Community Health Improvement Partners
The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative is a program
facilitated by Community Health Improvement Partners. Community
Health Improvement Partners (CHIP) is a collaboration of San Diego
health care systems, hospitals, community clinics, insurers,
physicians, universities, community based organizations and the
County of San Diego, who are dedicated to a common vision.
Established in 1995, CHIP has been a leader in innovative,
collaborative solutions to address critical community health issues
in the San Diego region. The mission of CHIP is to advance
long-term solutions to priority health needs through collaboration
and community engagement.
Other programs and projects of CHIP are listed here.
Please contact us or
follow the links below to learn more about the San Diego County
Childhood Obesity Initiative and any of CHIP's other programs.
the Course VI: A San Diego Community Needs
Course provides a resource for the entire community of San
Diego County. The report aims to guide individuals, agencies,
and institutions in identifying community health needs and concerns
and to be the basis upon which community health programs and
interventions can be targeted, developed and evaluated. The
ultimate goal of the report is to empower the community to improve
the health of its members.
Health Work Team
Collaboratively, the Behavioral Health Work Team will contribute
to the improvement of the:
Mental / behavioral health of the public; and
Behavioral health services;
by augmenting existing and/or developing new programs (e.g.
behavioral health promotion, education and pilot projects) that
will strive to make significant, measurable impact to the
Gift of Health sponsors health insurance premiums for children
with chronic conditions of low-income families in San Diego
The mission of Health Literacy San Diego is to improve healthcare
communication by addressing literacy abilities, language barriers
and cultural differences.
ICANATWORK is a free coalition of local business leaders, CEOs,
human resource directors and wellness experts designed to help
businesses of all sizes adopt effective wellness strategies.
The Resident Leadership Academy empowers residents in San Diego
County communities. This empowerment leads to improved quality of
life in neighborhoods, with changes promoting physical activity and
healthy food choices.
Suicide Prevention Action Plan Committee
On April 1, 2010, the County of San Diego awarded CHIP
a contract to form an interagency Suicide Prevention
Action Plan Committee (SPAPC) to create and introduce a Mental
Health Services Suicide Prevention Action Plan for
San Diego County. The action plan will be the sole activity
of SPAPC for the next 2-2.5 years.