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General Health Topics

New Affordable Care Act and Early Learning Webpage

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

This webpage focuses on the Affordable Care Act and its significance for children, families, and early childh

CVS Caremark Community Grant Program

CVS Caremark

The CVS Caremark Community Grants Program provides financial assistance to nonprofit organizations that are providing much-needed access to health care for underserved populations; wellness and prevention programs that are aimed at helping people achieve their best health, including programs in public

Raising Young Children in a New Country: Supporting Early Learning and Health Development

This illustrated handbook for immigrant families raising children between the ages of 0 and 5 is designed to provide families with basic informatio

Integrating Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Lessons from Health Centers

Date/Time (ET): 
September 19, 2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

This webinar focuses on elements of integrating behavioral health into primary care such as adjusting staff roles, designing workflows, and obtaining significant stakeholder buy-in.

Mental Health Disorders

This brief presents the warning signs of mental disorders; examines types of mental disorders and their prevalence and trends; describes the consequences and risk of mental disorders; discusses treatment options and barriers to accessing mental health care; and provides resources on mental health.

Positive Mental Health: Resilience

Child Trends

This brief presents research findings on the characteristics of adolescents who demonstrate resilience, discusses strategies that promote resilience in adolescents, describes the links between resilience and avoidance of risk-taking behaviors, and offers other useful resources.

Essentials for Childhood

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This guide proposes strategies communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens so that they, in turn, can build stronger and safer families and communities for their children.

Service Area Competition

Health Resources & Services Administration

Health centers improve the health of the Nation's underserved communities and vulnerable populations by ensuring access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services.

County Health Rankings (2012)

These Rankings assess the overall health of nearly every county in all 50 states, using a standard way to measure how healthy people are and how long they live.