Teen Dating Violence Month Dating Violence Dating Violence also known as Intimate Partner Violence, is a significant public health problem that affects millions of people. Sadly, according to the Department of Justice, Intimate Partner Violence accounts for 15% of all violent c
NO NAME-CALLING WEEK January 15-21, 2018 Where Did No Name-Calling Week Come from? No Name-Calling Week was inspired by The Misfits by James Howe. The Misfits is about four best friends who are trying to survive the 7th grade despite the frequent taunts about their weight, height, i
The Nation’s Health, a publication of the American Public Health Association reports on a study published July 3 by the University of Washington School of Public Health in the Journal of Adolescent Health about the relationship between bullying and gun violence. Researchers used
In May, the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention moved to 119 Jari Drive, Suite 2, Johnstown, PA. We are happy to be neighbors with Allegheny Unlimited Care Providers, and look forward to continuing our community health promotion work in our new space. Come check us out.
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a school health conference on Tuesday September 27 and Wednesday September 28, in Washington, PA. This free conference “School Health is Academic” features many important school health topics and speakers. Tuesday is a pr
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Celebrate National Public Health week with us! Let the American Public Health Association show you how we can create the healthiest nation in eight steps. Click the link to visit their website National Public Health Week 2016 . American Public Health Association will host its sixth an