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We all need to find our “happy place” sometimes. Whether that’s a real place or just a state of mind, the programs, tips and information below can help you find yours.

Verdant Programs

Domestic Violence Community Health Advocate Program


Strengthening Families Program


Diabetes Prevention Program

Program funded: Beginning in 2018

Nine out of 10 people with prediabetes do not know that they have it. This statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alarming. At the Verdant Health Commission, we want to help our community members identify if they are at risk of developing diabetes and find support to prevent or manage it.

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Falls Prevention Program



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Tips & Info

The Power of Peers: Who influences your health?

Do birds of a feather really flock together? The science says yes. People do tend to choose friends who are similar to them. You also become more like your friends over time. And that can influence your health. Many behaviors spread socially. Examples include how much you exercise, how much alcohol you drink, whether you smoke, and what foods you eat.

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This latest edition of The Canopy provides ideas on how to talk about the COVID-19 vaccine with people you know who may be uncertain about getting vaccinated. We encourage you to join us in having these important dialogues with others to protect our community!

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Is my diet making my allergies worse?

The end of a long winter welcomes a beautiful spring, and with it, the blooming of colorful plants, flowers, and pollen. If you are someone who struggles with seasonal allergies, you may be able to help ease some of your symptoms with a few dietary changes.

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Good sleep for good health

Sometimes, the pace of modern life barely gives you time to stop and rest. It can make getting a good night’s sleep on a regular basis seem like a dream. But sleep is as important for good health as diet and exercise. Good sleep improves your brain performance, mood, and health.

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Keys to Success: Following the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet is a plant-based diet that has been proven to create a healthy lifestyle, and decrease heart attack or stroke by 30%. This diet values culture, plant-based foods, and encourages physical activity. A great combo for success when wanting to change your diet!

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