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FREE chronic disease self-management workshops - Oct. & Nov.

FREE chronic disease self-management workshops – Oct. & Nov.

Do you have a chronic disease like arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease? “Living Well” is a chronic disease self-management program from Stanford University. Workshops meet once a week for 7 weeks. Participants make weekly… read more

Substance Abuse Awareness Program - Oct. 27

Substance Abuse Awareness Program – Oct. 27

This annual program features speakers, parent testimony and performance by the improv group FoolProof. It will be held at the Carroll Arts Center. For more information, call Linda Auerback at… read more

The Partnership Board of Directors welcomes new Chairperson

The Partnership Board of Directors welcomes new Chairperson

The Board of Directors of The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan O’Neal as Chairperson, which was confirmed at its meeting on August 12, 2014.  CLICK HERE to . . read more

Risky Business Conference presentations

Risky Business Conference presentations

The Risky Business Prevention Conference is held each year to increase awareness of risks that are a concern for youth in Carroll County. This year’s Conference, held on June 24, focused on risks for youth suicide.   CLICK HERE to view the Powerpoint… read more

Total Health Expo - Oct. 5

Total Health Expo – Oct. 5

Enjoy the grand opening of the NEW Tevis Center for Wellness and William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center and learn how to change your health habits for the better at Carroll Hospital Center’s annual, fun-filled event for the who… read more

Free WALK CARROLL events - Oct. 5 and Oct. 25

Free WALK CARROLL events – Oct. 5 and Oct. 25

COME WALK WITH US at group walking events all around Carroll County with health information and fun giveaways. Dates and locations vary. CLICK HERE for details. read more

Healthy Carroll Families - Fall 2014

Healthy Carroll Families – Fall 2014

Healthy Carroll Families has information about physical activity, nutrition and a healthy recipe in each edition. Handouts in this edition are: “Raising Healthy Eaters”, with ideas to help children develop good healthy-eating habits. “Fall into a… read more

Health Insurance Coverage

Health Insurance Coverage

The Partnership is leading local efforts to help residents identify affordable health insuranc… read more

Behavioral Health newsletter - May 2014

Behavioral Health newsletter – May 2014

Keeping in Touch is the regular newsletter of the Carroll County Behavioral Health Advisory Council, which seeks to prevent and reduce the impact of behavioral health and addictions disorders through increased community awareness, public education,… read more

Sharing the Spirit - Community Benefit & Health Improvement Plan

Sharing the Spirit – Community Benefit & Health Improvement Plan

NEW!  “Sharing the S.P.I.R.I.T.” is the collaborative health improvement plan for our community. VIEW HERE.     … read more

Lay Leader training for Chronic Disease Self-Management course - Dec. 1,2, 8 & 9

Lay Leader training for Chronic Disease Self-Management course – Dec. 1,2, 8 & 9

Become a Certified Chronic Disease Self-Management Lay Leader.  Leaders are trained to help individuals with a chronic disease get the most out of life through the standardized “Living Well” chronic disease self-management program. For more information… read more

Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K - November 27

Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K – November 27

REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 1 for the 2014 Y Turkey Trot Charity 5k at the Hill Family Center Y in Westminster. Round up your family and friends, and dust off those running shoes. Sponsored by Carroll Hospital Center.  CLICK HERE for mor… read more

Alcohol Enforcement Specialist Training - Oct. 22

Alcohol Enforcement Specialist Training – Oct. 22

This free Alcohol Enforcement Specialist Training (AES) provides the latest information on alcohol laws and enforcement. We will identify the problems in our area and learn effective methods to manage underage drinking parties with limited resources. read more

Local Links to Health

Local Links to Health

CLICK HERE for web links to information about free and low-cost activities, classes, and other LOCAL resources for a healthy… read more

Safer in the Shade

Safer in the Shade

The Partnership works to reduce the incidence of skin cancer in Carroll County with two educational programs,  Safer in the Shade and Fun in t… read more

NEW Carroll Card: quick access to info on local services

NEW Carroll Card: quick access to info on local services

The Carroll Card (updated April 2014) is a pocket-sized reference card with information about a wide variety of local resources for assistance with basic needs such as health care, housing, transportation, and food. FREE printed copies can be requested… read more

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