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Benefits of Physical Activity

Did you know that physical activity impacts many areas of health, fitness, and overall wellness?  Physically inactive people are more likely to get sick.  Physical activity has been shown to impact many areas, including;

Learn more about the benefits of physical activity from the CDC's Physical Activity page.

Source: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition (Chapter 2, page 32) 

Click HERE to learn more about the impact of sleep on brain health.  


Kids' Sleep Linked to Brain Health, NIH News in Health, October 2022
Children's Health Care of Atlanta on Twitter 

Time in the Forest Really Does Make Us Healthier!

It's a great weekend to get outdoors!  While you may understand the joy and peace of time spent in nature, did you know that there are real, quantifiable benefits to both mental and physical health to spending time in forests?

Exposure to forests and trees:

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Source:  Immerse Yourself in a Forest for Better Health, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, retrieved on October 14, 2022

External Resources

Health & Wellness

Practical content and resources to support healthy living and good health

Toolkit to Support Military-Connected Students

Resources on a variety of topics of interest to military-connected communities for schools and families

Social Connections for Military Wellness

Mobile and web app technology connects the military and veteran community to peer support, wellness activities, and mental health resources.