January 2018

TOOLKIT: American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. American Heart Month is a chance to raise awareness about preventing heart disease...

TOOLKIT: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

About 1 in 10 teens who have been on a date have also been physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year. Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is a national effort to raise awareness and protect teens from violence. You can help by encouraging schools, community-based organizations, parents, and teens to come together to prevent teen dating violence...

Healthy People 2020 Progress Review Webinar: The Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Sensory and Communication Disorders

February 22, 2018 | 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. ET | Register Now Join us on Thursday, February 22 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a Progress Review webinar featuring 2 Healthy People 2020 topic areas: Hearing and Other Sensory or Communication Disorders Vision You’ll also learn how the University of Arizona is developing a community‐based health education and support program for adults with hearing loss and their families...

Reducing Prescription Opioid Misuse in North Carolina

From Healthy People 2020 Stories from the Field, a series highlighting communities across the Nation that are addressing the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). Prescription opioids continue to factor significantly in the epidemic of deaths from opioid overdose in the United States. In 2016, more than 46 people died each day from overdoses involving prescription opioids...