The Early Detection, Intervention and Prevention of Psychosis in Adolescents and Young Adults (EDIPPP) initiative has gathered evidence to show the value of engaging communities toward preventing severe mental illness in young people. Hear about one young woman's journey.
The RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize honors outstanding community partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. These communities are creating a culture of health in their backyards. They were selected in 2013 from more than 160 applicants for their innovative strategies.
In 2006, Terry Huang, a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, proposed a new approach to combating childhood obesity: architecture. VMDO Architects, in collaboration with the University of Virginia and University of Nebraska, redesigned a 1950s-era elementary school in rural Virginia to encourage healthy eating and physical activity among all students.
The nonpartisan commission will investigate how factors such as education, environment, income and housing shape and affect personal behavioral choices. The United States spends more on health than any other nation. Yet, the U.S. ranks at or near th ...