One of HHD’s programs serving older adults is a seminar series for care-giving support.
The aging of America brings many new opportunities and challenges. By 2050, 20 percent of the U.S. population will be 65 years or older.
"Oral health is key to overall health." --Gail C. Christopher
Fifty million people in the US live in areas where there is a lack of dental care.
When Bernadette Charles was a child, the dentist visited her rural Alaskan tribal community just once every two years.
For more information about this program, contact Al Yee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This issue brief examines the relationship between suicide and bullying among children and adolescents, with special attention to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth.
Download a copy of Issue Brief: Suicide and Bullying from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
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Prescription drug abuse among college students is a growing concern for campus alcohol and other drug prevention practitioners.
For more information on the Center’s Webinars, please e-mail the Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Center’s toll-free number: 1-800-676-1730.
When it comes to preventing underage drinking, social marketing can play an important role.
The Power of KNOW campaign in Revere, Massachusetts, has long engaged parents in the effort to prevent teen drinking.
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This short course describes the public health approach to child maltreatment.
This course can be accessed on the WHO website at www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/capacitybuilding/courses/child_maltreatment/en/index.html.
This course presents an evidence-based public health and life-course approach to preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women.
This course provides an overview of injury as a public health problem, the different elements of a trauma care system, as well as strategies for improving trauma care services and systems.
This course can be accessed on the WHO website at www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/capacitybuilding/courses/trauma_care/en/index.html.
This course seeks to promote better understanding of quality improvement in trauma care and to provide training on straightforward and practical techniques, such as preventable death reviews.
This course can be accessed on the WHO website at www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/capacitybuilding/courses/trauma_quality/en/index.html.
As people live longer, more older adults and their families need support—physical support but also emotional support.
Seven years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, like so many older adults today, moved into an assisted living community. The two had drastically different experiences.
A version of this article appeared in the EDC Update Fall 2010. For more information contact Chris Miara at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ned Rimer at email@example.com