Please visit these websites for tips, facts, information about evidence-based prevention programs, and resources for community and family health.
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a catalyst for children's health with the goal of reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity and empowering kids to develop lifelong healthy habits. Founded by the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation, the Alliance works with schools, physicians, homes and communities to transform health environments for children.
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association provides resources to lead the struggle against the effects of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke through innovative research, advocating for stronger public health policies, and providing critical tools and information to save and improve lives.
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National Academy of Sciences
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS)is charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. The NAS also encourage education and research, recognize outstanding contributions to knowledge, and increase public understanding in matters of science, engineering, and medicine.
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program
The Olweus Program (pronounced Ol-VAY-us) is a comprehensive approach that includes schoolwide, classroom, individual, and community components. The program is focused on long-term change that creates a safe and positive school climate. It is designed and evaluated for use in elementary, middle, junior high, and high schools (K-12). The program's goals are to reduce and prevent bullying problems among schoolchildren and to improve peer relations at school.
Penn State Hershey PRO Wellness Center
The Center is committed to educating and inspiring youth and their families to eat well, engage in regular physical activity and become champions for bringing healthy choices to life.
Bullying Prevention Consultation Line
The helpline serves as a resource to Pennsylvania students, families, and schools to help them develop strategies to address bullying and resolve bullying situations. The Bullying Prevention Consultation Helpline is 1-866-716-0424. Messages can be left 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will be returned Monday-Friday during normal business hours.
Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Toolkit
The Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Toolkit helps to educate and bridge current gaps in the system and ensures that parents and various agencies have a fast track to assessing and meeting needs when a bullying situation causes distress in families.
Bullying Prevention: Parent Guide
This Parent Guide, produced by the Center for Safe Schools through a Highmark Foundation grant, was guided by input from parents and organizations that serve youth.
Bullying Prevention: School Administrator Guide
The Administrator Guide to Bullying Prevention, produced by the Center for Safe Schools through funding provided by the Highmark Foundation, was created with input from school administrators and bullying prevention trainers.
Bullying Prevention: Out-of-School and Afterschool Guide
This Guide, produced by the Center for Safe Schools and Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN), was developed with funding provided by the Highmark Foundation. It was informed by research and the perspectives of youth development and bullying prevention practitioners.
Bullying Prevention: Urban Schools Guide
This guide, produced by the Center for Safe Schools and the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at Windber Research Institute, was developed with funding provided by the Highmark Foundation. It was informed by research and the perspectives of urban educators from around the United States.