Addressing Public Health Issues in our Communities...
Berkshire AHEC has, over our 30 year history, provided leadership, participation and services in many areas of public health needs.We have been involved in such diverse issues such as teen pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, violence prevention, tobacco control, cultural competency, and health literacy.Our public health initiatives work is one of our five focus areas in our current strategic plan. We currently operate the Berkshire Tobacco-Free Community Partnership and the Youth Suicide Prevention Program.
Unnatural Causes...is inequality making us sick?
"UNNATURAL CAUSES goes beyond popular conceptions linking health to medical care, lifestyles and genes to explore evidence of other more powerful determinants: the social conditions in which we are born, live and work.
Conceived as part of a larger impact campaign in association with leading public health, policy and community-based organizations, the series is a production of California Newsreel with Vital Pictures, Inc.
Presented for public television by the National Minority Consortia. Impact campaign in association with the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Health Policy Institute."
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