Community resistance to innovative public health interventions: A case study of one community's experience with a suicide prevention campaign
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify when and why communities become resistant to innovative public health interventions. Describe two methods on how to overcome community resistance to innovative public health interventions.
Keyword(s): Health Promotion and Education, Suicide
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the research director on a suicide prevention campaign for the past 2 years. I worked for the local public health agency as a Prevention Health Specialist and I was responsible for creating and implementing public health interventions. My scientific interests include research and evaluation of strategies for social marketing and community-based media projects that address behavior and attitude change.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.