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McMillen Health

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McMillen Health provides health education to over 50,000 youth a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

2015-2016

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by McMillen Health

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Breast Self-Exam

Young women learn about breast cancer and early detection through self-exams and mammograms. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the...

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Testicular Self Exam

Young men learn about testicular cancer and early detection through self-exams. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the use of...

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Respect & Responsibility: STIs

Students are made aware of the consequences of sexual activity and learn the benefits of abstinence. They practice assertive communication and...

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Balance Your Act

Students learn how to manage their caloric intake by identifying high fat and highly sweetened foods. Youth will gain the knowledge to plan a basic...

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Don't Give Me Any Bull

Youth learn how to prevent bullying and protect themselves from becoming the target and how to be an active bystander. Fun, interactive activities...

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Tobacco: Coughin' to Coffin

Young people are exposed to subtle marketing of tobacco and e-cigarettes through product placement in media campaigns. Students discover the hidden...

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Don't Be the Butt of Tobacco

Students learn about the tobacco industry and how these companies market directly to youth with tobacco, e-cigarettes, and vaping. The effects of...

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The News About Booze

Students are provided information about the dangers of alcohol abuse in a “fact versus fiction” discussion. The effects of short and long term...

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Veto the Virus: HIV

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Stages of HIV...

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Infection Connection: HIV

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Students hear the...

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Be a Brain Builder

Youth learn about the brain and nervous system. Students study various learning styles and are encouraged to identify their own personal style...

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Every 'Body' Changes

Students learn the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. Topics include secondary sexual characteristics, emotional changes...

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Stay Drug Free

Students learn the facts about alcohol, tobacco, marijuana (including concentrates), and inhalants. A strong emphasis is placed on the effects...

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BFF: Body Friendly Foods

Students are encouraged, through interactive activities, to fill their plates with healthy food as recommended by My Plate. The truth is revealed...

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Wired & Routed: Cyber Bullying

Statistics reveal 22% of middle school students have been involved, in some way, with cyberbullying incidents. As social media use grows, the...

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Food, Fitness and Fun

This program challenges students to be fit for life. Through activities, participants discover the functions of nutrients in a healthy diet and...

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My Sensational Senses

Students learn many facts about the sense organs. Volunteers participate in activities to earn clues which identify the four keys to being healthy:...

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Dating: Avoiding the Danger Zone

This program allows students to identify and define the varying types of dating abuse in relationships they observe. They are encouraged to find...

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Fact or Quack

Students are empowered to differentiate between marketing scams and healthy lifestyle choices. Interactive activities provide accurate guidelines...

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Informed Decisions

Students become enlightened decision-makers regarding drugs. Through this program, the effect that drugs have on the body is demonstrated by...

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Bullying: Imbalance of Power

In this program, students look at the effects of sexual harassment, stereotyping, and bullying within a school, community, and workplace...

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Stand Against Bullying

Students are taught about all types of bullying including: cyberbullying, discrimination, exclusion, intimidation, verbal and physical. Students...

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Sexting & Texting: Safe Social Media

This program underscores the effect negative use of social media can have on both the recipient and the sender of the message. Through videos...

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Bully Don't Bother Me

Using age appropriate videos, visual illustrations, and role playing, children discover how important it is to be a friend. Students learn what...

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Something to Chew On

Children explore the importance of their teeth and how differing types of teeth work based on their shape. Healthy dental behaviors are stressed...

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Food to Go

Students learn how to use the My Plate, choose healthy snack options, and discover easy and fun exercise options that can be used in their everyday...

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Distracted Driving

Using real-life stories about accidents caused by distracted driving, students learn what distracted driving is and explore the risks associated...

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Active Brain Boosters

Seniors learn how to keep their brains active and how various behaviors can boost brain performance by participating during the program. Seniors...

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Bones & Tone: A Moving Experience

Students experience this momentous program by discovering fun facts about the skeletal and muscular system. They use these systems in various...

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Health Wise for Seniors: Nutrition

This program discusses the importance of nutrition and hydration for the senior adult population. Seniors learn about their nutritional needs and...

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Pharm Crisis: Avoiding Abuse of Prescription Medications

In the United States, opioid overdose deaths account for more deaths than car accidents each year. Eye-opening interactive activities inform...

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Bodies in Progress: Boys

Boys learn about changes that occur in males during puberty. Topics include emotional changes, hygiene, physical changes, conception, and the...

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Bodies in Progress: Girls

Girls learn about changes that occur in females during puberty, including emotional changes, hygiene, physical changes, menstruation, sanitary...

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Be Wiser

Students learn that sleeping, exercising, eating healthy foods and having a positive attitude all work together as four keys to being healthy...

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My Body Blueprint

Students learn the foundation for building and maintaining a healthy body by interacting with the concrete steps of nutrition knowledge.  These...

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Digital Citizenship 101

Students learn the different aspects of digital citizenship, otherwise known as responsible technology use.  Learning strategies demonstrate how to...

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Digital Citizenship 201

Students learn what a ‘digital footprint’ entails and how it affects their future.  Learning strategies allow the class to engage in discussions...

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Habit Free for Me

Students are given facts about maintaining their health, which encourages them to make healthy choices daily resulting in lifelong habits. A brief...

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Internet Surfin' Safety

Students learn ways to stay safe while being online, including how to make strong passwords and protect personal information. There is an emphasis...

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Password to Internet Safety

Students learn the pros and cons of internet usage and ways to stay safe online including the use of strong passwords and protecting personal...

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Brush Your Teeth

Children learn about the many jobs their teeth have and how important their teeth are. Proper brushing, visiting the dentist, and choosing...

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Odor Eaters 101

Students learn about the normal physical changes their bodies will make during puberty and how to prepare for these changes. This program covers...

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Magic of McMillen

Participants in the Magic of McMillen will get a brief look at how McMillen Health programs are designed and presented. You choose which program(s)...

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Get the Facts: Suicide Prevention

This program increases students’ knowledge about the warning signs of suicide and teaches students to involve an adult with at-risk situations...

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Opioids: What Adults Need to Know

The need for a broad based approach to preventing opioid abuse and dealing with the ramifications is explored using recorded interviews of...

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Vaping: Mists and Myths

In 2016, 1.7 million high school students used e-cigarettes in the previous thirty days. Students will learn about tobacco industry marketing and...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Community Organization

Contact

Twila Smith   info@mcmillenhealth.org
600 Jim Kelley Boulevard
Fort Wayne IN 46816
8882407268
United States

http://www.mcmillenhealth.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of McMillen Health cover:

Community Interests
Health/Physical Education
Family & Consumer Science
Character Education

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

The honesty and humor of the instructor created good interaction with the students. Overall, I was impressed with how well the distance learning program went, this was our 1st one. Thank you!
- Anthis Career Center