Be a part of an interdisciplinary team with the common goal of enhancing individual health and the health of the larger community through health promotion and disease prevention outreach.
Everyone has a role to play in enhancing the health of a community. Individuals, community organizations, and businesses should all work together to promote the overall health and well-being within their community.
Community engagement is a proven method to promote health and well-being. It involves working together to support healthy environments and better quality of life for people of all ages.
What is health behavior? Health behavior refers to a person’s beliefs and actions regarding their health and well-being.
How can I affect health behavior change? By helping to engage and empower individuals and communities to increase control over, and to improve, their health by increasing healthy behaviors and eliminating unhealthy behaviors to reduce risk.
Health Behavior Change
Belief is a major factor in motivating healthy behaviors. Beliefs guide actions. In order to promote healthy behaviors, we work to increase knowledge and awareness of health issues, support healthy community practices, communicate the benefits of health behavior changes, provide information about health services.