Community Health Improvement Plan Focus Areas


Mental Health

Mental Health is a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and able to make a contribution to his or her community.
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The Health and Wellness Center at Langley Air Force Base, Va., offers
portion control plates to assist in healthier eating practices. Each meal
should include protein, vegetables, fruits and a grain, with each serving
approximately the size of a fist. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
Brittany Paerschke-O'Brien/Released)

Nutrition and Physical Activity

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect of health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems.
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Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is the use of a substance that results in negative consequences. This includes but is not limited to; alcohol, misuse of prescription medications, and illegal mood-altering substances.
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Health Issues

It is critical for communities to be attentive to other ongoing and emerging health issues and to respond collaboratively to address them. Some examples would be Drug abuse, Violence, and Electronic Cigarettes.
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