Preventing Chronic Disease: A Guide For Local Health Departments (web and PDF versions)
This community-based approach to chronic disease prevention in underserved populations at high risk for disease focuses on organizing many segments of the community.
Chronic disease is the leading killer in Contra Costa and the single biggest cause of diminished quality of life.
Presents a strategy that health departments and other agencies can use for improving community health, describing the asset-based, community building model of the Healthy Neighborhoods Project and how it has been implemented in our county.
Regional Resource Guides (Contra Costa Crisis Center)