2017 Articles

Underage Drinking: They Hear You.

Can you remember the first time you were exposed to alcohol? It probably wasn’t in a dark alley by a stranger in an overcoat or even behind the bleachers at a football game. For many of us, our first exposure was actually in the comfort of our own homes typically by a trusted adult. This [...]

2020-01-14T12:10:37-05:00November 26th, 2017|

Ideas from the Innovative Approaches to Health & Wellness Session

Thanks again to all of you who participated in the “Innovative Approaches to Health & Wellness” session at the May 4th School Health NJ Summit. Your ideas are listed below and are grouped in one or more of the components of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. Resources are identified to help [...]

2020-01-14T12:10:48-05:00June 15th, 2017|

The School Health NJ Project

Our recent article featured the CDC school health activities currently underway by the Department of Health’s (DOH) in the Community Health and Wellness Services unit. The funding cycle for these activities end June 2018. However, the Child and Adolescent Health Program in the Department’s Maternal and Child Health Services unit, with funding support from the Maternal [...]

2020-01-14T12:11:01-05:00February 27th, 2017|

Work Being Accomplished by Community Health and Wellness Services

The Department of Health (DOH), Division of Family Health Services oversees the administration of two projects that are coordinating work to improve school health. This month features the work being accomplished by Community Health and Wellness Services, with the funding support of a CDC 1305 cooperative agreement. Next month will feature the school health project [...]

2020-01-14T12:11:08-05:00January 9th, 2017|