Health & Nutrition

Programming

Impacts

  • Encouraging Healthy Aging by Preventing Falls

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Participants in evidence-based falls prevention programming such as A Matter of Balance and Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention increased their knowledge of falls prevention strategies and increased their ratings of their own general health.

  • Supporting Mental Health & Reducing Stress

    Published on July 20, 2020
    As a result of MSU Extension’s social-emotional health programming, children and adults across Michigan learned how to manage anger, reduce stress, practice mindfulness and strengthen their families’ and communities’ understanding.

  • Combating the Opioid Crisis through Outreach and Education

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Over 130 people die every day from opioid overdose in the United States, and nearly 3 in 4 of Michigan’s overdose deaths are attributable to opioids.

  • Creating Healthy Habits through Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Through MSU Extension’s nutrition and physical activity programming, Michigan adults, families and children gained crucial knowledge about nutrition and healthy foods, increased their physical activity and reduced their food insecurity.