Blog Posts2019-09-11T18:59:24+00:00

Empowering & Educating for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Empowering & Educating for Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Community Health Charities is empowering individuals to take action by raising awareness about the signs of sexual assault. The 2015 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) reports that more than 1 in 3 women and nearly 1 in 4 men [...]

April 9, 2019|

Why Earth Day Is More Than Just A Day

Why Earth Day Is More Than Just A Day Monday, April 22, is Earth Day, a global day of activism in support of environmental protection. According to the Earth Day Network, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities each year. Participating in Earth Day activities helps protect our environment, but did you know it [...]

April 5, 2019|

Learn the Signs of Colorectal Cancer Early

Learn the Signs of Colorectal Cancer Early Did you know that colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer? It’s also one of the most treatable cancers if caught early. March is National Colorectal Awareness Month and CHC wants to help raise awareness year-round.  According to the American Cancer Society, Colorectal Cancer is the third most [...]

March 26, 2019|

Leading health experts speak at the Future of Workforce and Community Health

Leading health experts speak at the Future of Workforce and Community Health Community Health Charities recently held an invitation-only event hosted by The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta to discuss local workforce health and community resilience and initiate solutions-oriented conversations. Dr. Arti Aurora, Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company, welcomed guests and [...]

March 14, 2019|

Do-Good Date Night

Do-Good Date Night Everyone loves a romantic evening at a special restaurant with that special someone or just spending an afternoon cuddled on the couch with a good movie. But did you know that getting out and doing good is good for your love life too? A nationwide survey by our partner Leukemia and Lymphoma Society showed that volunteering [...]

February 4, 2019|

Health Resources for Those Affected by Government Shutdown

Health Resources for Those Affected by Government Shutdown Community Health Charities is a nonprofit that improves health and wellbeing and connects individuals and families to nearly 2,000 top health and human service charities, which provide helpful resources available to those affected by the shutdown: The American Diabetes Association offers a database of Prescription Discount Programs. If you [...]

January 14, 2019|

7 Steps to a Healthier You: How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

7 Steps to a Healthier You: How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution You are never too old, too out-of-shape, or too overweight to make healthy changes. And while it doesn’t take the start of a new year to institute healthy changes in your life, it is the perfect opportunity to think about the improvements you [...]

January 14, 2019|

The Health Impact of Loneliness

The Health Impact of Loneliness A survey by Cigna conducted in May of 2018 revealed that nearly half of Americans report sometimes or always feeling alone or left out and that Generation Z (adults ages 18-22) is the loneliest generation. “Loneliness has the same impact on mortality as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, making it even more dangerous than obesity,” [...]

December 21, 2018|

Helping Heroes this Holiday Season

Helping Heroes this Holiday Season The holidays can be a trying time for many in our community as they face feelings of mourning, loss, or loneliness. For many veterans, episodes of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can surface while newly returning veterans often struggle to readjust to civilian life. In May, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order to [...]

December 21, 2018|