ERIC Number: ED235292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May
Source Book for Health Education Materials and Community Resources.
Center for Disease Control (DHEW/PHS), Atlanta, GA.
This book is primarily a guide and source directory to health education materials in 10 nationally recognized health risk areas: (1) stopping or reducing smoking; (2) improving nutrition; (3) controlling high blood pressure; (4) modifying alcohol intake or drinking habits; (5) increasing physical activity; (6) reducing stress; (7) detecting cancer in its early stages; (8) controlling diabetes mellitus; (9) improving or maintaining wellness; and (10) preventing traffic accidents. Designed to help people who deliver health education/risk reduction services, the guide includes background information on how to locate, select, and evaluate materials appropriate for specific clients, and a list of places providing such materials. The book also includes guidelines for finding and selecting other risk reduction services for a coordinated health promotion network within the community and a list of risk reduction programs to contact. The following appendices are included: a List of Formats and Definitions of Materials; Sources of Materials; Sources of Referral Program Information; Catalogs and Directories of Health Education Materials; Health Education Newsletters and Periodicals; a Bibliography; Blank Forms for Reproduction; and Examples of Applying the Methodology (for selecting and evaluating health materials). (CMG)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Disease Control (DHEW/PHS), Atlanta, GA.