May is Declared TICK Month in MAINE!!
Please become educated about this disease carrying bugs:
- How to recognize them
- How to remove them
- Where they live
- How to avoid them living on YOU
- and all sorts of interesting facts about this public health risk
By Watching this pre-recorded webinar: http://stateofmaine.adobeconnect.com/p2mbt582rcn/
and visiting this website:
Guiding Good Choices
March 4, 11, 18, 25 and April 1 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
SKCDC, 347 Maine Ave., Farmingdale
A free workshop for parents of teens held once per week for 5 weeks. The evening includes onsite childcare, light dinner and $10 gas cards are available to help with transportation costs. Pre- register by Monday, February 25th by calling or e-mailing: Ruth Lessard at 859-1514 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Download a flyer with more information here. …
BATH SALTS are an emergent issue in Maine, as their abuse as a stimulant is on the rise with youth.
Learn more about this drug on our resource page, accessible by clicking on the picture above.
HCCA Communities' vision:
"A welcoming, vibrant, diverse community that provides stigma-free access so all may achieve their health goals in a clean, safe, nourishing environment."
View the research and community input gathered so far. A group is now forming to move this vision to reality. Please contact HCCA if you are interested in helping to make it so!
Public Health messages do not reach all people equally; those of us who experience substance abuse and/or mental health issues often do not get messages about how to become and stay physically healthy.
"Public Health Is For Everyone" seeks to change this.
Read about HCCA's Pilot Project.
Maine's Public Health system is a many- faceted jewel! Find out how it all fits together to support your health everyday!!
Learn about Local Healthy Maine Partnerships, District Coordinating Councils, Local Health Officers and the State Coordinating Council for Public Health. …
Keep Me Well on-line free Health Risk Self Assessment. Use this tool to find out what you can do to improve your health and stay well! Flirting with chronic health risks? Depending on your responses to questions in the assessment, a list of resources are offered tailored to decrease your risk for chronic disease. …