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The Promising Practices database informs professionals and community members about documented approaches to improving community health and quality of life.
The ultimate goal is to support the systematic adoption, implementation, and evaluation of successful programs, practices, and policy changes. The database provides carefully reviewed, documented, and ranked practices that range from good ideas to evidence-based practices.
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The goal of the program is to intervene in the lives of high-school dropouts and provide them with the values, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed.
The Diabetes Support Group provides ongoing education and support to those living with, at risk for, or affected by diabetes in the community.
CDC COMMUNITY GUIDE: Health Communication & Social Marketing: Health Communication Campaigns That Include Mass Media & Health-Related Product Distribution (USA)
The goal of the CHIP lifestyle intervention is to reduce coronary risk factor levels.
The overall goal of d-up! is to increase the number of black MSM who use a condom when they have sex.
Drinker's Check-up is designed to help problem drinkers reduce their alcohol use and alcohol-related consequences.
Study participants had a significant reduction in alcohol use, alcohol-related consequences, symptoms of alcohol dependence, and a decrease in ambivalence about reducing alcohol use.
To reverse the rising tide of obesity and chronic disease among North Carolinians by helping them to eat smart, move more and achieve a healthy weight.
The goals of the program are to Increase use of female condoms and increase the frequency of protected sex.
The program is focused on reduction of pain and improvement of function for arthritis patients unable or unwilling to attend small group ASMPs, which have proven effective in changing health-related behaviors and improving health status measures.