people. Of that number, only 23 million received mental health services (44.8%).

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Destigmatizing Disability

July 19, 2021 by NCALL Staff

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 61 million adults in the United States live with a disability. That's roughly 26 percent of adults living in the United States.

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Accommodating Pets in DV Shelters

July 15, 2021 by NCALL Staff

Those of us who work in the domestic violence movement have heard it many times. There is a common misconception that it is easy to choose to end an abusive relationship. In reality, the decision to seek a life free from violence is a complex calculation, and unique to every survivor.

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NCALL Congratulates Alicia Lord!

July 7, 2021 by NCALL Staff

The NCALL team is pleased to announce that Alicia Lord has recently been promoted to NCALL's Abuse in Later Life Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Coordinator.  This change reflects Alicia's responsibilities in supporting  the work of  OVW Abuse in Later...

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Ageism: Across the Lifespan and Everywhere

May 12, 2021 by NCALL Staff

Like other -isms, ageism segregates and reinforces inequalities between groups. In contrast to other -isms, ageism affects everyone at different stages in their lives. Ageism also creates a culture that ignores and tolerates elder abuse and allows abuse of older adults to continue unabated.