Help Yourself to Better Health Campaign

 

 

The Help Yourself to Better Health Campaign is about helping people take charge of their lives by taking control of their health. We know that evidence-based self-management programs play a major role in living well and aging well; now it’s time to make sure EVERYBODY knows this and is motivated to take steps to avoid injury and improve their health.

 

Goals of the Campaign

1) Increase public awareness of and engagement in evidence-based health promotion programs, and

2) Ensure access to programs by advocating for funding to support and implement evidence-based health promotion programs that prevent injury and improve wellness.

 

Join the Movement!  

If you have an on-going health problem or are at risk for an illness or injury, there are things you can do to help yourself to better health. Check out the evidence-based programs we have to offer by clicking on the Find a Workshop box at right.  There you will find a variety of programs in communities throughout Wisconsin that you can sign-up for that will help you take charge of your health.

 

If you're a health promotion program Leader, Coordinator, Volunteer or have a personal or professional interest in motivating people to take charge of their health through evidence-based programs, we want you!  Beginning in June 2018 and running through June of 2019, we will be developing materials, planning activities and events, and holding calls to let you know all about it and how you can participate.  If you're interested and want to get involved, contact Kris Krasnowski to join the campaign distribution list and get invitations to campaign conference calls. 

 

The materials below are designed to help you promote local programs by using the campaign theme - Help Yourself to Better Health.  Check back here regularly for updates and new materials coming soon.  If you have questions on how to use the materials or problems downloading documents, please contact Kris Krasnowski.

 

Materials & Resources

Campaign Overview (pdf) 6/2018

 

Print Material

The documents below can be used as posters, flyers, or ads and customized to incorporate your own local content.  To use, download the document you want to customize and open it.  Click on the text box you want to customize and add your own information and/or logo.  Save and print or insert into your newsletter or paper as needed.  

 

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Conversation Starter Cards

Print pages back-to-back, fold, and place these cards (to be used as table tents) in places where people gather to start discussions about healthy behaviors and health promotion programs. There are several topics to choose from.

 

Help Yourself to Better Health - #1

Help Yourself to Better Health - #2

Falls Prevention - #1

Falls Prevention - #2

Chronic-condition management 

Diabetes management

Caregiver Support

 

 

Presentations

Help Yourself to Better Health
PowerPoint presentation.  

This PowerPoint presentation can be
adapted to help you promote programs
in your communty.

 

Download here.

Elevator Pitch Template

Want to convince a decision-maker
of the value of your programs? 
Check out the sample and follow the
outline to build your own elevator pitch to
help you generate support.  

Download here.
















Resources

Healthy Aging Grants
Issue Brief

Learn more about the issue and
find support data that builds the case
for Healthy Aging Grants.

Download here.