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  • Diabetes
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Diabetes
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  • Heart Disease/Stroke
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  • Worksite Wellness
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Worksite-Wellness
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  • Tobacco-Free Policy
    http://wellaheadla.com/Living-Well-Ahead/Geaux-Tobacco-Free/Tobacco-Free-Policy
    you know that policies, laws, rules, and regulations come in all shapes and sizes? There are polices, laws rules, and regulations that shape our very environment; to when we get into a car, to what we wear and are exposed to at work, to the safety of the food we eat. Tobacco-free policy goes way beyond smoke-free air laws and ordinances. It can extend to policies to workplaces, multi-unit housing (apartment complexes), schools, and even hit the pocket book! Smoke-free and tobacco-free policies have been shown to be effective in reducing second-hand smoke exposure and tobacco use among populations....
  • Health Equity
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Health-Equity
    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...
  • Contact
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    Team Caroline Brazeel Health Promotion Director Colleen Arceneaux Policy and Practice Manager Chelsea Bennett Marketing and Creative Manager Alok Bhoi Epidemiologist Mechaune Butler Oral Health Program Manager Jerry Collins Business Operations Leader Marie Darr Quality Improvement Leader Whitney Fowler Community Outreach Leader Jamila Freightman Diabetes / Obesity Prevention Leader Norah Friar Epidemiologist Rebecca Guidroz Worksite Wellness Leader Kristen Hernandez Health Equity and Smoke-Free Housing Leader Kate Holmes School Health Leader Melissa R. Martin Community Outreach Manager Robin Rhodes Community Outreach Leader Alyana Samai Epidemiologist Eric Torres Business Operations Manager Renee Underwood Community Outreach Leader Contact About Our Mission Find WellSpots Living...
  • Tobacco-Free Policy
    http://wellaheadla.com/Living-Well-Ahead/Geaux-Tobacco-Free/Tobacco-Free-Policy
    information on tobacco-free worksite policies can be found under the Well-Ahead LA Well-Spot Designation section of our website. Louisiana Smoke-Free Act 6 Louisiana Act 815 "Louisiana Smokefree Air Act" Louisiana Act 838 Smoking Prohibited in Cars with Children under 13 Years Louisiana Act 211 Smoke-free Policies for COlleges and Universities State-wide 6 Healthier Air for All, Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco Free Living,...
  • Geaux Tobacco-Free
    http://wellaheadla.com/Living-Well-Ahead/Geaux-Tobacco-Free
    CESSATION RESOURCE TOBACCO FREE PLEDGE LA QUITLINE RESOURCES FOR WELLSPOTS LOUISIANA TOBACCO DATA/REPORTS LOUISIANA SMOKE-FREE AIR ACT &...
  • Tobacco-Free Policy
    http://wellaheadla.com/Living-Well-Ahead/Geaux-Tobacco-Free/Tobacco-Free-Policy
    CESSATION RESOURCE TOBACCO FREE PLEDGE LA QUITLINE RESOURCES FOR WELLSPOTS LOUISIANA TOBACCO DATA/REPORTS LOUISIANA SMOKE-FREE AIR ACT &...
  • How To Quit
    http://wellaheadla.com/Living-Well-Ahead/Geaux-Tobacco-Free/How-To-Quit
    CESSATION RESOURCE TOBACCO FREE PLEDGE LA QUITLINE RESOURCES FOR WELLSPOTS LOUISIANA TOBACCO DATA/REPORTS LOUISIANA SMOKE-FREE AIR ACT &...
  • Smoke-Free Public Housing
    http://wellaheadla.com/Living-Well-Ahead/Geaux-Tobacco-Free/Smoke-Free-Public-Housing
    CESSATION RESOURCE TOBACCO FREE PLEDGE LA QUITLINE RESOURCES FOR WELLSPOTS LOUISIANA TOBACCO DATA/REPORTS LOUISIANA SMOKE-FREE AIR ACT &...
  • Child Care Centers
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Child-Care-Centers
    © 2015 Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Child Care Centers Childcare Center WellSpot...
  • How To Quit
    http://wellaheadla.com/Living-Well-Ahead/Geaux-Tobacco-Free/How-To-Quit
    Road to Wellness: Driving Tobacco and Cancer off the Map CADCA and the Geographic Health Equity Alliance have developed a new educational supplement aimed at teaching young people and parents about the harms and effects of tobacco use. The supplement, which is intended to be used in the classroom, explains the science around the effects of tobacco use and its link to cancer and other chronic diseases and conditions. This in-depth resource was created through the Washington Times Newspaper in Education program and was published in The Washington Times newspaper on Nov. 20th to observe the Great American Smokeout. We encourage coalitions to partner with their local newspapers so that they can publish the supplement in their publication. Learn more by visiting their website at...
  • Child Care Centers
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Child-Care-Centers
    Center WellSpots Child care centers have the ability to create healthy behaviors in children from infancy as well as positively influencing teachers and staff members. Our child care center benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco free policy, and also include focus areas such as: worksite wellness, breastfeeding friendly workplace and education and policies regarding nutrition and physical activity. To learn more about the benchmarks for Child Care Center WellSpots and to get your child care center moving Well-Ahead, take the Child Care Center Assessment ! (hyperlinked to the assessment) You can also click here [link to child care implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Childcare Center WellSpot Benchmarks All WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, worksites may meet additional wellness benchmarks. Child Care...
  • Worksites
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Worksites
    WellSpots Worksites are where many Louisianans spend the majority of their time. As a worksite, you have the ability to significantly improve the lives of your employees by making small healthy changes to bring postive impacts on their health. Our worksite benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco-free policy, and also include focus areas such as: worksite wellness, breastfeeding friendly workplace and education and policies regarding nutrition and physical activity. To learn more about the benchmarks for Worksite WellSpots and to get your Worksite moving Well-Ahead, take the Worksite Assessment ! You can also click here [link to worksite implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. Worksite WellSpot Benchmarks All WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations. In addition to being tobacco-free, worksites may meet additional wellness benchmarks....
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