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  • Geaux Tobacco-Free
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    Cessation Resources Smoking Cessation Trust For Louisiana Smokers who began before September 1, 1988 LSU Tobacco Control Initiative Comprehensive treatment program available in many Louisiana hospitals Fax-To-Quit Louisiana Program For health systems to provide intervention to patients The Real Cost of Smoking...
  • Tobacco-Free Policy
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    to start? Mobilize and educate your community. (Join a Regional Louisiana Tobacco Free Living Coalition-Click Here to learn more information) Encourage Community Policy Change. (Write letters to the editor or to your legislator) Engage Community Decision Makers/ Stakeholders. Join Statewide Efforts....
  • How To Quit
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    to a tobacco-free life Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or get registered for our free web-based quit program to chat with a quit coach. Click Here to get learn more! Anytime is a good time to call! 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When you are ready to quit a Quit Coach will work with you to develop a customized plan for you.* You may be encouraged to contact your doctor for stop smoking medications and will receive information about quitting tobacco programs in your community. Click here for more information about Quitline services! *Certain callers, such as pregnant women, may qualify for additional telephone counseling sessions. Your representative will share with you how many sessions you qualify for during the registration process....
  • Chronic Disease
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    Cessation Resources Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Chronic Disease Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Copyright © 2015 Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Page Title Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras porta congue lacus sollicitudin placerat. Aliquam at eros congue eros lobortis...
  • Well-Ahead Community
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    to the Well-Ahead Community! Check out the Well-Ahead Community resources to help you to stay Well-Ahead! Community Resource Guide Find healthy resources near you. Use the Community Resource Guide to find things like diabetes self-management classes, cooking classes, opportunities for physical activity and more! Find WellSpots Find a child care center, school, college/university, restaurant, hospital or worksite near you that is working to make your health a priority. Upcoming Events Find out about upcoming health-related community events such as fun runs/walks, tobacco cessation events, health fairs, etc. Well-Ahead Newsroom Keep up with the latest Well-Ahead news! Well-Ahead...
  • Colleges and Universities
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    Documentation/Verification Comprehensive tobacco-free policy Copy of policy RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Tobacco cessation coverage within employee health plans Copy of health plan benefits or health plan promotional materials Promotion of the Louisiana Tobacco Quitline or another approved cessation service organization Written description or pictures of ways in which the LA Tobacco Quitline or other service is promoted RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Designation as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace or Champion Well-Ahead LA will verify this benchmark is met with the Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition....
  • Schools
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Schools
    WellSpots Schools can make a major impact in the health of their students and staff. Our school benchmarks are centered on a campus wide tobacco free policy and a school wellness program that includes physical activity and nutrition components for both students and staff. The foundational elements of a good school wellness program are: Establish a School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)/Wellness Committee. Complete an assessment of your school health environment. Create and implement a school wellness policy. To learn more about the benchmarks for School WellSpots and to get your School moving Well-Ahead, take the School Assessment . (hyperlinked to the assessment – 2.3.1) You can also click here [link to school implementation guide] to download a printable PDF guide to becoming a WellSpot. School WellSpot Benchmarks All school WellSpots must be designated tobacco-free locations and have an established SHAC...
  • 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...
  • Child Care Centers
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    Documentation/Verification Tobacco-free Policy Copy of policy RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Promotion of the Louisiana Tobacco Quitline or another approved cessation service organization Written description or pictures of ways in which the LA Tobacco Quitline or other service is promoted RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Designation as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace or Champion Well-Ahead LA will verify this benchmark is met with the Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition. RESOURCES...
  • Schools
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Schools
    Documentation/Verification Comprehensive tobacco-free campus policy Copy of policy RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Promotion of the Louisiana Tobacco Quitline or another approved cessation service organization Written description or pictures of ways in which the LA Tobacco Quitline or other service is promoted RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Tobacco cessation coverage within employee health plans Copy of health plan benefits or health plan promotional...
  • Hospitals
    http://wellaheadla.com/WellSpots/WellSpot-Benchmarks/Hospitals
    Documentation/Verification Comprehensive tobacco-free policy Copy of policy RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Tobacco cessation coverage within employee health plans Copy of health plan benefits or health plan promotional materials Promotion of the Louisiana Tobacco Quitline or another approved cessation service organization Written description or pictures of ways in which the LA Tobacco Quitline or other service is promoted RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Designation as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace or...
  • Test Page
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    Cessation Resources Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Test Page Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Link Title Goes Here Short description about link goes here. if available. Copyright © 2015 Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Page Title Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras porta congue lacus sollicitudin placerat. Aliquam at eros congue eros lobortis...
  • WellSpots
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    Louisiana Office of Public Health's Health Promotion Team is working with worksites, hospitals, schools, child care centers, colleges/universities and restaurants to help them meet wellness benchmarks, like being tobacco-free or breastfeeding friendly. A place or organization that has implemented voluntary, smart changes to making healthier living easier for all Louisiana citizens will be designated as a “WellSpot.” WellSpots have demonstrated that they are committed to improving wellness outcomes. Places and organizations that meet certain wellness benchmarks can be designated as a Level 1, 2 or 3 WellSpot. To find out more about becoming a WellSpot, click on WellSpot Benchmarks and explore! The Well-Ahead Community Network Once a place or organization becomes a WellSpot, they are included in the Well-Ahead Community Network. The Well-Ahead Community section allows Louisiana citizens to connect with resources in their area that can help them achieve...
  • On The Go
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    To Get Active Find something that you like to do, such as gardening, biking, walking, canoeing, swimming, hiking, running or dancing Take your dog for a walk, they need the exercise too Join a local group or team to play a sport that you enjoy When available, take the stairs everywhere you go Work a little harder at things you already do. We all like a challenge! Start moving while watching T.V. Make exercise a family affair; take the kids out for new activities Be consistent and set a schedule If you have been inactive, always consult your healthcare provider before starting a physical activity program. On The Go On The Go Research shows that any amount of exercise, at any age, is beneficial to overall health. An active lifestyle can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by half, as well as reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. Consistent exercise regimens can improve...
  • 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%...
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