Heart Disease & Stroke Workgroup

The purpose of the Heart Disease & Stroke workgroup is to gather invested community partners to coordinate and promote activities to improve cardiovascular health.

Heart Disease & Stroke Resources

Million Hearts

Taking inspiration from the
Centers of Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) and
Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services' (CMS)
Million Hearts® Initiative,
which aims to prevent
1 million heart attacks
and strokes within 5 years

Heart Disease & Stroke

You’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed right now and wondering what steps you can take toward recovery. Take a breath, and know that you are not alone. There are thousands of people just like you who are also wondering “ what’s next?”  Check out our Community Resources below under Community Resources for Stroke and Brain Injury Management.

Understanding a Heart Attack - Heart Attack FAQ

CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at a Glance

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)

Heart Disease & Stroke Workgroup

The purpose of the Heart Disease & Stroke workgroup is to gather invested community partners to coordinate and promote activities to improve cardiovascular health.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Million Hearts workgroup is to improve cardiovascular health in New Mexico.

Purpose

The purpose of the Million Hearts workgroup is to gather together invested community partners to coordinate and promote activities to improve cardiovascular health.

American Heart Association's New Mexico Community Assessment

The American Heart Association is on a mission to be a relentless force for longer, healthier lives.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal

Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

Million Hearts Program

Taking inspiration from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Million Hearts® Initiative, which aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes within 5 years, this workgroup aims to address and educate about heart disease and stroke prevention and management among those in New Mexico. This goal is achieved through the use of evidence-based strategies, such as identification and management of undiagnosed high blood pressure and educating the public on risk factors for heart disease and stroke, such as high cholesterol and commercial tobacco use.  Click on image below to download our presentation.

Information About Million Hearts

http://millionhearts.hhs.gov/index.html

Projects

Co-Chair
Sheryl Wilkeson
New Mexico Community Impact Director
American Heart Association
sheryl.wilkeson@heart.org

Co-Chair