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Welcome to the Resources Page! Please use the icons above to navigate the resources used to improve the health of students, families, staff and the community.

 

Nutrition

Nutrition is an important part of both school and home life. Below are some resources and guidelines to help your family make healthy choices.



Nutrition Education
Here are some resources for nutrition education, including MyPlate, California Food for California Kids® Lessons, "No-Cook" Cooking Carts, and more.

Center for Science in the Public Interest
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has been providing advice and advocacy toward a healthier food system since its founding in 1971.

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Physicial Activity

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that children aged 6-17 years engage in at least 60 minutes of physicial activity a day. Regular physical activity in childhood and adolescence will improve strength and endurance, support building healthy bones and muscles, assist in controlling weight, decrease anxiety and stress, improve self-esteem, and possibly reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Let's Move! Active Schools
As the national initiative to ensure that 60 minutes of physical activity a day is the norm in K-12 schools across the country, Let’s Move! Active Schools equips schools with the resources and tools to increase physical education and physical activity opportunities for students.

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Health Promotion

Health Promotion enables our teachers, students and families to gain control over and improve their health. It does not only focus on individual behavior but a wide range of social and environmental interventions.

 

San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative
The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative is a public-private partnership with the mission of reducing and preventing childhood obesity through policy, systems, and environmental change.

Action for Healthy Kids
The Mission for Action for Healthy Kids is to mobilize school professionals, families and communities to take actions that lead to healthy eating, physical activity and healthier schools where kids thrive.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a catalyst for children’s health. They work with schools, companies, community organizations, healthcare professionals and families to transform the conditions and systems that lead to healthier kids.

Live Well San Diego
Live Well San Diego is the County of San Diego's vision for a region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. Although Live Well San Diego began in 2010 as a health strategy, it has evolved into a greater vision to improve the health, safety and well-being of all County residents. 

Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to protect kids on the move, at home and at play. Preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States. Throughout the world, almost one million children die of an injury each year, and almost every one of these tragedies is preventable. Safe Kids works with an extensive network of more than 400 coalitions in the United States and with partners in more than 30 countries to reduce traffic injuries, drownings, falls, burns, poisonings and more.

Family-based treatment for kids ages 8-14 with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
San Diego State University is studying kids ages 8-14 with OCD. Study lasts approximately 12 weeks. Please click on the link above to see the flyer for more information.

Youth Behavioral Health Services
High-quality Comprehensive Treatment for Children and Teens with Behavioral and Emotional Health Challenges.

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Sleep

Below are resources that promote healthy sleep for your child.

 



Sleep Guidelines
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a Statement of Endorsement supporting the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) guidelines outlining recommended sleep duration for children from infants to teens. 

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Community Resources

Below are resources that conect you with organizations in the community.

 



211 San Diego
As a trusted, local, nonprofit organization with connection to over 6,000 community, health, and disaster services, 211 San Diego provide a free, 24 hour, confidential phone service in 200+ languages and a searchable online database. 211 San Diego work closely with our County and other local resources to connect you, your family, and other residents to community-wide service organizations that focus on health, food, housing, disaster, veterans, and other specialized needs.

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