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Impacts in Individual and Family Wellness

The Family, Food and Wellness team provides research-based programs and resources to promote long-term wellness habits for individuals, families and communities.

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SDSU Extension partnerships with Fort Thompson groups seeing positive growth

Lindsay Moore, SDSU Extension Community Health and Obesity Program Director, said CDC HOP’s goal is “to enhance opportunities for nutrition and physical activity in communities.” Through that grant funding, administered by SDSU Extension, Moore said the program supports communities looking to grow their capacity.

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SDSU Extension receives $525K to improve nutrition, physical activity in rural areas

SDSU Extension received $525,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand its work with the five-year High Obesity Program (HOP) into five new South Dakota counties.

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SDSU Extension experts receive national awards for mental health, early childhood programming

SDSU Extension’s Mental Health First Aid team received a regional Excellence in Extension Team Award, and SDSU Extension Early Childhood Field Specialist Audrey Rider is on the team that won a regional and national Excellence in Multi-State Collaboration Award from the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences.