Healthy Libraries, Healthy Communities is a 6 month wellness project hosted by South Central Regional Library Council and partially funded by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Mid-Atlantic Region. The primary goals of the project are to increase healthy behaviors and to improve health literacy. Information will be communicated online and in-person through a series of presentations, social media tools and email.
Components of the program include:
More information can be found at the Healthy Libraries, Healthy Communities Website. It served as a blog and a place to archive details of the project.
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00003-C with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.
Susan Moranda, Active for Life Coordinator
Lydia N Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator for NN/LM MAR
Marisa Iacobucci, Mind Body Medicine practitioner
Joanne Gard Marshall, librarian and teacher of yoga and tai chi
Colleen Carney, PhD, Director of the Sleep and Depression Lab, Ryerson University
Lara Parrilla Kaltman and Brittany Jarrett, Cornell Cooperative Extension.