Local Nonprofit Bridging The Health Equity Gap
Atlanta, GA, United States, 11th Jun 2022, King NewsWire, Centerpeace of Life Inc. is a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization located in Georgia that is bridging the health equity gap by providing resources, support, and health education to underserved individuals and families. Centerpeace of Life Inc. provides clinical services related to hypertension, heart health, asthma, diabetes, maternal health, formative years, and parenting support. Centerpeace of Life Inc. specializes in health management and preventative care.
The Covid-19 pandemic impacted health on a large scale, and the added stress and health concerns are steadily rising. In the United States, heart-related diseases are the number one cause of death, and Georgia is number fifteen in the country. Out of all adults in the United States, 48.1% have hypertension, according to the CDC.
Stress and mental health are just as important as physical health. Unregulated stress hormones can cause issues within the body. The state of Georgia is number ten for suicide. Centerpeace of Life Inc. emphasizes in educational sessions the importance of taking care of one’s body and mind.
Caring for one’s body and mental stress management is essential regardless of age and current health; however, it is crucial to take care when pregnant. Health care professionals teach the warning signs of maternal conditions that could cause pregnancy-related issues such as preeclampsia. African American women are three times more likely to die from maternal diseases. Centerpeace of Life Inc. teaches self-advocacy, medical bias, and postpartum care. Centerpeace of Life Inc. specializes in teaching safe sleep best practices to eliminate infant mortality.
Through active and strategic community partners, Centerpeace of Life, Inc. connects with individuals to provide workshops, health checks, and screenings free of charge. By collaborating with professional health care volunteers and medical suppliers, individuals and families can receive clinical testing for diabetes, blood pressure checks, cholesterol, and more.
Centerpeace of Life Inc. provides health education and clinical checks at partner locations, events, gatherings, and other locations that present the opportunity to serve.
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Contact Person: Sherita Taylor, Founder
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Country: United States
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