• Sleuth Radio: December 28, 2017

    Food Sleuth Radio, Leslie Mikkelsen Interview

    Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, interviews PI's Leslie Mikkelsen. Mikkelsen explains that our environment, and the public policies that affect the kinds of foods that are accessible, available and affordable, play the most critical role in supporting healthful food choices and preventing chronic disease. 

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  • Oxford University Press Blog: December 12, 2017

    Communities can prevent violence

    Oxford University Press features a blog by PI's Larry Cohen on what communities can do to prevent violence from occurring in the first place.

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  • Health Affairs Blog: November 30, 2017

    Improving Population Health Outcomes By Investing In Community Prevention

    In her latest piece in Health Affairs Blog, Lexi Nolen covers The Episcopal Health Foundation's investment in health system transformation via the Texas Community Centered Health Homes (CCHH) Initiative. The CCHH model goes beyond individual care to promote community-level prevention by addressing community conditions (food, mental health, environment, etc.) that affect health. Over the past year, EHF has worked with PI to develop and implement CCHH models within 13 community-based clinics in Texas.

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  • Our Weekly, Los Angeles: November 29, 2017

    Wellness institute opens office in Leimert Park

    Merdies Hayes reports on Prevention Institute's purchase of a building at 4315 Leimert Blvd in Leimert Park, where it has rented space for the last two years. The new office is strategically placed in an area where staff can help ensure that future community developments like the light rail truly benefit all residents.

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  • The Sacramento Bee: November 2, 2017

    How to prevent sexual harassment and violence before it happens

    The Sacramento Bee features an op-ed by Pi’s Lisa Fujie Parks and Prevent Connect’s David S. Lee on increased media attention to incidents of sexual violence, and the opportunity it presents for practitioners and leaders to implement programs and policy to prevent harassment in the first place.

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  • Times Colonist: October 9, 2017

    Creating mentally healthy communities

    Times Colonist Contributor and PI Board Member Dr. Trevor Hancock highlights Prevention Institute's latest report on mental health, "Back to Our Roots." With accessible and varied examples, Dr. Hancock emphasizes how the complexly interrelated social determinants of health, from housing and economic opportunities to community networks, all directly affect mental health.

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