MTDH Program Areas
HEALTH & WELLNESS
The Montana Disability and Health Program is organized to respond to the health priorities of Montanans with disabilities across the life course. The 2005 Surgeon General’s Call to Action to improve the health and wellness of persons with disabilities defined disability as “a feature of the body, mind or senses that can affect a person’s daily life.”
More recently, the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA) was established to mobilize a nationwide, comprehensive, community-driven, and sustained approach to combating health disparities and to move the nation toward achieving health equity for vulnerable populations including populations with disability.