Looking Back on Our First 1,000 Days

Facing my own challenges with breastfeeding, pumping, and complementary feeding despite a supportive work environment, help from my family, and relatively easy access to healthy food has given me even more respect for the mothers and communities SPRING works with who overcome even greater barriers to making breastfeeding and healthy eating a reality in their lives.

Making wellness a part of the mental health equation for life

Healthy Amistad, a MEHAF Integration Initiative project, was launched to help people with mental illness improve their physical health through lifestyle changes and helping them to overcome barriers they face in getting medical care.

Solving childhood obesity one community at a time

Childhood obesity is a complex issue not easily solved with a one-size-fits-all solution. That’s why one suburban town in Massachusetts decided to attack the problem from all angles: at home, school, work and play. “Building a Healthy Northborough” is an initiative supported by the MetroWest Health Foundation in partnership with Mass in Motion, to find … Continue reading “Solving childhood obesity one community at a time”