July 2019

Filling Health Care Gaps to Prevent Suicides in Michigan

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From Healthy People 2020 Stories from the Field, a series highlighting communities across the Nation that are addressing the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States — and suicide rates are on the rise in almost every state. But communities and health systems are working together to help intervene...

University of Maryland’s RecWell Customizes Move Your Way for College Students

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The mission of University Recreation and Wellness (RecWell) at the University of Maryland is to inspire students to be active and live well. And when RecWell employees learned about Move Your Way — ODPHP’s campaign to promote the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans — they were struck by how well it aligned with their own efforts and messaging...