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Suds Up to Keep Germs Down

Washing your hands is an important part of being healthy

It’s that time of year – the dreaded cold and flu season! And as an educator or school employee, you might be more vulnerable than most people to getting sick thanks to all the students and people coming in and out of the school. But, you’ve stocked your medicine cabinet, have tissues at the ready… Read more »

5 Easy Ways to Support Healthy Learning

Children learning healthy habits

The 2015 – 2016 school year is officially here, and you’ve got your classroom and resource closet stocked with tools to help your students succeed. Organized classroom…check! Class rules posted…check! Desks arranged…check! But does your classroom support healthy learning? Even if you’re not a health, nutrition, or physical education teacher, there are ways to set… Read more »

Healthy Families Ahead!

Healthy families make a difference in the lives of children

Looking for a way to connect with the families you serve or encourage healthy lifestyles both in and outside of the classroom? Well, we’ve got you covered! NEA Healthy Futures is excited to announce our latest resource — the Take Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Together Family Guide.

Save Lives: Prevent Suicide

Suicide is a leading cause of death for teenagers.

Anytime we lose a young person to suicide is one time too many. Did you know that suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 10 and 24? It’s worse than that, though. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also found in a nationwide survey of students… Read more »