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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
October is Health Literacy Month, an annual, worldwide event focusing on promoting the importance of understandable health information. Health Literacy Month is about encouraging organizations and individuals to take action and find ways to improve health communication. Healthy Tri-County is partnering with Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester county libraries to implement screenings of the Unnatural Causes video series this month. The docuseries...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
The mission of Help Me Grow South Carolina (HMG) is to promote the healthy development of all children prenatal to age 5. We accomplish our mission through integrating our system model with multiple partners to develop strategies to advance developmental promotion, early detection of children with developmental or behavioral health problems, and linkage to community-based programs and services. The first Help Me Grow system was piloted in...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
The Medical University of South Carolina Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness addresses children’s health and development from birth through adolescence.  In partnerships across the state, we are working to instill a culture of wellness and prevent obesity such that each child is healthy, succeeds in school and thrives in life. The Medical University of South Carolina Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness, (http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/...
Friday, June 15, 2018
The South Carolina Infant and Young Child Mental Health Association, Inc. or SCIMHA (“skim-uh”) was incorporated in June 2017. It is a multidisciplinary, professional, non-profit organization established to promote and support the optimal social-emotional development of infants, very young children and their families through relationship-focused supports and services. SCIMHA promotes uniform and nationally recognized competencies and standards...
Friday, May 4, 2018
Move IT! Charleston County Parks and Recreation’s mission is to turn the Charleston region into a national model for community health and wellness using our diverse network of parks and partners to improve quality of life. Since 2013, Move IT! Charleston County has facilitated all of Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) fitness and wellness programs. Races and Runs dominated CCPRC’s fitness/ wellness schedule prior to Move...

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