12 results for the keyword search: "population health"

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Mental Health First Aid

…population does. Thus, the better prepared officers and staff are to respond effectively and appropriately, the more likely the interaction will be a positive one.  Mental Health First Aid offers a tailored supplement which builds upon the effectiveness of the standard Mental Health First Aid curriculum by focusing on the…


Myths and Facts of Tobacco and Mental Illness

…Myth: Persons with mental illness and substance use disorders can’t quit smoking. Fact: Persons with mental illness and substance use disorders can successfully quit using tobacco at rates similar to the general population


Active Commuting: A Route to Physical and Mental Wellbeing

…Health Promotion DBHIDS Nur Atiqa Asri Project Analyst Center for Active Design "Walk it off." How many times have you heard someone say that to a person who needs to blow off some steam? We have heard that getting some fresh air and exercising can be a great way to…


Community-Based Doulas Advancing the Goals of Population Health

…Health Awareness Month, both instances present a fitting occasion to celebrate and highlight the unique role of doulas in supporting maternal mental health and wellness.


Three Things to Know for Mental Health Awareness Month

…Health Awareness Month and you may be wondering exactly what that means for you. It’s actually quite simple. You need to know three basic facts.


Healing for Communities that Experience Violence

…Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) has implemented multiple programs that reach our neighborhoods— some examples include Mental Health First Aid, Faith and Spiritual Affairs, and Healing Hurt People.


National Depression Screening Day 2016

…population age 18 and older in a given year. Some of the most common signs and symptoms of depression include: Changes in sleep and appetite Poor concentration Loss of energy Loss of interest in usual activities Low self-esteem Hopelessness or guilt Recurring thoughts of death or suicide


Suicide Prevention Education

…populations. Course modules available (as a public or private course) include: Adult Certification Youth Certification (also taught in Spanish) Public Safety Certification Veterans Certification Higher Education Certification Older Adult Certification It’s the Law On June 26, 2014, Act 71 was signed into law in Pennsylvania. This law specifically requires school…


Beating the Preteen Blues with a Healthy Lifestyle

…You may be aware that over 60 percent of women and girls in Third World and developing nations do not have access to feminine hygiene products, but did you know that it's also an issue here in the U.S.? Women and girls who live below the federal poverty line often…


Resources: Youth Resources

…Population Options, Advocates for Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health. Advocates focuses its work on young…


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