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2021-2022 Talking Health

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2020-2021 Talking Health

Summer (June 21) is almost here, and now is the perfect chance to prepare for spending additional time in the sun. The longer days and warmer weather open up the availability of many outdoor activities. Whether you are biking in the mountains, taking a trip to the beach, or staying cool with a healthy picnic in the shade, here are some resources to keep you safe and comfortable in the sun: 

Learn more: https://prowellness.childrens.pennstatehealth.org/tips-to-beat-the-heat-this-summer/

Reference: Penn State PRO Wellness <PROwellness@pennstatehealth.psu.edu>

 

 

lotus pose

There has been periodic times of isolation and uncertainty, and it is normal to feel anxious and stressed. Know that you are not alone! While helping others is important, it is also crucial to take care of yourself. For Mental Health Awareness Month, take some time to discover strategies that can help you improve and support your mental well-being yearlong.

 

 

Learn more: https://prowellness.childrens.pennstatehealth.org/mental-health-awareness-lets-talk/

Reference: Penn State PRO Wellness <PROwellness@pennstatehealth.psu.edu>

woman reading in hammock

Like many people you may be experiencing extra stress during this time. In recognition of April as Stress Awareness Month, consider adopting these healthful habits to reduce your stress! If you do try some of these stress reducing tips, don’t forget to reach out to your family and friends, one of the best forms of stress reduction is a listening ear!

 

Learn more: https://prowellness.childrens.pennstatehealth.org/using-mindfulness-to-relieve-work-stress/

Reference: Penn State PRO Wellness <PROwellness@pennstatehealth.psu.edu>

Too much time plugged in can be detrimental to one's health. Once a week, take a day to unplug with your family and recharge with Screen-Free Saturdays! Going outside can positively impact mental health and helps to strengthen immune systems. Take a day of virtual learning outdoors! Here are some resources for staying safe outdoors and activities suitable for any space.

Learn more: https://prowellness.childrens.pennstatehealth.org/safe-indoor-and-outdoor-activities-for-families-in-the-time-of-coronavirus/

Reference: Penn State PRO Wellness <PROwellness@pennstatehealth.psu.edu>

kids coloring

It is time to break out the board games and get creative! This extra time at home may be challenging as we adjust to the new norm, but it presents a unique opportunity for exploration. Make the most of your time at home and check out these services that are being offered for free!

Learn more: https://prowellness.childrens.pennstatehealth.org/staying-healthy-and-active-with-virtual-and-at-home-learning/

Reference: Penn State PRO Wellness <PROwellness@pennstatehealth.psu.edu>

2019-2020 Talking Health

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Health & Wellness Council

Contact Information

Sheri Fredrick-Deeb
Supervisor of Health Services & Wellness
610.351.5555
deebs@parklandsd.org

Lori Seier
Director Food Services
610.351.5670
seierl1@parklandsd.org

Health & Wellness Triennial Assessment

First page of the PDF file: HWTriennialAssessment