Recognition and sincere appreciation go to the many individuals and organizations that participate in and contribute to the NH Asthma Collaborative. These include in particular members of the NH Asthma Steering Committee; working groups for surveillance, healthy environments, and clinical services/disease management; ad hoc planning groups; and New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) colleagues and program partners.
American Lung Association of New England
The American Lung Association of the Northeast serves Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. We are part of the American Lung Association, the oldest voluntary health agency in the U.S.
Breathe New Hampshire
Through education, advocacy, research, and partnerships, Breathe New Hampshire works to eliminate lung disease and improve the quality of life for those living with lung disease in New Hampshire.
City of Manchester Health Department
The Manchester Health Department a leading advocate for local public health in New Hampshire and provides the highest level of public health services to the people of Manchester.
City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services
The Mission of the Nashua DPHCS is to promote, protect and preserve the health and well-being of the Greater Nashua Region through leadership and community collaboration. The Vision is to have an informed, safe, healthy and resilient community where all people can thrive and prosper.
Elliot Health Systems
The Elliot Health System is a non-profit health care system serving NH’s health care needs since 1890.
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
The mission of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is to help sustain a high quality of life for all citizens by protecting and restoring the environment and public health in New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Department Of Education
The mission of the New Hampshire Department of Education is to provide educational leadership and services which promote equal educational opportunities and quality practices and programs that enable New Hampshire residents to become fully productive members of society.
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the largest agency in New Hampshire state government, responsible for the health, safety and well being of the citizens of New Hampshire. DHHS provides services for individuals, children, families and seniors and administers programs and services such as mental health, developmental disability, substance abuse and public health. This is accomplished through partnerships with families, community groups, private providers, other state and local government entities, and many citizens throughout the State who help make New Hampshire a special place in which to live.
New Hampshire DHHS, Bureau of Special Medical Services
Special Medical Services, the New Hampshire Title V Program for Children with Special Health Care Needs, administers health programs and services for children ages’ birth to 21 years, who have, or are at risk for, a chronic medical condition, disability or special health care need.
New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services
The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is a responsive, expert, leadership organization that promotes optimal health and well being for all people in New Hampshire and protects them from illness and injury. DPHS is responsible to serve the public – individuals, families, communities and organizations – by delivering high quality, evidence-based services. DPHS responds promptly to public health threats, inquiries, and emerging issues.
New Hampshire DHHS, DPHS, Asthma Control Program
The New Hampshire Asthma Control Program’s work focuses on asthma surveillance activities and implementation of the NH State Asthma Plan.
New Hampshire DHHS, DPHS, Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
The Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is a resource to help address the risk of lead poisoning and other health, safety and energy issues that stem from the home environment. The Program includes the following components:
- Coordination and oversight of the Statewide Healthy Homes Strategic Action Plan;
- Facilitator of the “One-Touch” Healthy Homes initiative;
- Nurse case management for lead poisoned children;
- Environmental inspections for lead poisoned children;
- Licensing and certification of lead paint professionals;
- Statewide monitoring of all reported child and adult blood lead levels;
- Professional and public education; and
- Lead poisoning policy and rule development and enforcement.
New Hampshire DHHS, DPHS, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death in the United States and New Hampshire. The Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP) is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and is dedicated to the implementation of a comprehensive program designed to reduce the prevalence and consumption of tobacco use in New Hampshire. The Program’s primary goals are to:
- prevent NH youth from beginning to use tobacco;
- eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke;
- promote quitting tobacco among users;
- and prioritize efforts to reach those most affected by tobacco
New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning – Weatherization Assistance Program
New Hampshire Education Association – NEA NH
New Hampshire Public Health Association
Our goal is to help strengthen the state’s public health system to improve health, prevent disease and reduce costs for all. We provide a forum for the exchange of public health information.
Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center
The Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a community-based organization currently serving Sullivan, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Strafford, Cheshire, and Rockingham counties. Our mission is to develop, promote, and coordinate community and academic multi-disciplinary partnerships for health professions education. We focus on under-served communities and provide education for students, practicing health professionals, and members of southern New Hampshire communities.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency New England Regional Office’s Indoor Environments Program
The US EPA New England Regional Office’s Indoor Environments Program focuses on gathering and disseminating information on indoor air pollution and related health risks to the public and affected communities through state, tribal and local partnerships.