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.