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It’s May and we’re observing Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is an incredibly important part of overall health, and this year’s theme of TOGETHER for Mental Health reminds us to join together to improve our nation’s mental health care. Check our home page and social channels for tools and information.
Tiare Sanna, MS, RDN is advancing WIC’s reach in Oregon through a partnership with APHA. Together, they produced a video highlighting Oregon WIC services, which are often first to try innovative, new approaches including the improvement of clinic environments using a trauma-informed lens.
Every year across the nation, more than 400,000 infants are born to mothers who are depressed. ASPHN’s Maternal Mental Health Brief offers tools, reports and examples on how public health nutritionists can strategically and positively influence outcomes of maternal mental health.
ASPHN’s Checklist for Change provides a fresh framework from which we can examine the vegetable and fruit consumption crisis from all angles, and open our minds to all ideas and possible solutions. We need everyone who cares about this issue to get involved. Please learn more and help us take the next steps.
ASPHN’s Children’s Healthy Weight CoIIN encompassed 26 CoIIN teams in 12 states. Over three years, the teams developed strategies to improve the health of children from birth to early adulthood, including children with special needs. See the full impact of this program designed to support Title V programs.
At ASPHN, we build leaders in public health nutrition through unique learning and professional growth opportunities and events. Prioritize your career by staying up-to-date on the latest offerings and sign-up for upcoming events through the Sign-Up Corner!
At ASPHN, we strengthen nutrition policy, programs and environments for all people through the development of public health nutrition leaders and the collective action of our members nationwide. To accomplish our mission, we provide state and national leadership on food and nutrition policy, programs and services to our membership. Your active participation in ASPHN can keep you and your state on the cutting edge. Stay abreast of emerging public health nutrition issues and strategies; form new connections and partnerships with others professionals; influence important public policy and strengthen your leadership skills with ASPHN.
Do you perform state-level public health nutrition duties in your state department of health, human services, education, agriculture, aging or tribes? You can join ASPHN at no cost if your state pays annual dues! If you aren’t affiliated at the state-level, you can still join ASPHN! Membership starts at $25 for students and $50 for professionals. Learn More…
ASPHN has members in all U.S. states and territories. Our membership directory lists all of our members, their state, program and contact details. Use the directory to find peers and build connections that will strengthen your own work in public health nutrition. Browse the Directory…
ASPHN meets my needs in so many ways. It fosters networking across public health nutrition professionals across the US keeps me abreast of current and cutting edge nutrition topics that are especially relevant to work at a state level; provides opportunities and training's to advance leadership skills and practice partners with other organizations to create change at the national level lives up to its mission and values
I am always inspired by hearing what people from different states are doing, and what the priority issues are in their state. It helps to paint a picture of what cutting edge practice looks like, and helps me determine how best to train my graduate students so that they will have the necessary skills when they complete their MPH and RD.
Great professional development opportunities, internships for students, and actual program development through COIIN.
Since my role as the Nutrition Services Coordinator for my state’s WIC program is 100% WIC, the MCH Nutrition Council has been a good opportunity to learn about the other MCH programs out there and determine ways to collaborate and reduce barriers for the mutual clientele we serve.
ASPHN has been providing me many learning opportunities, many network/working together opportunities, many opportunities that I was able to practice what I learned, leadership skills.... AND developing friendships. I do appreciate all ASPHN has giving to me for more than 10 years.
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