It is critical to have information on where and how to secure
resources on heart health issues when developing chapter programs.
It is also necessary to not only know the various governmental agencies
that provide assistance with programs but how to access information.
There are a variety of groups that advocate for the same health
issues and building on that strength helps to make our programs
more successful. HeartLinks is listing the following contacts for
the chapter’s use.
American Heart Association
National Women’s Health Network
United States Department of Health
and Human Services
Nutrition & Fitness
National Heart Lung & Blood Institute
United States Department of Agriculture
Healthy Eating Index
Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Guidelines for Americans
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Diseases and Conditions
Surgeon General Women’s Health
Healthy People.gov www.healthypeople.gov
Heart Disease and stroke
go to patient health and click on heart health.
* Unnatural Causes
The “Unnatural Causes”
documentary series can help you promote health equity in the following
ways: Advocate, Educate and Organize. For more information about
available resources including a discussion guide, a policy guide
and a media guide visit