To address health disparities among Native American communities, researchers need to collaborate with community leaders to develop, adapt, and test culturally relevant and sustainable measures and interventions.
An online behavioral intervention for depressed adolescents and parents includes two moderated social media websites (one for adolescents, one for parents); both use similar content and both leverage the benefits of social media tools.
This report examines the partnerships developed in Million Hearts, defines the practices and approaches to cardiovascular disease prevention that occurred as a result of the program, and provides suggestions for future Million Hearts activities.
The Million Hearts initiative has been successful at the national level in bringing stakeholders together to address cardiovascular disease, but the network could be enhanced and the level of membership commitment and activity could be strengthened.
Funding from California's special tax for mental health services has allowed Los Angeles County to reach the seriously mentally ill and those at risk for mental illness with services and prevention efforts, lowering both homelessness and the need for psychiatric hospitalizations, while improving employment and wellbeing.
Funding from California's special tax for mental health services has allowed Los Angeles County to help people with serious mental illness and those at risk. These efforts have lowered homelessness and the need for psychiatric hospitalizations, while improving employment and well-being.
Helping formerly homeless people identify members of their social network who trigger alcohol and other drug (AOD) use may motivate them to reduce high-risk AOD use in the transition to permanent housing.
This report documents the update of an online tool to help assess costs and effectiveness of implementing up to 14 interventions and select those most effective in reducing death and injury from motor vehicle crashes for a given budget.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's updated interactive Motor Vehicle Prioritizing Interventions and Cost Calculator for States can help state decisionmakers prioritize motor vehicle injury-prevention interventions.