Prevention Institute has experts across many areas of prevention and public health, including nutrition and physical activity, mental health and community trauma, preventing violence and injury, health equity, and health systems transformation. We love to talk about our work, whether you need quotes, background, data, or someone to bounce ideas off of. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll connect you with the right person for your story.
Our work to improve community health touches areas far beyond the health beat, from education to government to business. Check out some of our ideas below, and feel free to contact us for help in developing stories.
- The outside world often doesn’t support patients’ health. The medical field can help change that.
- Putting money into prevention yields a 5-to-1 return on investment. We’ve got the numbers.
- What do “accountable communities for health” look like on the ground? We profiled 5 sites, and regional efforts across Vermont, to find out.
- Trauma affects whole communities, not just individuals. Here’s how to build resilience for all.
- How we develop land affects community safety. We’ve got ideas for doing it right.
- If you want to help prevent violence, one way to start is by reaching for a rake or a trowel.
- Many of the sports our kids play are too dangerous. It’s time to make them safer.
- Communities of color have specific traffic safety needs, our research found. Learn why and what can be done.
- How can we help communities thrive without pushing out long-time residents? We explore solutions in Los Angeles.
- Workplace wellness programs can be a boon to the health of California’s small businesses.
- The U.S. Surgeon General issued a call for walkability in late 2015. Here’s how communities can step up to the plate.
- Place matters. We profiled 11 neighborhoods that made changes to improve community health.
- What exactly is “healthful food”? We set the record straight.
- Local communities across the U.S. are working for healthy equity. Our map shows projects in your neck of the woods.
- How can we quantify health equity? We developed metrics for that.
- U.S. culture promotes some damaging ideas about masculinity. It’s time to support the mental wellness of boys and men, especially males of color and veterans.
- Communities can take concrete steps to keep residents mentally well in the first place, and cut the need for mental health services.