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Technical Assistance and Training Resources for Prevention Agenda 2013-2017

Technical assistance and training resources for local health departments, hospitals and community-based organizations is being provided by:
Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) Prevention Agenda Technical Support
New York Academy of Medicine's Advancing Prevention Project
University at Albany School of Public Health's Center for Public Health and Continuing Education (CPHCE).

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Focus Area 1 - Interventions by Sector

Healthcare Delivery System

  • Identify and implement evidence- based practices and environmental strategies that promote MEB health.
  • Support and facilitate quality improvement of evidence-based practices and environmental strategies that promote MEB health.

Employers, Businesses, and Unions

  • Promote workplace and employee wellness efforts.
  • Educate employees about importance of MEB health for overall wellness.
  • Support evidence-informed policies to promote employee wellness (e.g., flextime).

Media

  • Develop and support social marketing campaigns to promote activities that enhance MEB health.
  • Educate communities about the return on investment of MEB health promotion.

Academia

  • Work with communities to implement and evaluate evidence-informed policies and evidence-based practices related to MEB health promotion.

Community-Based Health and Human Service Organizations

  • Use evidence based practices that promote MEB health.
  • Educate lawmakers and advocate for funding of evidence-informed policies and practices that promote MEB health.
  • Identify and deliver curricula for children and youth to enhance their social skills, emotional competence, conflict resolution and coping skills.

Other Governmental Agencies

  • Identify evidence-informed policies and evidence-based practices that promote MEB health.
  • Educate professionals and policymakers on these policies and practices.

Governmental Public Health

  • Identify evidence-informed policies and evidence-based practices that promote MEB health.
  • Educate professionals and policymakers on these policies and practices.
  • Expand efforts with DOH Tobacco Control Program and OMH Personalized Recovery Oriented Services Program (PROS).

Non-Governmental Public Health

  • Use evidence based practices that promote MEB health.
  • Educate lawmakers and advocate for funding of evidence-informed policies and practices that promote MEB health.
  • Identify and deliver curricula for children and adults to enhance their social skills, emotional competence, conflict resolution and coping skills.

Policymakers and Elected Officials

  • Identify evidence-informed policies and evidence-based practices that promote MEB health.

Communities

  • Advocate and support direct evidence-based practice educational services.

Philanthropy

  • Support social marketing campaigns that support MEB health promotion.