Supporting Prevention Under Health Reform



The National Prevention Strategy identifies four Strategic Directions.

  • Healthy & Safe Environments
  • Clinical and Community Preventive Services
  • Empowered People
  • Elimination of Health Disparities

These Strategic Directions are the foundation for all prevention efforts and form the basis for a prevention-oriented society.  Each Strategic Direction can stand alone and can guide actions that will demonstrably improve health.  Together, the Strategic Directions create the web needed to fully support Americans in leading longer and healthier lives.

Additionally the National Prevention Strategy has identifed seven priority issues:

We have a role in supporting the National Prevention Strategy!

For more information visit SAMSHA’s Prevention Under Health Reform webpage

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