Online Program

Motivated to live a better life: A chronic disease self-management tool to improve and motivate healthier outcomes of Mississippians

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Sebrenia Robinson, Mississippi State Department of Health, Jackson, MS
LaTonya Lott, MS, MPH, Office of Health Data and Research, Mississippi State Department of Health, Jackson, MS
In 2008, the Mississippi State Department of Health-Motivated to Live a Better Life: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (MSDH-CDSMP) was introduced in Mississippi, utilizing grant funds from the National Association Chronic Disease Directors (2008-2011). The goal was to integrate Arthritis Interventions into existing chronic disease and/or other health promotion programs.  The Stanford Model of the Chronic Disease Self-Management was the evidence-based intervention chosen to integrate these activities and address all chronic conditions.  Since 2009, Motivated to Live a Better Life! CDSMP has conducted over 182 participant workshops reaching close to 1,600 Mississippians. In 2012, MSDH began offering the Stanford model of the diabetes self-management. To become more culturally competent, the MSDH incorporated the Spanish version of Motivated to Live Better Life: CD(D)SMP in 2013, to reach the Hispanic population in the State. Motivated to Live a Better Life sustainability efforts includes partnering with worksite wellness (state agencies, private and public organizations), physician referrals and veterans affairs.

Learning Areas:

Chronic disease management and prevention

Learning Objectives:
Describe chronic disease self-management training efforts in the state of Mississippi

Keyword(s): Self-Management, Community-Based Partnership & Collaboration

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

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