health and disability

Now Accepting Applications: NACCHO Disability Technical Assistance Program

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is currently accepting applications through November 30, 2017 for its Disability Technical Assistance Program. This initiative is designed to support local health departments seeking to increase inclusivity and accessibility for people with disabilities in their programs,…

New Inclusion Initiative Video: Reaching People with Disabilities Through Healthy Communities

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a video about their ongoing inclusion project. NACDD is working with 10 local communities across…

Now Recruiting: NACCHO Health & Disability Fellowship Program

NACCHO is currently seeking two graduate students to become the newest Health and Disability fellows The NACCHO Health and Disability Fellowship Program is an invaluable workforce development opportunity for graduate level students and interested getting…

New NACCHO Fact Sheet: Five Steps for Inclusive Health Promotion

NACCHO’s Health and Disability program recently released a new fact sheet, titled “Five Steps for Inclusive Promotion,” now available via the NACCHO Health and Disability webpage. This four-page resource provides health department staff with five action steps for the…

Mental Health Among People with Disabilities: Local Health Departments Can Promote Awareness on Dual Diagnosis

By Evelyn Arana, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow In recognition of May’s Mental Health Month, organizations and people across the US are raising awareness for mental health. NACCHO joins the National Alliance on Mental Illness,…