Provide education, information, counseling, and support for breastfeeding to women throughout pre- and post-natal care
How Healthy is Your Community?
What WorksMaximize your chances of success by choosing policies and programs that have been shown to work in real life and that are a good fit for your community. Our What Works for Health database provides evidence summaries and ratings for policies, programs, and systems changes that can improve health. A sampling of them is included below.
Implement anti-idling policies and awareness campaigns to reduce engine idling for passenger vehicles, school buses, and/or equipment and truck fleets
Provide confidential worksite-based counseling and referrals to employees to address personal and workplace challenges
Provide free and confidential counseling and service referrals via telephone-based conversation, web-based chat, or text message to individuals in crisis, particularly those with severe mental health concerns
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Massachusetts’ Rise to the Top
How This Year’s Healthiest State is Building a Culture of Health at the Community Level
In the recently released America’s Health Rankings, Massachusetts was the healthiest state in the country, moving from second in 2016 to first in 2017. But it isn't just America’s healthiest state, it’s also the state with the most RWJF Culture of Health Prize winners: Cambridge, Fall River, Everett, Lawrence and Chelsea.
Read our latest blog to learn how Massachusetts is building a Culture of Health at the community level, and sharing their insights with communities across the nation!