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Health Outreach and Programming

Health Campaigns

Sponsored by Government and other reliable agencies.

We Can! Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition (NHLBI, NHDDKD, NICHHD, & NCI)
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.

Let's Move! America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids (Former First Lady Michelle Obama)
Let’s Move! is 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. This is historical material “frozen in time”. The website is no longer updated and links to external websites and some internal pages may not work.

It's a Noisy Planet (NIDCD)
This national public education campaign is designed to increase awareness among parents of children ages 8 to 12 about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) sponsors It's a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing.

PEERx Campaign (NIDA)
Through the PEERx initiative, NIDA is reaching out to help stop prescription drug abuse among teens. PEERx offers a variety of free resources, including the Choose Your Path interactive videos that allow teens to assume the role of the main character and make decisions about whether to abuse prescription drugs.

Mouth Healthy Kids (American Dental Association)
Brought to you by the American Dental Association, get advice for parents, fun and educational dental health activities for children, videos and more.

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
The National Campaign challenges the nation to achieve by the year 2020 a reduction of 20% in the proportion of pregnancies among women under 30 that are unplanned and a 20% reduction in the teen pregnancy rate.

Stay Teen (The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy)
You may be wondering who's behind this website and why we do what we do. Well, the website and the Stay Teen ads you see on TV are created by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

The One & Only Campaign (CDC)
The One & Only Campaign is a public health campaign, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), to raise awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices. The Campaign aims to eliminate infections resulting from unsafe injection practices.

Ad Council
The Ad Council produces, distributes and promotes campaigns that improve everyday lives. Our memorable work inspires ongoing dialogue, engagement and action around significant public issues, creating a measurable difference in society.

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It was launched in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to stimulate educational events in communities so teens can learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction.

ChooseMyPlate.gov (USDA)
MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. MyPlate offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating style that meets your individual needs and improves your health.

Go4Life (National Institute on Aging)
Go4Life, an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH, is designed to help you encourage seniors to fit exercise and physical activity into their daily life.

Sisters Together (NIDDK)
Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better is a national program of the Weight-control Information Network (WIN) designed to encourage black women ages 18 and older to maintain a healthy weight by becoming more physically active and eating healthier foods.

Control Your Diabetes. For Life. Campaign (NIDDK)
"The campaign includes tailored materials (copyright0free) and messages for the general audience and high risk populations. Campaign materials include education materials, sample articles, and PSAs for radio, print and television".