5th Annual North Country Health Improvement Summit
North Country Health Consortium, a public health organization focused on improving the health status of North Country residents, hosted the 5th Annual North Country Health Improvement Summit, titled “Embracing a Culture of Wellness.” The Health Improvement Summit was held on June 9th from 8:30am-3:30pm at the Mountain View Grand in Whitefield, NH.
The Summit on June 9th started with a keynote address, titled “The Weight We all Carry: Resisting Cultural Narratives around Body Weight to Improve Health and Well-being.” Presenters will also addressed the social determinants of health and substance misuse, mental health, and the connection to overall health and wellness. Afternoon breakout sessions included asthma guidelines, wellness in the workplace, and finding your way to individual wellness.
The Summit was open to all, especially state, county, and local government officials; educators; representatives from the business community; members of non-governmental organizations, including community organizations; health and human service organizations; and any other interested organizations or individuals.