Highland Hospital is proud to support and sponsor the Try This WV Conference scheduled for June 2-4, 2016 in Buckhannon, West Virginia.
The Try This site is evidence-based, grounded in the socio-ecological model of health promotion. They believe that people can make healthy changes in their lifestyles more easily if healthy choices are available in their community.
They are supplying how-to information for people who want to create those choices. Local and state government can adopt policies that promote those choices.
The Try This site also supplies how-to information on a wide variety of such policies. See “How local officials can help” in the site index.
Statistically, low-income and minority people have poorer health than higher-income and white people do. The Try This Web site is another tool for people who hope to overcome that disadvantage by creating community programs that make it easier for people to move more and eat healthier food.
The conference is organized by Growing Healthy Children.
Go to www.TryThisWV.com for more information.
If you would like for Highland Hospital to support your community event, please contact Jim Strawn at 304-348-1417.