What Works for Health
What Works for Health Reports
Read our reports for deeper looks into what's working for specific topics and areas of the country.
What Works? Social and Economic Opportunities to Improve Health for All
What Works for Health: Strategies to Improve Rural Health
Featured StrategiesThese strategies can help your community in its health improvement journey.
Expand refundable earned income tax credits for low to moderate income working individuals and families
Provide youth with leadership and empowerment opportunities, often through social activities such as advocacy groups, peer education, youth-led participatory research, and local government youth advisory councils and boards
Implement focused efforts to help children recognize and manage emotions, set and reach goals, appreciate others’ perspectives, and maintain relationships; also called social and emotional learning (SEL)
Provide confidential worksite-based counseling and referrals to employees to address personal and workplace challenges