• Race and Health Equity Resource Guide
    Access a variety of resources to support your learning and growth.  
  • Explore our reports & data
    Check out our reports!  
  • Advocating for Policies to Improve Health
    Where you live, work, & play has a major impact on health.  We support collective & community actions to include health in all policies so it's easier to make healthy choices.  
  • Coalition Building
    We provide expert planning, facilitation, activity tracking, evaluation, and sustainability planning services while prioritizing community ownership, capacity building, and health equity.  
  • Research and Evaluation
    We offer a broad range of research and evaluation services to help you target and measure the impact of your programs.   
  • Springfield Youth Health Data
    Want to know more about youth health in Springfield?  2023 data is now available!  
  • Join Us in Partnering for Health Equity 
    Our Vision: All people have access to what they need to lead healthy lives.  

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Adolescent Mental Health Doesn't Take a Vacation
The Public Health Institute of Western MA has joined MiraVista Behavioral Health Center to launch a public awareness campaign about youth…
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Kathleen Szegda and Tiffany Rufino to be panelists at upcoming BIRCh conference about advancing behavioral health
Join the BIRCh Project on May 31, 2024 from 8:30-4pm at Hotel Northampton for a conference, Shared Solutions and Partnerships: Advancing…
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Tiffany Rufino, Samantha Hamilton, Eli Crespo, and Maddie Press to present at 2024 Problem Gambling Conference on May 17
The 2024 Problem Gambling Conference, hosted by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is an opportunity to learn more about the…
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Data & Reports
Data & Reports

Data & Reports

Check out our youth and health equity reports and browse a few of our favorite data sources.

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Youth Mental Health Roadmap for Western MA
Youth Mental Health Roadmap for Western MA

Youth Mental Health Roadmap for Western MA

Over the past year, PHIWM has been convening a range of stakeholders to create a roadmap that prioritizes promotion and prevention efforts, building off the important findings from the Commonwealth’s Promote and Prevent Commission’s 2018 report, as well as the 2021 Massachusetts Behavioral Health Roadmap.

 

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Community Health Equity Initiative: Data and Action Support
Data and Action Support

Community Health Equity Initiative: Data and Action Support

Do you want support using Community Health Equity Initiative (CHEI) survey data for action? As the regional data and action support provider for Western and Central Massachusetts, we are here to help!

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Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition
Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition

Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition

Working to improve the quality of life for people and communities with asthma in the Pioneer Valley, the coalition focuses on Healthy Homes, Climate Change and Healthy Schools.

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Research
Research

Research

PHIWM's Research team works to help providers, policy makers and communities target and measure the impact of their programs/initiatives.  Learn about our research assessments including the Western Massachusetts Casino Health Impact Assessment, the Springfield Health Equity Report and the Coalition of Western MA Hospitals Community Health Needs Assessments.

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Health Equity
Health Equity

Health Equity

What does health equity mean to you? Learn about our vision to create communities where everyone has access to what they need to live healthy lives.

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Health Policy
Health Policy

Health Policy

We incorporate health policy in our coalition building inititiaves in order to ensure sustainability of outcomes and iimpacts. Learn about our latest policy efforts.

 

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Coalition Building
Coalition Building

Coalition Building

Our model of collaborative leadership balances developing relationships and facilitating processes that lead to action, outcomes, and cross sector coordination.

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