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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 3 - Interventions by Sector

Healthcare Delivery System

  • Participate in MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention partnerships.
  • Provide cultural and linguistic training on MEB health promotion, prevention and treatment.
  • Share data and information on MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention and treatment.

Employers, Businesses and Unions

  • Participate in MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention partnerships.
  • Participate in cultural and linguistic competence training related to MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention.
  • Support understanding of cost-effective MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention approaches.

Media

  • Establish reporting and advertising policies that do not glamorize alcohol and substance abuse or stigmatize MEB disorders.

Academia

  • Conduct robust studies on cost-effectiveness, strategy coordination and cultural challenges.
  • Share evidence-informed findings with policymakers, advocacy groups, professionals, employers and media to enable them to incorporate research findings in policies, practices and messaging.

Community-Based Health and Human Service Organizations

  • Participate in MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention partnerships.

Other Governmental Agencies

  • Participate in MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention partnerships.
  • Identify key representatives from State agencies and municipalities to serve on an interdisciplinary implementation team that will prioritize needs related to evidence-informed MEB health and MEB disorder prevention policies, practices, training, data collection and technical assistance.
  • Identify opportunities to collect data on the impact of mental health and substance abuse at local and State levels and to measure health equity.
  • Identify and establish baseline targets of indicator data required for planning and monitoring county-level MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention.

Governmental Public Health

  • Participate in MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention partnerships.
  • Identify key representatives from State agencies and municipalities to serve on an interdisciplinary implementation team that will prioritize needs related to evidence-informed MEB health and MEB disorder prevention policies, practices, training, data collection and technical assistance.
  • Identify opportunities to collect data on the impact of mental health and substance abuse at local and State levels and to measure health equity.
  • Identify and establish baseline targets of indicator data required for planning and monitoring county-level MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention.
  • Educate professionals and policymakers on evidence-informed policies and practices that promote MEB health and prevent MEB disorders.

Non-Governmental Public Health

  • Participate in MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention partnerships.

Policymakers and Elected Officials

  • Participate in MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention partnerships.

Communities

  • Participate in partnerships to implement suicide prevention initiatives.

Philanthropy

  • Support research that informs knowledge about culturally sensitive approaches that increase MEB health promotion and MED disorder prevention.