WeTHRIVE! began in 2009 as a county-wide initiative to make healthy living easier. Hamilton County Public Health (HCPH) engaged schools, businesses, churches, elected officials and residents to address chronic disease by increasing access to healthy foods and physical activity opportunities, while decreasing exposure to secondhand smoke. This collaboration resulted in numerous policy and environmental changes that will have lasting impact in our communities. As a result, HCPH expanded its focus to include additional Pathways to improve the overall health of the community. Our Pathways are: Chronic Disease, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health, Injury Prevention, Social Health, and Substance Use/Abuse Prevention.