Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance – Get Involved2021-12-03T10:26:38-05:00

Get Involved

The Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance meets bi-monthly on the second Tuesday of every other month from 11:00AM – 12:00PM EST.

Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance Documents (Includes previous meeting minutes and agendas)
Become a Member of the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance
Contact the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance
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January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month, which is a great opportunity for building healthy habits together. Resources for keeping active no matter the season: https://www.eatright.org/fitness/exercise/family-activities/family-exercise-ideas-for-every-season Find heart healthy recipes and tips for improving your cooking skills: https://recipes.heart.org/en/recipes Mental health isn’t just mental, it impacts our healthy physically: https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Family-Members-and-Caregivers/Taking-Care-of-Yourself
January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
January is Poverty in America Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
Poverty in America Month Flyer Connections IN Health has compiled the following resources for community members in recognition of Poverty in America Month. In 2020, Indiana saw 760,167 of it’s residents living in poverty (11.6% of the population), just .3% less than the national level. (statistics from census.gov) To search for housing and support by ZIP code: https://www.findhelp.org To support children in poverty with access to food: https://www.charities.org/charities/share-our-strength-no-kid-hungry For local resources about housing and support: https://www.cagi-in.org/cpwi         
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February is African-American History Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
https://indywithkids.com/black-history-indianapolis/ -list of places in Indianapolis that hold events and historic monuments related to African American history for 2022 https://sites.google.com/bloomington.in.gov/cobbhm/home -event in Bloomington where scholarships, essay contests, and awards will take place https://africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/for-teachers/ -list of documents and literature on African American history
February is American Heart Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/any_age.htm -article on heart disease education https://www.heart.org/en/affiliates/adoptaclinic -adopt a clinic provides services for individuals who are currently struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is a local resource through the Indiana American Heart Association
February is Eating Disorders Screening Program Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/what-are-eating-disorders -provides education on what an eating disorder is and looks like, also provides risk factors and warning signs -local resource to find treatment https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/screening-tool -provides a free screening tool for those who do not have access to screening services near them

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