SHIP works to ensure that people have access to evidence-based programs that help them prevent and manage chronic diseases, prevent falls and quit smoking.
The goal of this strategy is to increase clinic-community linkages for equitable access to health care prevention services that address tobacco cessation, pediatric and/or adult obesity, breastfeeding support, falls prevention, and dementia awareness and support. This strategy is founded on effective collaboration between health care settings, local public health agencies and community-based organizations.
SHIP Supported Activities
Identify clinic partners to assess gaps and barriers, then support enhancing screen, counsel, refer and follow-up protocols for evidence-based programs, including: ▪ National Diabetes Prevention Program ▪ Tai Ji Quan Moving for Better Balance ▪ Call it Quits Tobacco Referral Program ▪ Dementia-Friendly Communities ▪ A Matter of Balance ▪ MDH Breastfeeding-Friendly Maternity ▪ Chronic Disease Self-Management Centers Program