HEALTH & WELLNESS
The Montana Disability and Health Program is organized to respond to the health priorities of Montanans with disabilities across the life course. Disability has been defined by the 2005 Surgeon General’s Call to Action as “a feature of the body, mind or senses that can affect a person’s daily life.”
- MTDH Awarded 5-year Funding Opportunity The Montana Disability and Health Program has successfully competed for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 5-year funding opportunity, Improving the Health of People with Mobility Limitations and Intellectual Disabilities through State-based Public Health Programs. Funding will occur from 2016 – 2021. An official press release will be coming soon!
- Healthy People 2020 Webinar Healthy People 2020 webinar features the Montana Disability and Health Program and Living Well with a Disability!
Title: Progress Review on Improving Health Outcomes through Inclusion and Participation
When: Thursday, August 11 at 10:30 – 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time
For more information and to register, go here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USOPHSODPHPHF/bulletins/1574cd9
Success Story Spotlight
- Success Story Spotlight Facilitated version of the 14 Weeks to a Healthier You!
Many programs have been established that promote healthy weight and nutrition for people with disabilities; however, few have been written to address the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). The 14-Weeks to a Healthier You! is an internet-based fitness and nutrition program targeted …