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.
Hold alcohol retailers legally responsible for injuries or damage caused by providing alcohol to intoxicated or underage customers; also called commercial host liability laws
Provide an 8 or 12 hour training to educate laypeople about how to assist individuals with mental health problems or at risk for problems such as depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders
Prohibit firearm purchase or possession by individuals convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or by individuals subject to a final restraining order
Integrate legal services into health care settings to address legal issues that affect health (e.g., housing, food, utilities); services provided by private practice lawyers, law students, etc.