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Health Services Resources

Below you will find different resources on wellness for children and adults.

Meningitis Information for Students and Parents  New Requirement for School Districts to Provide Bacterial Meningitis Information to Students and Parents.
Roma ISD Diabetes Risk Assessment The Risk Assessment for the Type 2 Diabetes in Children is a legislatively mandated program developed, coordinated and administered by The University of Texas-Pan American border Health Office (BHO).

Action for Health Kids addresses childhood undernourishment, obesity and prevention by working with schools to help kids learn to eat right and be active every day.  This focus is because of the unique position and influence that schools have on children and their families, in addition to their responsibility to provide nutrition and physical education and their many opportunities to promote healthy eating and active living.

Center for Disease Control provides answers to health questions and nutrition, health and safety topics.

What's Cooking  provides recipes and videos and other resources to help you make healthy eating choices.

Go Texan promotes the products, culture and communities that call Texas home.

Healthy and Wise The Healthy and Wise Kids and Family online magazines feature a variety of health, fitness, and nutrition articles and activities for kids, families, teachers, and parent educators.  Articles and activities can be used in the home, classrooms, or as community health learning resources.

Healthy Texas Week Healthy Texas Week is a one-week celebration of healthy living in the Lone Star State.  During this week, Texans are encouraged to Move More, Eat Better, and Live Well.

Help Guide  A trusted guide to mental, emotional & social health.

Kids Health If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

Motivating Kids to be Active 

Nifty Benefits  A website that describe health benefits of healthy foods. 

Nutrition for Kids Nutrition Health Topics

Parents for Healthy Kids Are you looking for tips for healthy living at home and ways to reinforce those healthy habits at school? Well, you came to the right place to get the knowledge, confidence and support you need to make positive changes in health and wellness — both at school and at home! 

Partnership for Drug Free Kids  raises awareness so that young adults stay away from addictive habits.

Podemos (Sugerencias Para Mejorar La Actividad y Nutrición de los Niños) es un programa nacional diseñado para brindar a los padres de familia, a las personas encargadas del cuidado de los niños y comunidades, ideas y consejos que ayuden a los niños de 8 a 13 años a mantener un peso saludable.

Prevention Prevention is an American healthy lifestyle magazine and maintains a website with information on smart ways to live well.

Border Region Behavioral Health Center provides mental health and mental retardation services and supports to the citizens of Webb, Zapata, Jim Hogg, and Starr Counties. Starr County Phone Number: 956-487-3748. Toll Free Crisis Hotline: 800-643-1102

We Can (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight. Tambien en Español

Quit Smoking  works hard to keep young adults and teens from smoking cigarettes and raises awareness of the dangers of smoking.

Smoking Among College Students  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 12.3 million of the students currently attending postsecondary institutions are between the ages of 18 and 24. This is roughly three-fifths of the total college population.