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  • Tobacco-Free Policy
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    Resources Healthier Air for All: Smoke-Free Venues State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System Public Health Law Center ChangeLab Solutions: Law and Policy Innovations The Guide to Community Preventative Services: Reducing Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights American Lung Association...
  • Smoke-Free Public Housing
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    Policy in Multi-Unit Housing TOOLKITS Change is in the Air: HUD Working with Landlords and Property Managers on Smoke-Free Housing: ChangeLab Solutions Healthy Homes Manual: Smoke-Free Policies in Multi-Unit Housing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
  • Our Partners
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    better health outcomes for our state would not be possible without the work of our local partners working directly in communities across Louisiana. These local partnerships help highlight the challenges local residents face when trying to lead healthier lives and help their communities overcome those challenges. Together with our partners, we can ensure that all Louisiana citizens have the resources and opportunities to make informed, healthy choices. WellAhead's partners include those listed below. Our...
  • Balance
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    for practicing balance Plan and incorporate downtime into your busy schedule Rethink activities, errands and people that exhaust you Get enough sleep (adults need 7.5 to 8.5 hours/night) Set your priorities and goals Practice relaxation exercises Manage your time and limit multitasking Schedule one thing you enjoy everyday Incorporate physical activity into your schedule Balance Balance To be well is a state of complete and stable physical, emotional, spiritual health. Balancing everyday demands between work and personal life can be challenging and create unwanted stress. Chronic stress can have a serious effect on mental and physical well-being if not managed. Follow these tips to help balance your life, reduce stress and stay healthy. Living Well-Ahead Geaux Tobacco-Free Healthy Eating On The Go Additional Balance Resources American Diabetes Association...
  • Health Equity
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    Equity Health equity is attainment of the highest level of health for all people. Achieving health equity requires valuing everyone equally with focused and ongoing societal efforts to address avoidable inequalities, historical and contemporary injustices, and the elimination of health and health care disparities. Health Equity WellSpots Programs Living Well-Ahead Additional Health Equity Resources County Health Rankings An interactive website by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that provides maps and data on a variety of health and lifestyle indicators. See how your parish ranks among other parishes! Unnatural Causes A nationally acclaimed 7 part documentary series broadcasted by PBS exploring racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health. ChangeLabs Solutions Changelabs Solutions provides usable toolkits to improve healthy eating, tobacco control and childhood obesity. Promoting policy, systems and...
  • How To Quit
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    you start smoking cigarettes before Sept. 1, 1988 and want to quit? You may qualify for the Smoking Cessation Trust! This program provides for the reimbursement of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Telephone Quit Line Services, Office Visits and Counseling. For more information on what resources are covered under the program and if your eligible for services in the program. Click to find out if you qualify > Fax to Quit Check with your doctor if he or she is a certified Fax-to-Quit provider!...
  • Health Equity
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  • Our Mission
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    Louisiana Communities to a Healthier Future The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital’s Office of Public Health, Health Promotion Team is mobilizing communities across the state, developing community resource linkages, and increasing the access to healthier environments through the Well-Ahead Louisiana brand. The Health Promotion Team promotes chronic disease prevention efforts in Louisiana by providing a coordinated investment of prevention funds, establishing basic community based health interventions, and strategic targeting of systems level health interventions to the residents of Louisiana in a more streamlined and efficient way. Health promotion fosters a statewide community based network that promotes health in all places and spaces, connecting organizations across the state to the resources that will make healthy living easily accessible to each and every person. Our...
  • Chronic Disease
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  • Test Page
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  • School HealthOLD
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    Health What is the role of health in schools? Between test scores and graduation rates, where does health fit in? Research shows us that a healthy child makes a better student. Students who eat a nutritious breakfast, have a healthy diet, and get enough physical activity throughout the day have better grades, better test scores, and better attendance. Well-Ahead Louisiana can help schools make that connection and reach their goals around health and wellness through simple, low-cost strategies. It’s easy to do – why not start now? School Health Programs WellSpot Designation Early Childhood Health School WellSpot Benchmarks Tobacco-Free Policy School Health in Louisiana Statistics Percent of schools that prohibit all forms of advertising and promotion for candy, fast food restaurants, or soft drinks 52.6%...
  • Heart Disease/Stroke
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    © 2015 Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Heart Disease/Stroke Prevention Efforts Our team's efforts, in partnership with the Center for Disease Control's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, work to improve cardiovascular health through public health strategies and policies that promote Healthy lifestyles and behaviors. Health environments and communities. Access to early and affordable detection and treatment. We need more information here on what health promotion specifically is doing about these issues. Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention The mission of Health Promotion's Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) work is to provide public health leadership to improve cardiovascular health for all, reduce the burden of these health outcomes, and to eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke. Title Link One Title Link Two Title...
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