The Rural Opioid Technical Assistance (ROTA) project supports University of Missouri Extension field faculty in developing, analyzing, and disseminating data and outcomes on addressing opioid issues in rural communities.
The Wellness Wheel assessment was developed by University of New Hampshire Extension and web-enabled by CARES. The Wellness Wheel is a tool and visual representation that assesses an individual’s perception of overall wellness. Focusing on all 8 dimensions of wellness, the assessment aims to improve overall quality of life and healthy habits through personal decision-making. Additional information about the Wellness Wheel is available at: https://extension.unh.edu/health-well-being/programs/wellness-wheel-assessment
CARES, in partnership with Well-Being in the Nation (WIN), reconstructed and provided data updates to winmeasures.org in early 2023. The refreshed site aims to, “bring you data on the WIN Core Measures and Leading Indicators.” WIN Core Measures focus on three main areas: Well-being of People, Well-being of Places, and Equity. Leading Indicators are searchable at the national, state, county, and city level (where available) and encompass a core set of equity-focused social determinants. Learn more about the WIN Measures health equity framework and how it can be applied across sectors and initiatives.
CARES provides the Michigan Public Health Institute with access to data, maps, and reporting tools through a series of widgets. These data and tools support public health agencies across the state by providing access to reliable health needs assessment data.
The Andrew County Public Health Department has teamed up with CARES to develop a local public health dashboard that provides citizens and the media with easy access to data for all major reportable diseases. Data are shown for more than 15 reportable diseases in the county with benchmarks for previous years.
The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ), through hospitalfinancies.org, provides access to IRS 990 data for nonprofit hospitals in the United States.
The Missouri Recovery Friendly Workplaces Hub provides resources to employers on how to become a recovery friendly workplace. Recovery Friendly Workplaces promote employee safety, health, and well-being by reducing stigma and providing recovery resources related to the challenges surrounding substance use disorders.
CARES hosts a suite of COVID-19 data dashboards at the national, state, and local levels. The city and county dashboards are the result of a partnership between CARES and local public health departments to streamline and make data publicly available.
CARES provides data analysis support to the Center for Health Policy at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.