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Welcome to Massachusetts Health Council



  

 

 

 

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What's Happening at MHC

Initiatives You Should Know About

What does my contribution to MA Health Council achieve?

2000’s

 Successful fight for Smoke Free Workplaces

 Medication awareness outreach programs

 Member of coalition that fought for and saw passage of health care reform in Massachusetts

 8 editions of "Common Health for the Commonwealth: Massachusetts Trends in the Preventable Determinants of Health”

 Widespread promotion of  workplace wellness

 Fight for better school nutrition -- passage of school nutrition bill July 2010

 Advocating and promoting a prevention and wellness agenda for schools, workplaces, communities and government agencies

 Advocating for support and expansion of health education in schools

 Establishment of Prevention Caucus for Massachusetts State Legislature March 2011

 

 

Calendar

9/17/2015
Member Meeting:

10/13/2015
Health Policy Member Meeting


 
Newburyport Daily News
May 25, 2015
"Advocates slam opioid report"
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Business News Network (BNN)
May 19, 2015
"BNN News Interviews Jeff Stone, Massachusetts Health Council"
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The Boston Globe
May 19, 2015
"Baker shocked that more doctors aren’t warning of opioids"
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WWLP
May 16, 2015
"Report makes recommendations on Mass. drug crisis"
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MyTownMatters.com
May 15, 2015
"MA Health Council Releases New Report on the Opioid Epidemic"
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The Berkshire Eagle
May 15, 2015
"Massachusetts report outlines ideas from those working to fight addiction"
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Boston Herald
May 15, 2015
"Massachusetts needs to step up opioid abuse battle"
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Telegram.com
May 15, 2015
"Report suggests how coalitions should deal with opioid epidemic"
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The Boston Globe
October 29, 2014
"Mixed grades for Mass. in health report"
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State House News Service
October 28, 2014
"OPIOID DEATHS, OBESITY FLAGGED AS GROWING HEALTH THREATS"
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The Boston Herald
October 28, 2014
"Report: Murder down, heroin still problem in state"
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Boston Business Journal
October 28, 2014
"State report: Opioid usage, deaths increasing"

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SouthCoast Today
October 28, 2014
"Asthma, obesity and opioid addiction remain problems locally, statewide"
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The Berkshire Eagle
October 28, 2014
"Massachusetts health report: Murder down, heroin still problem"
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WWLP-22News
October 28, 2014
"Report reveals the public health problems most prevalent in MA"
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WBSM-1420AM
October 28, 2014
"Violent Crime Down, Drug Deaths Up in Massachusetts
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Cape Cod Times
October 29, 2014
"Report: Overdose deaths, hepatitis C climbing steadily on Cape"
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The Patriot Ledger
October 1, 2014
"Quincy courageous in confronting addiction"
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