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The Missouri Coordinated School Health Coalition offers the following guides, brochures, and flyers to address topics concerning student health, including coordinated school health, mental health, healthy eating, physical activity, and more. These can be downloaded below or you can order hardcopies by going to the DHSS Warehouse website by using the literature identification numbers referenced next to the items below. Quantities are limited to 25. If additional amounts are needed, please send an email to info[at]healthykidsmo.org.
|Breakfast = Achievement one-page flyer (DHSS Literature #1267)
A hungry stomach can lead to an empty mind. Breakfast helps students be their best. Studies conclude that good nutrition leads to improved classroom performance, higher test scores and better behavior. It can be a challenge to get students to the cafeteria before school, consider making breakfast part of the school day with these alternative breakfast programs that work.
|Missouri Coordinated School Health Coalition brochure (DHSS Literature #1048)|
|Missouri Families Eating Smart And Moving More - English edition (DHSS Literature #1059)
There are many benefits for our children of eating smart and being active. Find out how you can help your family eat smart and move more!
|Missouri Familias Comiendo INTELIGENTE Y Moviéndose MÁS / Missouri Families Eating Smart And Moving More - Spanish edition (DHSS Literature #1060)
¿Cuáles son las ventajas para nuestros niños al comer bien y estar activos?
|Promoting Mental Health in Missouri's Children: A Guide for Schools, Families, and Communities (DHSS Literature #1023)
A mentally healthy child is more likely to be academically motivated, alert, and successful in school and in life. The Missouri Coordinated School Health Coalition developed this guide to address the increasing levels of mental health issues in our schoolchildren.
|Promoting Mental Health in Missouri's Children: A Guide for Schools, Families, and Communities (DHSS Literature #1073)
This is the companion brochure to the MCSHC Promoting Mental Health Guide.
|Recess Before Lunch one-page flyer (DHSS Literature #1268)
After a morning of classes, kids are ready to play! Learn the benefits of recess before lunch for Missouri's students!
|School Health Advisory Council Guide (DHSS Literature #1013)
A healthy, physically active child is more likely to be academically motivated, alert, and successful in school, and is more likely to establish habits that will foster good health throughout life. A School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) can assist a school district in the promotion and protection of student and employee health. This guide will assist your school in establishing a SHAC.
The Guide as well as handouts from the guide are located below.
|Snacks for Happy, Healthy Kids (DHSS Literature #352)
Healthy snacks can help growing children get the nutrients they need. This resource includes a list of healthy snack ideas and some recipes to try.
Tools and Resources
CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health
- School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity|(Presentation Materials)
- Fostering School Connectedness Staff Development Program
Coalition for Activity and Nutrition to Defeat Obesity (CanDo)
- Eat Better! Move More! Tips for Families
- Healthy Habits for Healthy Homes
- Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids
- Kids Count Data Book 2010
National Adolescent Health Information Center (NAHIC)
The overall goal of NAHIC is to improve the health of adolescents by serving as a national resource for adolescent health information and research, and to assure the integration, synthesis, coordination and dissemination of adolescent health-related information.
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