Events Calendar

Events Calendar2022-03-24T14:12:04-04:00
Dec
13
Wed
2023
HSAT – Healthy Schools Action Team @ https://iu.zoom.us/j/81476300536
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Dec
14
Thu
2023
Connections IN Health: Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Meeting @ Zoom
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

InJAC meets on the second Thursday of even months.

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) develops and promotes Indiana’s statewide strategic plan, in collaboration with health departments, and stakeholders, and partner agencies in rural and urban communities to: improve quality of care, reduce environmental triggers, provide asthma-related trainings and presentations to healthcare professionals, schools, non-profit organizations, hospitals, local health departments, and partner agencies, and increase public awareness of asthma as a serious chronic disease and improve the knowledge and skills of patients regarding detection, treatment, and control of asthma, particularly among high-risk populations.

To join the coalition, contact Courtney Stewart at cestewar@iu.edu.

Jan
1
Mon
2024
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

Healthy weight awareness month infographic

January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month, and Connections IN Health and the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance are here to support Hoosiers efforts to shed the weight.

Assess your weight: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/index.html

Find out more about the role nutrition plays: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.html

Learn the health effects of being overweight/obese: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/effects/index.html

Get moving! https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/physical_activity/index.html

Join the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance

Jan
9
Tue
2024
Connections IN Health: Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance Meeting
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

HHWA meets on the second Tuesday of odd months.

The Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance (HHWA) seeks to increase positive health outcomes within Indiana by providing the support and effective strategies needed to optimize local impact. Embracing values of collaboration, education and food equity the coalition continues to work on capacity building efforts around the built environment, innovative ways to share the expertise of members, and an increased level of community engagement.

To join the coalition, contact Antonia Sawyer at afsawyer@iu.edu.

Jan
11
Thu
2024
Connections IN Health: Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana Meeting
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CADI meets on the second Thursday of odd months.

The Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana (CADI) is working to help Hoosiers address the burden of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and stroke through education, collaboration, awareness, advocacy, and access to care. CADI uses its long-standing history of engaging various partners throughout the state in service of this work. The coalition has successfully been able to develop and launch the Better Together Plan, Indiana’s first statewide strategic plan to address cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stroke together.

To join the coalition, contact Aliya Amin at ajamin@iu.edu.

Jan
17
Wed
2024
Near Southeast Side Data for Doers – Jan 17 @ Southeast Community Services
Jan 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Connections IN Health Marion County Steering Committee, including IU Health, Purdue Extension, Southeast Neighborhood Development (SEND), the Concord Neighborhood Center, and Southeast Community Services, heard from people who live, work and play in Marion County about successes and challenges related to health. Join us to hear a summary of what was learned. Local groups and project leaders will share what they are doing to help improve the health of Marion County residents in the near southeast side and how you can get involved. Virtual option available.

Register here.

Jan
23
Tue
2024
Near Southeast Side Data for Doers – Jan 23 @ Virtual
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Connections IN Health Marion County Steering Committee, including IU Health, Purdue Extension, Southeast Neighborhood Development (SEND), the Concord Neighborhood Center, and Southeast Community Services, heard from people who live, work and play in Marion County about successes and challenges related to health. Join us to hear a summary of what was learned. Local groups and project leaders will share what they are doing to help improve the health of Marion County residents in the near southeast side and how you can get involved. Virtual only. 

Register here.

Feb
1
Thu
2024
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

Dec
13
Wed
2023
HSAT – Healthy Schools Action Team @ https://iu.zoom.us/j/81476300536
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Dec
14
Thu
2023
Connections IN Health: Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Meeting @ Zoom
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

InJAC meets on the second Thursday of even months.

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) develops and promotes Indiana’s statewide strategic plan, in collaboration with health departments, and stakeholders, and partner agencies in rural and urban communities to: improve quality of care, reduce environmental triggers, provide asthma-related trainings and presentations to healthcare professionals, schools, non-profit organizations, hospitals, local health departments, and partner agencies, and increase public awareness of asthma as a serious chronic disease and improve the knowledge and skills of patients regarding detection, treatment, and control of asthma, particularly among high-risk populations.

To join the coalition, contact Courtney Stewart at cestewar@iu.edu.

Jan
1
Mon
2024
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

Healthy weight awareness month infographic

January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month, and Connections IN Health and the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance are here to support Hoosiers efforts to shed the weight.

Assess your weight: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/index.html

Find out more about the role nutrition plays: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.html

Learn the health effects of being overweight/obese: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/effects/index.html

Get moving! https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/physical_activity/index.html

Join the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance

Jan
9
Tue
2024
Connections IN Health: Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance Meeting
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

HHWA meets on the second Tuesday of odd months.

The Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance (HHWA) seeks to increase positive health outcomes within Indiana by providing the support and effective strategies needed to optimize local impact. Embracing values of collaboration, education and food equity the coalition continues to work on capacity building efforts around the built environment, innovative ways to share the expertise of members, and an increased level of community engagement.

To join the coalition, contact Antonia Sawyer at afsawyer@iu.edu.

Jan
11
Thu
2024
Connections IN Health: Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana Meeting
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CADI meets on the second Thursday of odd months.

The Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana (CADI) is working to help Hoosiers address the burden of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and stroke through education, collaboration, awareness, advocacy, and access to care. CADI uses its long-standing history of engaging various partners throughout the state in service of this work. The coalition has successfully been able to develop and launch the Better Together Plan, Indiana’s first statewide strategic plan to address cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stroke together.

To join the coalition, contact Aliya Amin at ajamin@iu.edu.

Jan
17
Wed
2024
Near Southeast Side Data for Doers – Jan 17 @ Southeast Community Services
Jan 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Connections IN Health Marion County Steering Committee, including IU Health, Purdue Extension, Southeast Neighborhood Development (SEND), the Concord Neighborhood Center, and Southeast Community Services, heard from people who live, work and play in Marion County about successes and challenges related to health. Join us to hear a summary of what was learned. Local groups and project leaders will share what they are doing to help improve the health of Marion County residents in the near southeast side and how you can get involved. Virtual option available.

Register here.

Jan
23
Tue
2024
Near Southeast Side Data for Doers – Jan 23 @ Virtual
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Connections IN Health Marion County Steering Committee, including IU Health, Purdue Extension, Southeast Neighborhood Development (SEND), the Concord Neighborhood Center, and Southeast Community Services, heard from people who live, work and play in Marion County about successes and challenges related to health. Join us to hear a summary of what was learned. Local groups and project leaders will share what they are doing to help improve the health of Marion County residents in the near southeast side and how you can get involved. Virtual only. 

Register here.

Feb
1
Thu
2024
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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