State Success Stories
NEW PUBLICATION! Creating Healthy Communities - Success Stories from ACHIEVE contains 24 pages describing the impact of ACHIEVE policy and environmental change efforts in communities. Download a copy here.
To submit your state's success stories, click here.
State programs are reducing the burden of chronic disease across the U. S. NACDD is publishing their stories to:
- Educate policymakers about programs that work
- Show decision-makers that funds are well spent
- Support the NACDD policy and communications effort
- Serve as program examples for other states
Examples of Successful State Programs....
In Missouri, more than half the people using an arthritis self-help toolkit felt better about managing their arthritis as a result.
In Florida, bus drivers, mechanics, and other employees now regularly monitor their health at self-management kiosks as part of a low-cost employee wellness program.