The Connection covers news and updates from the Connections IN Health team, including resources specifically related to the
chronic diseases addressed by these initiatives. Subscribe below to receive our quarterly e-update.
RESOURCES FOR GOOD HEALTH
These resources are shared by the Connections IN Health team to provide encouragement and support specifically related to chronic diseases the initiatives address. Please let us know if you are in need of a resource that we may be able to provide.
If you are interested in becoming a member of one of the Connections IN Health initiatives, please fill out the membership inquiry form to become more involved!
Join the Indiana Black Barber Health Initiative (IBBHI) for a 10-year celebration! Looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity? Volunteer with the IBBHI as they work in 16 different communities across the state, on select Saturdays in April. The IBBHI willRead More
With 3.6 million youth in the United States using e-cigarettes, it is time to talk about the risks associated with this dangerous behavior. Last year, the CDC found that 1 in 5 high school students (20.8%) and 1 in 20Read More
In 2019, 42,000 women died as a result of breast cancer and 4,207 women lost their lives to cervical cancer in the United States of America. Early detection screening programs have been shown to prevent nearly all cervical cancer deathsRead More
Oats. It is a versatile food utilized in many breakfast foods/drinks from cereal to oatmeal to even milk. Oats are a cereal grain grown for their seed that we can eat, and so can animals. The bulk of oats grownRead More
The Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance is excited to bring you this month’s Feature Friday! This month we’re bringing attention to the challenges of accessing telehealth in rural communities with a podcast discussion with coalition members Elizabeth Sons and SarahRead More
The Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance is excited to bring you this month’s Feature Friday! This month we’re highlighting members Ann Hasse and Lisa Harman. Lisa and Ann sat down for a conversation with HHWA partner QSource to discuss theRead More
[Panel members at film screening]Dozens of people came out to the Indianapolis Central Library for a free screening of a film called, “A Teachable Moment.” The event was part of a collaboration with the library and the Cardiovascular and DiabetesRead More
The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC), led by Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s Connections IN Health team, completed and finalized the Indiana State Asthma Plan in August. This plan will be in effect for the next five years andRead More
Expanding collaborations with the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the IU Simon Cancer Center, the Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships program has created Connections IN Health to help support a healthier population of Hoosiers. Connections IN Health includesRead More
The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and the Indiana State Department of Health have formed a new partnership to improve health in Indiana. This alliance will unite the state’s health coalition work with that of the Indiana CTSI,Read More