HEAL: Resources


Guides
National
Handouts
State
  • Health Promotion in Motion-NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

    Healthy eating and active living are major components of a healthy lifestyle. Both are key to losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight. To get started on a healthy lifestyle, move more, enjoy fruits and vegetables, tame the tube, rethink your drink, breastfeed your baby, and, chose low-calorie foods that will fill you up. Try one of the tips from the handout to get started today!
  • Stay Active Through the Winter-DHHS
    It can take a little extra effort to stay active
    when it’s cold outside, but it’s worth it. The benefits of physical active are many
National
  • Community Action Toolkit-StopBulling.gov

    The Community Action Toolkit includes materials to create a community event using the research, ideas and bullying prevention and response strategies that you learned about in the Training Module. Using this Toolkit will help you plan, execute and assess your community event to prevent and stop bullying.
  • WebMD Portion Size Guide-webmd.com

    When you’re trying to eat healthfully, it’s essential to keep track of just how much you’re eating. It’s all too easy to misjudge correct portion sizes. Here are some easy comparisons to help you figure out how many servings are on your plate.
Resources
Local
County
State
  • NH Children in Nature Coalition-nhchildreninnature.org
    The coalition wants get as many kids and families outdoors as often as possible, and the benefits can be huge.
  • NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-dhhs.nh.gov

    The largest agency in NH state government, responsible for the health, safety and well being of the citizens of New Hampshire. DHHS provides services for individuals, children, families and seniors and administers programs and services such as mental health, developmental disability, substance abuse and public health. This is accomplished through partnerships with families, community groups, private providers, other state and local government entities, and many citizens throughout the State who help make NH a special place in which to live. 
  • NH Obesity Data Book 2010-Executive Summary
    NH specific data indicating obesity rates and obesity risk factors.
  • NH Study Identifies Ideal Body Mass Index-nih.gov

    A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults.
National
  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation-healthier generation.org

    Works to address one of the nation's leading public health threats-childhood obesity.  The goal of the Alliance is to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity by 2015 and to empower kids nationwide to make healthy lifestyle choices.
  • America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids-letsmove.gov

    A comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Sure, this is an ambitious goal. But with your help, we can do it.
  • Fat Smack: Watch the Video-fatsmack.org

    Sugary drinks such as soda, sport drinks, sweetened tea, coffee drinks and energy drinks, are loaded with “empty,” or non-nutritional calories that can be damaging to your health. 
  • Federal Food/Nutrition Programs (FRAC)-frac.org

    The leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and under nutrition in the United States.. 
  • Kitchen Kids: Nutrition Resources and Information-partselect.com
    Teaching our children about good nutrition from an early age will help them to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle and avoid growing health concerns associated with a poor diet.
  • Let's Reinvent Recess-recessrocks.com

    Recess rocks is a comprehensive movement program that helps reverse childhood obesity and enhance learning for elementary school children.
  • The Unhappy Truth About Soda: Watch the Video-theealbears.org
  • TrailLink-traillink.com

    Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., whose mission it is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.
  • USDA Choose My Plate-choosemyplate.gov

    The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the US Dept of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.  Toward this goal, the Center focuses its effors on two primary objectives:  advance and promote dietary guidance for all Americans, and conduct applied reasearch and analyses in nutrition and consumer economics.
  • USDA Child & Adult Care Food Program-fns.usda.gov

    CACFP plays a vital role in improving the quality of day care for children and elderly adults by making care more affordable for many low-income families.
  • Weight Management Research to Practice Series from CDC-cdc.gov

    The Weight Management Research to Practice Series is designed to summarize the science on a weight management topic. An overview of the science will be compiled into a summary document appropriate for public health professionals, including implications for practice. In addition, some installments in the series will be accompanied by a brochure geared toward the general public.
For more information, contact Partnership for Public Health at (603) 528-2145.






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