Essay on Community Health And Communities Health

908 Words Dec 4th, 2016 4 Pages
Beginning this class, I was not sure what to expect because I did not really know what community health was. I signed up for the class to fulfill the requirement for my minor. Throughout this class, I have learned so much about the aspects of the community health, agencies, drug abuse, health rates, and disease types and control. These were all topics that were greatly interesting to me and I feel like the class improved my understanding of the way in which many communities operate. It also taught me the correct meaning of many terms that I thought I knew what they meant, but I had heard them used incorrectly so often that I associated the wrong meaning with the word.
When starting this class, I did not know what community health was, so through the course of this class I have learned a lot about community health along with many issues that every community faces. I feel like I need to learn a lot more about policy that effects community health and communities. I understand and have studied a lot of different aspects of disorders, but I would like to learn more about the abuse of different drugs and treatments. I think that with this class I only scratched the surface of the material incorporated into community health. In the class, I learned about different agencies that help with different community problems and in another class I have found local agencies. However, I would like to get more firsthand knowledge from working with these agencies to truly understand aspects of…

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