Archive: Health Education

November 21, 2023

Teach children and teens to be good friends to kids with food allergies

Food Allergy Research and Education has updated their Be a Pal® program to better support empathy related to the social and emotional impact of living with a food allergy. Downloads include materials for implementation in school and classroom settings.  such as posters, flyers, bookmarks, certificates, a food allergy awareness…

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November 15, 2023

School District Medicaid Enrollment & Renewal-Checklist

This academic year, school districts will play a central role in protecting millions of children and youth from losing their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage. This HHS checklist is designed to help school districts take immediate action to ensure that students maintain access to affordable…

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November 14, 2023

The Dreamstarter® Grant Program

The theme for Dreamstarter® 2022 is Social Action. Partnering with the non-profit organization of their choice, Dreamstarters will use their grants to educate, advocate, or engage with their communities or a particular social issue they want to serve. Whether your dream is to address a social, emotional, cultural, physical, or…

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November 14, 2023

USDA Patrick Leahy Farm to School Grant Opportunity

The Fiscal Year 2024 USDA Patrick Leahy Farm to School Grant Request for Applications (RFA) is now available here! Applications are due by 11:59pm ET on January 12th, 2024. USDA seeks to award up to $12 million to expand access to local food in eligible schools.

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I’m so proud of all those [who took part in the Health Moves Minds program]. They now see the huge benefit of what this program has to offer.
Kristi Bieri Health Moves Minds State Coordinator On the impact of the partnership with MHS and the recent Social Emotional Climate School Scholarship Program