Resources
We offer programs designed to provide disease prevention,and management as well as wellness programs for seniors, and health literacy training.

Publications

Health Education Materials
The Center for African-American Health produces culturally-sensitive health education materials specifically for African Americans.

Brochure by the Center for African-American Health,

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: A Postcard featuring the warning signs of heart attack and stroke This program is made possible by the generous contribution of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

If the Shoe Fits, Wear It!

Learn to Live Well with Diabetes This 6-week program was developed by the Center for African-American Health to provide information about managing and controlling diabetes.

Project Power Learn about Project Power, six educational workshops developed by the American Diabetes Association that provides churches and organizations with a foundation for integrating diabetes awareness messages and healthy living tips into the life of the family and organization. Project Power is offered by the Center for African-American Health. The program is customizable from a two-hour session to a full day seminar.

Living Well with Diabetes for African Americans

Depression and African Americans

You Can Prevent Colon Cancer: Get Screened

The African-American Man and His Prostate

An African-American Guide to Breast Health (in print only)

The African American Man's Playbook on Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease and African Americans: What You Should Know


Annual Reports

2013: Communities: Growing into Purpose This edition highlights our work through the experiences and voices of the people we are privileged to serve in community with personal testimonies of two areas of focus: the diabetes prevention program and the enrollment partnership with Colorado's health insurance marketplace, Connect for Health Colorado.

2011: Destination Health. Read about the Center's new Destination Health 5K Walk/Run and Learning Expo launched in 2011 and learn about all of the Center's programs and services to reduce the health disparities in the African-American community.

2010: Celebrating Our Volunteers. Volunteer are a big part of the Center for African-American Health's past and present, and will be an even bigger part of its future. Read in the 2010 annual report about four of these faithful volunteers and learn about the Center's efforts in 2010 to improve the health and well-being of African Americans living in metro Denver.

2008: Stories from the African-American Health Fair. The annual African-American Health Fair has rapidly grown to be one of the largest disease prevention efforts sponsored by the Center for African-American Health. View the photos from the health fair and read the compelling stories of three of the volunteers who make the health fair such a successful event, and the story of one of the individuals whose life was positively impacted because of the care he received at the fair.

2007: Alleviating the Health Disparities Affecting African Americans. Learn about the diseases and health conditions that disproportionately impact African-American men and women and read the inspiring stories of four people - a former Denver Bronco football player, an educator, a successful businessman, and a church deacon - whose lives have been affected by stroke, breast cancer, diabetes and prostate cancer.

2006: Better Together. The Center for African-American Health brings together key partners - healthcare providers, community outreach workers, black churches, and members of the African-American community - to deliver culturally competent disease prevention and disease management programs and improve the health of African Americans.

2005: Transition and Change. In 2005, the Center for African-American Health was born out of the health care programs of the Metro Denver Black Church Initiative. The new organization committed itself to providing the tools and resources necessary to improve the health and wellbeing of the African-American community in Denver. (in print only)


Fact Sheets

Faith & Health Ministries

Resources and Programs of the Center for African-American Health


Health Surveys
The Center's health surveys, the largest health surveys ever conducted of African Americans in Colorado, focus on discovering if their specific attitudes, beliefs and health behaviors could help account for the overall poorer health of African Americans.

2011 Consumer version

2011 Executive summary

2011 Full Report

2008 Full report

2008 Report summary

2007 Full report

2007 Report summary


Newsletters

Spring 2008: Promoting Senior Wellness. Learn about the health issues facing senior citizens; read about ways seniors can manage common health woes of aging and tips for staying active and independent.

Fall 2007: Preventing and Controlling Diabetes. So many Americans are developing diabetes that experts have declared it an epidemic. Read about what can help prevent diabetes and how people who have diabetes can live well and avoid complications from the disease.

Fall 2006: Breast Cancer Patient Navigator Program. Get valuable information about screening for breast cancer and treating the disease. Learn about the many resources available for prevention, treatment and support.


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