Chronic Disease Grant

State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health

Chronic Disease Grant offers:

Living Well with Chronic Conditions (the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program or CDSMP) is a six-week workshop that provides tools for living a healthy life with chronic health conditions, including diabetes, arthritis, asthma and heart disease. Through weekly sessions, the workshop provides support for continuing normal daily activities and dealing with the emotions that chronic conditions may bring about.

See more at: http:/www.tn.gov/health/topic/CDSM

The National Diabetes Prevention Program—or National DPP—is a CDC recognized program that we can offer to individuals to help prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes. If you or someone you know is interested in this program, please contact Kacey Houston at 423-279-2790.

If you or someone you know has high blood pressure or hypertension, please reach out to Rachel Dean, 423-279-2790, to learn more about how to manage your blood pressure from home and educational programs that could be available to you free at cost!”

The Chronic Disease Program has access to a number of grant opportunities for organizations and or communities that might be interested in pursuing

Contact Information:

Rachel Dean, MPH- Community Services Director

Sullivan County Regional Health Department

154 Blountville Bypass

Blountville, TN 37617

Phone Number: 423-279-2790

Email: rdean@sullivanhealth.org

gold_sneaker_logo healthylife