Community-based strategies for improving health and well-being
AbstractThis article looks at two initiatives that are taking a local approach to interweave health promotion and community development efforts. These models utilize community-based strategies to improve health outcomes as well as educational, economic, and social outcomes. The first model is Elev8, a national initiative that integrates a range of health and social services into middle-school sites. The second is the Alameda County Public Health Department’s community based approach to addressing health inequities in low-income communities.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in its journal Community Investments.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): Fall ()
Pages: 21-24, 41
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