The Bi-Directional Intersection of Chronic Conditions and Mental Health
A chronic illness or disease is a physical condition that requires medical attention for at least one year. Chronic illnesses include...
Health equity is the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health. Achieving this requires focused and ongoing societal efforts to address historical and contemporary injustices; overcome economic, social, and other obstacles to health and healthcare; and eliminate preventable health disparities
- Definition from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention