“You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing...By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone's life can stand a little of that.”
- E. B. White from Charlotte's Web
Disability & Public Health
Improving the Health of People with Disabilities
through State-Based Health Programs
The New Hampshire Disability and Public Health project (DPH) is collaboration between the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services and the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire. The overarching goal of the collaboration is to promote and maximize health, prevent chronic disease, improve emergency preparedness and increase the quality of life among people with disabilities. Project activities will focus on infusing disability components into existing public health programs and activities or supporting existing public health and disability programs and activities.
Access to Health Care*
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The New Hampshire Disability & Public Health project is funded by a three-year, $900,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.