MHSA Interventions by Impact - Goal 3.2

Goal 3.2: Facilitate and strengthen MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention
NOTE: Mental Emotional Behavioral (MEB) disorder prevention includes substance abuse prevention and other MEB disorder prevention.
Levels of Health Impact Pyramid * Interventions
Counseling and Education
  • Identify evidence-based MEB health promotion and disorder prevention that can be applied in the setting.
Clinical Interventions
  • Integrate treatment with MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention.
Long-Lasting Protective Interventions
  • Identify opportunities to support training in integration of MEB promotion, MEB disorder prevention and treatment services.
  • Train primary care providers and other professionals in MEB health promotion and MEB disorder prevention, including access to screening.
Changing the Context to Make Individuals' Decisions Healthy
  • Measure and make available local and State data on MEB well-being and MEB disorder prevention to increase transparency and quality of practice.
  • Support integration of prevention and treatment across the lifespan.
Socioeconomic Factors
  • Advocate for addressing the common protective factors, such as parent engagement and social connectedness, and risk factors for mental, emotional and behavioral well-being and disorder prevention, such as poverty and exposure to violence.

* Frieden T., "A Framework for Public Health Action: The Health Impact Pyramid". American Journal of Public Health. 2010; 100(4): 590-595

Note: The Prevention Agenda 2013-2017 has been extended to 2018 to align its timeline with other state and federal health care reform initiatives.

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