EDC identifies opportunities to promote individual, family, and community health and address disparities. We break down barriers to reach the medically underserved and improve the delivery of coordinated, evidence-based prevention and treatment services. Our programs reach the young and the elderly—and their caregivers—in diverse settings, including clinics, hospitals, schools, Head Start programs and child care centers, community programs, senior centers, and assisted living.
We develop community-level health communications campaigns as well as face-to-face and online training programs for physicians, nurses, mental health counselors, and allied health providers. We design digital health tools for reaching busy professionals and for providing consumers with self-management support.
The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is a national resource center for the prevention of childhood injuries and violence.
This factsheet provides an overview of some of EDC’s work to strengthen systems and services to help families, home visitors, community members, educators, and healthcare professionals ensure that
This online toolkit supports the implementation of the Zero Suicide Initiative in health and behavioral health care settings.
The revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention emphasizes the role every American can play in protecting their friends, family members, and colleagues from suicide.
The Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP) developed this guidance document to assist efforts in preventing and reducing underage drinking and other drug use in Ma
The Bullying Prevention Resource Guide provides links to organizations, programs, publications, and resources focused on bullying prevention. It is divided into seven sections:
This resource library contains reports, analyses, surveys, and fact sheets developed as part of EDC’s administration of the MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey from 2006 to 2014.
STEPS to Care e-Tools is a set of public health strategies for individuals at the highest risk of dropping out of HIV care.
This issue brief is designed to help substance abuse prevention practitioners better understand and reduce rates of heroin use and overdose. It includes the following:
This website features a set of tools and resources from the STEPS to Care Program created to help individuals with HIV management.