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Health Education and Helpful Resources



Health Education & Helpful Resources

The Health Education & Promotion Program is responsible for providing educational programs and various interventions to promote awareness of healthy lifestyles and behaviors among children and adults who work and live in the Township of Denville.

Health Education services provided include:

  • Educational programs on various topics including: alcohol abuse, drug abuse, smoking prevention, nutrition, injury control, physical fitness/exercise, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS.
  • Development of educational materials including pamphlets, leaflets, newsletters, manuals, and advisories.
  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating all health education programs and interventions
  • Providing health counseling and referrals
  • Providing food handling training programs to food establishment employees

Morris County Health Newsletters

Health Topics:

United States Department of Labor

 Blackouts :

 Earthquakes:

 Extreme Heat:

 Floods:

 Hurricanes:

Lyme Disease

Winter storms:

 

  • Alcohol Abuse Control: Excessive alcohol drinking can have harmful effects on health including long term and short term risks. Learn more about support and treatment.

 Alcohol Use & Your Health:

 Support & Treatment :

 Frequently Asked Questions:

 

 Understanding Drug Abuse:

 Resources for Addiction and Recovery

 Addiction & Health:

 Treatment:

 

  • Smoking Prevention & Cessation: Smoking is dangerous to your health. Learn more about the health risks and how to

 Health Risks:

 Tobacco Facts:

 How to Quit Smoking:

 Secondhand Smoke:

 

  • Injury Control

 Prevention & Control:

 Violence & Injury Prevention:

 

 

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease/HIV

 STDs:

 Sexually Transmitted Infections:

 Testing:

 Prevention:

 

 

  • Nutrition: Learn how to take control of your health and weight through healthy eating.

 Dietary Guidlines

 Nutrition for Everyone:

 Healthy Diet:

 

  • Physical  Fitness & Exercise: Maintain your health by increasing physical activity.

 Benefits of Exersize

 

  • Affordable Care Act: Learn more about the Affordable Health Care Act and how it impacts you.

 About the ACA:

 Get coverage:

 

  • Flu Prevention: Learn essential tips to prevent you and your family from contracting the flu this season.

 Flu Basics:

  Take 3” Steps to Prevent the Flu:

 Habits to Stop Germs:

 

  • Chronic Disease (cancers & heart disease)

Chronic Disease Prevention:

 Health Risk Behaviors & Chronic disease:

 Heart Disease:

 Cancer:

 New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED):

 

  • Additional Resources:

 Center for Disease Control:

 http://health.morriscountynj.gov

 Health Information from A to Z: (http://www.healthynj.org/a-z.html )