Technical Assistance and Training Resources for Prevention Agenda 2013-2017

Technical assistance and training resources for local health departments, hospitals and community-based organizations is being provided by:
Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) Prevention Agenda Technical Support
New York Academy of Medicine's Advancing Prevention Project
University at Albany School of Public Health's Center for Public Health and Continuing Education (CPHCE).

Previous News Items

See all of the previous Prevention Agenda news items.

Prevention Agenda 2013-2017: New York State's Health Improvement Plan

The Prevention Agenda 2013-17 is the blueprint for state and local action to improve the health of New Yorkers in five priority areas and to reduce health disparities for racial, ethnic, disability, socioeconomic and other groups who experience them.

Action Plans and Focus Areas

The Prevention Agenda 2013-2017's five priority action plans are accessible via HTML and PDF versions through links in the table below. Easy access to recommended interventions by sector is available by focus area under each action plan.

Recommended evidence-based programs, policies and practices have been identified for each action plan. Under each priority area below, a link to the information, organized by focus area and goal, is provided. For each recommended program, policy or practice, a brief description is given along with links to assist with implementation. Journal articles can be accessed from the New York State Library or Dickerman Library.

Prevent Chronic Diseases Action Plan

Prevent Chronic Diseases Action Plan

Promote Healthy Women and Children Action Plan

Promote Healthy Women, Infants and Children Action Plan

Promote Mental Health and Prevent Substance Abuse Action Plan

Promote Mental Health and Prevent Substance Abuse Action Plan