Resource Center for Improving Family Health Behaviors

Partnership/Type: Office of Military Community and Family Policy

The Resource Center for Improving Family Health Behaviors (Resource Center) works to ensure military family readiness by promoting health and preventing obesity through evidence-informed practices and programs. By hosting the Resource Center, the Clearinghouse is creating a cohesive and supportive community that can help professionals, researchers, and military and community leaders increase military family well-being through program innovation that includes family health promotion as a key component. The Resource Center’s review of obesity prevention and intervention programs, helps to identify the evidence behind health promotion programs that are available for military families. The Resource Center uses an evidence-based approach to prepare documentation and employs multiple media platforms to highlight and present current research to professionals and military families.