Policies & Programs, filtered by "Community Members" and "Educators"
Policies and programs that can improve health
Restrict the content and placement of alcohol advertisements via local ordinances, state laws, or industry self-regulation
Restrict child-focused advertising for unhealthy foods and beverages via bans on unhealthy food and drink ads during children’s TV programs, product placement in children’s movies, etc.
Combine academic, physical health, mental health, and social service resources in schools for students and families via partnerships with community organizations; also called community learning centers
Provide teen mothers with services such as remedial education, vocational training, case management, health care, child care, and transportation assistance to support high school completion
Provide child care, parent education, physical health and mental health services, and other family supports to pregnant women with low incomes and children aged 0 to 3
Increase family members’ support for physical activity, often via educational sessions on health, goal-setting, problem-solving, or family behavioral management
Offer samples of fresh fruits and vegetables in cafeterias, nutrition classes, school gardens, or workplace well-being meetings, often as part of a multi-faceted nutrition intervention
Combine hunger relief efforts with nutrition information and healthy eating opportunities, often with on-site cooking demonstrations, recipe tastings, produce display stands, etc.
Support use of in-vehicle devices that alert novice drivers when they have high g-force events (e.g., rapid acceleration, braking, or turning) and allow families to review driving performance later
Support a four-tiered approach to outdoor pest control that minimizes potential hazards to people, property, and the environment