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Montana’s Worksite Health Promotion Coalition

   The Montana Worksite Health Promotion Coalition is a resource for Montana employers regarding the art and science of health promotion and wellness at work. http://montanaworksitewellness.org/  Worksite health promotion has been proven to have a substantial impact on health care costs, absenteeism, workers compensation costs, and productivity. The website is designed to provide resources, encouragement, and […]

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CRL Health and Fitness

Fitness classes specifically designed with Plains Tribal People in mind. While working to become a medical doctor, Lita Pepion began to realize that many of the health problems in Indian Country result from human behaviors and cannot be “fixed” by IHS doctors.  Lita realized that the knowledge and motivation of Native people on Indian reservations as […]

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Kids LiveWell

Kids LiveWell menu choices are available at more than 15,000 participating restaurant locations nationwide. Read our FAQs to learn more about the Kids LiveWell program. 1) What is the National Restaurant Association Kids LiveWell program? The National Restaurant Association launched the Kids LiveWell program in collaboration with Healthy Dining to help parents and children select […]

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Eat Right Montana

Eat Right Montana promotes healthy nutrition, physical activity choices, and behavior to improve the well being of all Montanans. The Eat Right Montana (ERM) Coalition is a diverse group of individuals and organizations who have come together with the common goal of providing consistent, science-based nutrition and physical activity messages to all Montanans.  Since our […]

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The Choose You Movement

Choose You is a movement created by the American Cancer Society that encourages women to put their own health first in the fight against cancer. The movement challenges women to make healthier choices, and supports them in their commitment to eat right, get active, quit smoking and get regular health checks.  The Choose You Movement […]

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Healthy By Design

Healthy By Design is an initiative marked by collaboration across all sectors of the community. Members intentionally and strategically influence the environment in which people live, work and play, with a focus on physical activity and nutrition. www.healthybydesignyellowstone.org Healthy By Design Mission: To collaborate with partners across sectors of the community to promote and improve […]

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Farm to Cafeteria Programs Across Montana

The Farm to Cafeteria Network, a project of NCAT, recently completed a survey of 35 institutions in Montana including healthcare facilities, correctional facilities, K-12 schools, and colleges. Check out the great map for information on where and how the institutions are utilizing local food systems. http://farmtocafeteria.ncat.org/?page_id=963

APHA Online Transportation and Health Toolkit

The American Public Health Association (APHA) has developed health, equity, and transportation resources such as fact sheets, a communications toolkit, and reports as part of a comprehensive online toolkit. All are available for download on this web page. Additional materials in the online toolkit (such as information on HIAs, case studies, etc.) may be accessed […]

New SNAP-Ed toolkit helps states identify obesity prevention strategies

from the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research New SNAP-Ed toolkit helps states identify obesity prevention strategies May 7, 2013, NCCOR On March 30, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveiled a new toolkit to help states identify evidenced-based obesity prevention policy and environmental change interventions to include in their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education […]

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Worksite Wellness Toolkit: A Basic Guide to Employee-Based Wellness Program Implementation

Worksite Wellness Toolkit A Basic Guide to Employee-Based Wellness Program Implementation by Audrey Schadt Audrey Schadt, an intern with RHI through the INBRE Public Health Internship Program, developed a toolkit for implementing worksite wellness programs that are low-cost and effective. The toolkit includes ideas for nutrition, physical activity, and other programs that are evidence-based along […]