Health & Human Services

A Facet of the Sacramento Chapter of the Links Inc.

Health & Human Services

The Health and Human Services (HHS) facet is a response to the chronic health disparities that persist in our communities and result in the decreased life expectancy of African-Americans. Th e HHS facet brings greater focus, resources, and coordination to The Links, Inc’s health initiative. The goal of HHS is to promote and facilitate programs that support the maintenance of good health and the elimination of chronic health disparities in communities of color through education, health advocacy, and optimal utilization of health resources.

The Health & Human Services Facet In The Community:

  • Preventing High-Risk Diseases (PHD) Program
  • Linking to a Healthy Lifestyle: It Starts with Me –A 90-Day Journey to Wellness
  • Linking to a Healthy Lifestyle: It Starts with Me – Phase Two – Zumba, Water Aerobics, Boxing and Gym Memberships
  • Linking to a Healthy Lifestyle: Urban Garden – Phase Three
  • Addressing Childhood Obesity for a Local Family
  • North Sacramento Community Wellness Expo – 2015
  • North Sacramento Community Wellness Expo – 2016 - Linking to a Healthy Lifestyle…It Starts with Me: Mind, Body and Soul
    • Mental Health Workshop (National Trends & Services Facet)
    • Healing Arts: Painting to Music/Music Therapy (The Arts Facet)
    • •Anti- Bullying Workshop (Services to Youth Facet)
    • •PTSD Discussion with Veterans (International Trends Facet)
    • •Breast Screening & Mammogram Testing
    • •HIV and Hope
    • •Breathe - Asthma Awareness
    • •Healthy Heart Habits
    • •Financial Planning Workshop


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