Health Tools

RAND Health offers more than insightful analysis of health policy issues: developing tools for improving health is part of our ongoing commitment to translating research into real-world solutions.

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    Getting to Outcomes® (GTO) Toolkit

    The Getting To Outcomes®: Improving Community-Based Substance-Use Prevention project assesses the effectiveness of participatory methods meant to assist community coalitions in preventing substance abuse and to improve community health.

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    Five Steps to a Successful Workplace Wellness Program

    Jun 24, 2014

    Workplace wellness programs can reduce health risks, lower health care costs, and improve productivity — but all programs are not created equal. This toolkit presents a five-step guide for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a successful workplace wellness program.

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    CBITS Offers Online Training and Support to Improve Mental Health of Children and Families

    Sep 11, 2012

    The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program is a school-based, group, and individual intervention. CBITS is designed to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and behavioral problems, and to improve grades and attendance, peer and parent support, and coping skills.

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    The PROMIS® Smoking Initiative

    Jun 3, 2014

    The PROMIS Smoking Initiative develops item banks to gauge how cigarette smokers understand their habit and its impact on their lives.

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    Project Helps to Build Recovery by Improving Goals, Habits, and Thoughts

    Sep 6, 2011

    The Building Recovery by Improving Goals, Habits, and Thoughts (BRIGHT) project is a collaborative effort to understand how well cognitive behavioral therapy depression treatment works for people with substance use disorder.