Experiencing stress, isolation, loss, or systemic social inequities is harmful to the health of Americans. Improving emotional well-being, social connectedness, and resiliency through research-based health promotion and prevention programs is critical to population health.
Coping with Stress
Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful and overwhelming. Learn how to cope with stress.
Isolation and Older Adult Health
Loneliness and social isolation can put older adults at risk for serious health conditions, including depression.
How Are You Feeling Now?
The How Right Now campaign has resources that can help individuals cope and increase their resilience.
Promoting Healthy Schools
Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child strategies and practices can support student health and learning.
Promoting Cultural Connectedness
Healthy Tribes works with communities to strengthen cultural connections to improve health and wellness and prevent disease.
Workplace Health Promotion
Implementing health and emotional well-being strategies and programs in the workplace can improve workers’ quality of life.
Measures of Well-Being
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System collects data on Americans’ physical and mental health to helps inform federal, state and local programs.
Well-Being and Public Health
Well-being is a measurable outcome that can help quantify Americans’ satisfaction with life through public health surveys.
Commit to taking 10 minutes to do something for yourself.
Learn how you can #BeThere for the people you care about and help prevent suicide.
On CDC’s mental health site, find information on mental illness, a quiz, tools and resources, data and statistics, and publications.