Childhood Wellbeing

We need a system that cares about the whole child, including social and emotional well-being, physical health, and economic security, or else our children will not be coming to school ready to learn.

 

DATA TABLES & TOOLS

American Community Survey. This data can be queried to include social, economic and demographic characteristics of a specific county.

 

HEALTH POLICIES AND PRACTICES STUDY

The School Health Policies and Practices Study* (SHPPS) is a national survey periodically conducted to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels…

 

YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults

 

 

NEW MEXICO’S INDICATOR-BASED INFORMATION SYSTEM

NM-IBIS is your source for data and information on New Mexico’s priority public health issues. The mission of the New Mexico Department of Health is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico. NM-IBIS provides access to the data that can help provide answers to realize the health goals of New Mexico.

 

KIDS COUNT

This report provides data on counties in New Mexico based on 16 indicators and suggests some policy making strategies to improve childhood wellbeing in New Mexico.

 

QUALITY OF LIFE & WELL-BEING IN DOÑA ANA COUNTY

The concept of quality of life was developed by social scientists interested in identifying indicators of human development that went beyond market-focused measures of gross domestic product (GDP) and income…

 

 

ALLEVIATING POVERTY WILL IMPROVE EDUCATION IN NM

From reading popular accounts and national reports about New Mexico’s education system, it is easy to conclude that New Mexico has some of the worst schools in the country

 

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