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Local Level Statistics
Overview of Health Rankings for Barnstable, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard. Can compare the demographics to other counties in Massachusetts or the United States.
Local Level Statistics and Community Information
Assessment of local health needs through surveys and analysis.
Rural Health: Evidence Based Research
Offers a library of resources, coverage or rural issues, state guides, toolkits, program models, and more.
Statistics and Evidence Based Database: All Health-Related Topics
Prepared by the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council (National Prevention Council).
Healthy Aging: Evidence Based Toolkit
Describes the trends of urbanization and aging, gives models for individuals and groups to stimulate action in their own cities, highlights the concerns of aging residents.
One time publication (2017)
Trauma Informed Care: Evidence Based Resources
Training Resources, best practices, steps for becoming a trauma-informed organization.
Updated in 2018
Prevention and Recovery: Evidence Based Database
Information about substance use as well as prevention and treatment guides.
Research and publications to understand the impact of alcohol on human health and well-being.
Individuals with Special Needs: Evidence Based Programs
Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority: a broad report which encompasses medicine, mental health, child welfare, education, the justice system and other areas with the best practices for persons with disabilities.
Published in 2009
Town Level Statistics
Demographic, lifestyle, and economic data on residents ages 65+ by town for all of Massachusetts.
Updated December 2018
Contains fact sheets as well as Department Publications about substance use on the Cape and Islands.
New publications, at least yearly
Contains government information on healthy aging, substance use and prevention, mental health, and much more. Statistics with best practices and information for communities.
Healthy Aging: Evidence Based Database
Resource for best practices and programs for residents to age in place and promote healthy aging.
Trauma Informed Care: Best Practices
By the Center for Health Care Strategies: Framework for organizational and clinical changes that can be practically implemented across the health care sector to address trauma.
One time publication (2016)
Trauma Informed Care: Approaches & Framework
Works to eliminate the use of seclusion, restraints, and other coercive practices and to develop the knowledge base on trauma informed care.
Updated in 2017
Repository of best practices and peer-reviewed journals about public health.
Updated at least yearly
Individuals with Special Needs: Evidence Based Program Evaluation
List of evidenced-based programs with their effectiveness and outcomes. Also has intervention reports for each program which describes the program and costs along with its effectiveness.