The Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) Community Action Toolkit was developed to provide campaign partners with the instructions, tools, and resources necessary to implement community campaign activities in their local markets. This toolkit helps raise awareness of P.A.D. with consistent messages and materials. Organizations can customize messages and materials to address their specific needs.
This kit is organized into the following categories:
- Campaign overview
This leadership guide is an informational and organizational tool to support the Remaking American Medicine campaign, a grassroots initiative to mobilize the public in demanding and supporting sweeping change throughout the American health system.
This guide includes the following:
- Overview: A system in need of critical care
- How to use the Leadership Guide
- Remaking American Medicine (four-part film series)
- National outreach campaign...
The Bright Futures for Women’s Health and Wellness (BFWHW) initiative is a project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Office of Women’s Health. The mission of BFWHW is to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate a variety of culturally competent consumer, provider, and community-based products for all women across their lifespan—including underserved and minority women. The Bright Futures materials help to promote women’s...
This guide, part of The Heart Truth campaign, provides up-to-date information on women’s heart disease and practical suggestions for reducing the risk of heart-related problems.
This guide addresses the following topics:
- The heart truth
- Finding out your risk
- Major risk factors for heart disease
- Other factors that affect heart disease
- Taking control
- An action plan for heart health
- A family plan for heart...
This brochure is part of the Back to Sleep campaign, an effort to educate families and caregivers about putting healthy infants on their backs to sleep to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The brochure explains ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and provide a safe sleep environment for infants.
This tool addresses the following topics:
- What is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?
- What should I know about SIDS?
- Fast facts about SIDS...
This tool provides information to help consumers navigate through the new MyPyramid food guidance system, an interactive tool that helps Americans make healthy food choices and be active every day.
This tool addresses the following topics:
- MyPyramid symbol – Explains the messages in the MyPyramid symbol
- MyPyramid’s basic messages – Gives consumers MyPyramid’s basic messages about healthy eating and physical activity
- MyPyramid Plan – Helps consumers find the...
This Web site is the next generation of the 5-A-Day Program, a national initiative to increase consumption of fruit and vegetables. The site offers the following:
- A calculator to find out how many fruits and vegetables you need each day, based on your daily caloric needs
- Tips on how to include fruits and vegetables in your daily diet
- Information on new fruits and vegetables to try
- Interactive tools such as “Analyze My Plate,” which...
This fact sheet can be used by health care providers to educate patients who are lactose intolerant about how they can get enough calcium each day.
This fact sheet is part of Milk Matters, a public health education campaign to promote calcium consumption among tweens and teens, especially during the ages of 11 to 15, a time of critical bone growth.
This fact sheet answers the following questions:
- Are there different types of lactose intolerance?
This tool enables users to find out where they can learn more about getting a free or low-cost mammogram and Pap test. Users can access information for a specific State or Territory as well as for American Indian/Alaska Native organizations.
For each State/Territory/organization, the following types of information are provided:
- Contact information to learn more about getting screened
- Program information for breast and cervical cancer early detection
This Web site focuses on National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, which promotes the societal benefits of alcohol and drug use treatment, lauds the contributions of treatment providers, and promotes the message that recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders in all its forms is possible. Developed by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Recovery Month activities have been held each September since 1998.