Good health is the foundation for living well. When we help the sick or disabled, and support efforts that promote healthy living, the entire community benefits.
Greater New Haven is healthy by national standards, but diabetes, obesity, smoking rates and other health concerns remain high within underserved neighborhoods.
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In small towns and big cities, rural areas and suburbs, the number of people abusing pain pills and turning to heroin has grown to unprecedented heights. The resulting losses in relationships, money and lives have been tragic — hitting families at every income level and across all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Highlights from the Donor Briefing with panelists David Hunter, Frances Padilla and Michael Taylor, moderated by Kenn Harris on October 3, 2017 at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.
The Foundation's support of health organizations and projects benefit some of the most vulnerable members of our community - the chronically mental ill and homeless, elderly, recent immigrants, and formerly incarcerated individuals.
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JAMA Viewpoint: Young African American men benefit little from U.S. health care. The Journal of American Medical Association commentary co-authored by New Haven Healthy Start Director Kenn Harris.
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Project Access-New Haven is dedicated to collaborating among partners in the health care community in order to make medical care accessible to everyone.Read More ›