Please contact us below if you would like to join the Close the Health Gap Grand Challenge Initiative.  Please specify if you would like to participate in one of our three workgroups:

a) Population Health in Communities and Settings workgroup

b) Strengthening Health Care Systems workgroup

c) Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse workgroup

We will notify you of meetings and events and provide updates on the initiative.

Also, please specify if you would like to be an institutional/organizational sponsor by hosting or co-sponsoring and event.

Other ways to engage:

Participate in the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSoA) Social Work Group—contact begun.5@osu.edu

Participate in the SSWR special interest group on Addictive Behaviors and Substance Misuse—contact begun.5@osu.edu

Participate in the SSWR special interest group on American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Global Indigenous Populations–contact spencerm@umich.edu

Submit work to the SSWR cluster on American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Global Indigenous Populations, Health, Substance Misuse and Addictive Behaviors.

Submit work to the CSWE track on Addiction or Health

Lobby at your home institutions for greater inclusion of alcohol-related content in the social work curriculum and in-service training programs (the topic is over-looked in the response to the “opiate crisis” and other substances of abuse)