Healthy Talbot News – May 2018

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A Message from the Healthy Talbot Facilitator

We have been hard at work since last Fall to make 2018 a great year for Healthy Talbot.  We’ve made a lot of updates to the content of our website, stepped up our game with our Facebook page which featured a HUGE giveway at the beginning of the year and has yielded now over 400 “likes” to our page, and we’ve finally been able to bring our Family Resource Guide to fruition – now available in print and online!

Catch us out in the community!  Last month we sponsored and participated in the Neighborhood Service Center’s 1st Annual Talbot County Resource Expo at Easton Elementary, BAAM Fest at Idlewild Park, and the 24th Annual Oxford Day.  Make sure to stop out and see us at the Multicultural Festival on May 5th, which we’re also sponsoring!

Make sure to follow us on Facebook and check back to our site often for updates!

~ Erica Horney, Healthy Talbot Facilitator


Children’s Mental Health Awareness

Healthy Talbot is a proud supporter of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week!

It’s easy to know your child needs help dealing with a fever or a broken bone, but mental health problems can be harder to identify. The tricky part of parenting is knowing the kinds of behaviors and moods that are usual for the stage of development your child is in – and when your child has gone beyond the norm and needs help.

View and download the Family Resource Kit (2018)

May is not only Mental Health Awareness Month, but also Clean Air Month, Employee Health and Fitness Month, Healthy Vision Month, and High Blood Pressure Education Month, among others.

For a full list of awareness campaigns for May, visit: https://www.healthline.com/health/directory-awareness-months#may.


EVENT SPOTLIGHT:

19th Annual Multicultural Festival


Special Events for May

May 1st – Senior Law Day – Mid Shore Pro Bono
May 3rd – Steel Magnolias – Tred Avon Players
May 4th – Nugget and Fang – Chesapeake College
May 4th – Play Group (ages 6 weeks to 3 years)
May 5th – 19th Annual Multicultural Festival (We’ll see you there!)
May 8th – Carpe Diem Arts lunchtime performance by Robert Kikuchi Yngojo
May 9th – Families Understanding Nurturing (12 week program)
May 11th – Tidewater Sings Concert: Love Songs
May 11th – Play Group (ages 6 weeks to 3 years)
May 19th – Community Yard Sale – Talbot Parks and Rec
May 19th – Forest Fair (with a Medieval Flair) – Adkins Arboretum
May 20th – Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Community Day
May 31st – Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall  – VFW


Website Updates

Featured Resource:

Mental Health Association of the Eastern Shore

 

Featured Article:

5 Ways to Refresh Your Home For Spring

 


Healthy Families make a Healthy Community

About Healthy Talbot: Healthy Talbot is a project of the Talbot Family Network. We believe that healthy communities are made up of healthy families. As a result, we seek to link local families and individuals to information and resources that can help them lead healthier, happier lives.
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