Research Brief: Using Local Data and Social Determinants of Health to Understand Mental Health in Communities
This research brief features a UW-Madison Neighborhood Health Partnerships Program (NHP) tool developed to show how social determinants can directly impact mental health. The tool provides examples of evidence-informed linkages between living conditions and mental …May 15, 2023
Approximately 940,000 households use private wells in Wisconsin. Currently, there is no required testing for well owners, leaving about a quarter of Wisconsin’s drinking water unregulated and untested. To quantify testing and treatment patterns of …February 19, 2020
Most new staff hired to fill public health positions in local, state, and tribal agencies have not received comprehensive training and education specific to public health core competencies before they are hired. Although residency programs for …April 9, 2019
WPHRN Brief: Is your health department considering a survey to inform your community health assessment?
Local and tribal health departments (LTHDs) commonly use primary and secondary data to inform community health assessments. This brief serves as a starting point to assist LTHD leaders in thinking through the steps to decide if …November 29, 2018
This research brief describes and compares the ways Academic Health Departments and Public Health Practice-based Research Networks, like the Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN), are working to support evidence-informed public health practice. It compares …February 20, 2018
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