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*MLPB Digital Digest
Addressing Health-Related Social Needs Meeting people’s health-related social needs (HRSN) has always mattered. Under any conditions, the health of individuals, families and communities hinges…
Legal Information And Rights Education As An Element of Care: A Promising Health Justice Strategy (2021)
In this Health Affairs blog, MLPB CEO Samantha Morton describes how cutting-edge communities of care are embracing collective responsibility…
Before Crisis Hits: Embedding Legal Support
in Preventive Health Care for Families with Young Children (2020) This brief, sixth in a series, reports on the…
Partnering with Families Experiencing Housing Instability: Considerations for Interdisciplinary Teams Based in Massachusetts and Beyond (2020)
Learning from a 2019 Special Initiative sponsored by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts.
Legal Partnering for Child and Family Health: An Opportunity and Call to Action for Early Childhood Systems (2019)
MLPB’s team-facing legal partnering model connects the dots between access to justice and family wellbeing, bolstering early childhood sector…
A Strengths-Based Approach to Screening Families for HRSN
(2018) Six concrete recommendations for a strengths-based approach to social need screening with families, to minimize potential harm and…
Housing Intervention for Medically Complex Families Associated with Improved Family Health: Pilot Randomized Trial (2020)
Children’s HealthWatch at BMC report on a pilot population-specific model that integrates health, housing, legal, and social services can…