Increase access to LARCs through cost reduction, comprehensive birth control counseling, provider training, efforts to ensure availability at local clinics, etc.
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
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Increase wages and benefits for personal or home care workers, nurse aides, and others who provide direct care to patients in long-term care (LTC) settings
Use television, radio, print, and social media efforts to increase adult awareness of underage drinking and its consequences
Provide continuous, comprehensive, whole person primary care that uses a coordinated team of medical providers across the health care system
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.
Provide medications such as methadone to individuals diagnosed with opioid use disorder in outpatient, residential, and hospital settings, usually with counseling and behavioral therapies; often called MAT
Regulate mental health insurance to increase access to mental health services, including treatment for substance use disorders
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
Pair new nurses with more experienced nurses who act as a resource and provide support as the new nurse establishes her or himself professionally
Deliver health care services and support to individuals with mental health concerns via mobile devices using text messaging or mobile applications (apps)