Category: health disparities

REACH Sustainability Fact Sheet

REACH Sustainability REACH Programs work across various types of communities in America including rural areas, urban areas, small towns and tribal communities. Sustainability is at the forefront of REACH programs as it creates momentum to maintain community-wide change by organizing and maximizing community resources. When a community collaborates with local…

REACH Rural Areas Fact Sheet

Using REACH to cultivate Health in Rural Areas, Small Towns, and Tribal Communities REACH programs work across various types of communities in America including rural areas, urban areas, small towns, and tribal communities. Americans living in rural areas have higher rates of preventable risk behaviors including cigarette smoking and higher rates of chronic…

REACH Urban Communities Fact Sheet

REACH programs work in urban, rural and tribal communities, especially in underserved areas that lack adequate housing, transportation, health care, and food systems. Lack of access to these systems can lead to physical inactivity, poor nutrition, tobacco use, and chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity. Read about…