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HCHL in the News
Hult Center Aims to Reduce Teen Pregnancy in Peoria: http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/special-report-teenagers-risks-lead-to-hiv/655713813
Hult Center Offers the National Diabetes Prevention Program: http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/healthbeat ; http://www.week.com/story/34558370/hult-center-for-healthy-living-helps-peoria-area-fight-diabetes
Hult Center Hosts 2017 Peoria Teen Summit: http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/fighting-back-against-bad-decisions/646726780
Uncorked 2016: http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/wmbd-this-morning/uncorked-2016/591402097
Whitney’s Walk is Coming The 13th annual Whitney’s Walk for Life to raise money for suicide prevention efforts in central Illinois will be held Saturday, July 30 at Jubilee College State Park near Brimfield. CIProud.com
Get Ready for Whitney’s Walk For Life Whitney’s Walk for Life is an annual walk that commemorates loved ones lost to suicide and inspires hope for suicide prevention! WEEK-TV
Whitney’s Walk 2016 Group has raised more than $1 million since 2004 CIProud.com
District 150 Expands Mental Health Services This fall, if a District 150 student feels like they are struggling with depression or any other emotional issue, all they’ll have to do is walk into the new Office of Social and Emotional Learning. WEEK-TV
Hult Center Hosting Mental Health Forum The Hult Center for Healthy Living is pleased to organize the Mental Health Forum “Community Leadership in Mental Health: Making Meaningful Connections” on Saturday, April 9 from 8:30-5:00 at Hayden-Clark Alumni Center at Bradley University. CIProud.com
Hult Center Hosts Mental Health Forum Community leaders came together Saturday at Bradley University to discuss mental health. WEEK-TV
Hult Center featured in Peoria Magazine’s Special Non-Profit Section PeoriaMagazines.com
Hult Center Celebrates Their 25th Anniversary! healthycellsmagazine.com
The Hult Center for Healthy Living is one of the area’s best kept secrets. This year we celebrate our 25th anniversary!
The organizers of Whitney’s Walk for Life had a check presentation Thursday morning at the Hult Center for Healthy Living. The final number for 2015 is $163,148.52.
Andrea Parker Named iBi’s “Women of Influence” PeoriaMagazines.com
A career of service spanning public health, nursing and the not-for-profit community.
Annual Lobster Roast Fundraiser CIProud.com
In celebration of the Hult Center for Healthy Living’s 25th anniversary, the organization will host their annual Lobster Roast fundraiser on Saturday, August 29 at 6:00 p.m. at Weaver Angus Farm. Special guest comedian Tim Cavanagh will perform.
Kids Konnected is a support program for kids whose parents, grandparents, or caregivers have or had cancer. Dr. Diana Schroer, LCPC, and Pat Morge, RN, LPC, with the Hult Center for Healthy Living, are in with more on how you can get your kids involved with the program!
Andrea Parker WEEK-TV
Andrea Parker is celebrating over 30 years in the health care profession. In her career she has cared for a lot of individuals and touched many lives.
More than 7,000 people raised awareness for suicide prevention efforts Saturday.
Whitney’s Walk for Life closing in on $1M raised to fight suicide Peoria Journal Star
Annual fundraiser set to take place on July 25 at Jubilee College State Park
Survey: Most teens see no harm in marijuana use Peoria Journal Star
Linking Efforts Against Drugs, or LEAD, executive director Andy Duran stands in a mock teen bedroom as he holds a container of sunscreen lotion that is often used by teenagers to hold alcohol. Duran presented at the Peoria County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition seminar at Hult Center for Health Wednesday.
Hult Center encourages smoking cessation for National Kick Butts Day Peoria Journal Star
The Hult Center for Healthy Living is encouraging smokers to take the first step to a healthy life and quit on March 18 for National Kick Butts Day. This is the 20th year for this event.
Peoria woman’s blog comforted and inspired many breast cancer patients Peoria Journal Star
Two months before cancer took Elizabeth Grant’s life, it briefly took away her ability to type.
Mental Health Forum WMBD-TV
Kayla Thompson of the Hult Center and Audrey LeMasters, PhD of Associates in Mental Health, join Clay to discuss the upcoming Mental Health Forum, hosted by Hult Center for Healthy Living.
Getting older often means a shift in health needs. That’s why Hult Center for Healthy Living gives seniors a place for one-stop-shop Wednesday.
The Hult Center for Healthy Living said there are several signs to tell if someone might hurt themselves. A person may be less social or show signs of risky behavior. They may also talk about giving away their belongings. The agency hopes to prevent anyone else from getting to that point.
Andrea Parker appointed new executive director of Hult Center for Healthy Living Peoria Journal Star
Andrea Parker has been appointed executive director of Hult Center for Healthy Living.
The Hult Center for Healthy Living has a new Executive Director. Andrea Parker will take over the Health Education Center on Monday.
Peoria County Health Initiative to Tackle Obesity Rate Peoria Public Radio
A new three-year health initiative is launching in Peoria. The goal is to reduce obesity rates in targeted areas with after-school nutrition classes. Staff with the Hult Center for Healthy Living, Peoria Family YWCA and Gifts in the Moment will spearhead the three-year initiative.
The Hult Center for Healthy Living is moving past Black Friday, past Small Business Saturday, and even jumping over Cyber Monday.
Whitney’s Walk Raises Record-Breaking Numbers CIProud.com
It was a record-breaking year for Whitney’s Walk, an organization raising money for depression awareness and suicide prevention. The group raised nearly $140,000 dollars.
This time of year many people young and old have a tough time with depression. For the past 10 years a group has been holding an event to help raise awareness about suicide and mental illness.
The number one factor that drives people to kill themselves is depression.
“They’re hurting so much, they don’t know another way,” suicide prevention educator at the HULT Center Susan Bishop said. “Depression is so much more common than we realize. They estimate that one in four people in the United States will experience depression at some point in their lives.”
Suicide is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States and third among those aged 15 to 24. One event looks to stamp out that statistic. More than 1,300 people signed up for the 11th Annual Whitney’s Walk.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Saturday thousands of people nationwide came together to remember those they lost. This is the Hult Center’s 11th annual Whitney’s walk for life–participants gathered at Jubilee College State park to raise awareness.
Local Woman Awarded Spirit of Hope – CIProud.com
Dead Man Skipping, Elizabeth’s determination and strength have inspired many others and sparked the Hult Center for Healthy Living to choose Elizabeth as it’s 2014 Spirit of Hope award winner. The honor will be handed out during the annual Spirit of Living dinner on Thursday, April 24th.
Peoria District 150 students are kicking off summer break in a healthy way. Kids ages five to eight spent the day at the Hult Center’s Healthy Heroes summer camp.
Your Amazing Body! Project Showcase is on Thursday, May 1st from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.! The event takes place at the Hult Center for Healthy Living, located at 5215 North Knoxville Avenue in Peoria.
4th Annual Mike Seneca Golf Classic CIProud.com
Seneca went to the Hult Center for Healthy Living while battling cancer. … of his wishes before he passed was to give back to the center somehow.
PHA considers smoking ban for apartment buildings Peoria Journal Star
Agencies such as Gifts in the Moment, FamilyCore, Carver Center and Hult Center for Healthy Living will display projects on activities designed to …
PHA Exploring Smoke-Free Housing CIProud.com
Monday PHA heard the results of a survey given to residents at Sterling Towers. The Hult Center for Healthy Living led the study and says half of the …
Community professionals and professionals-to-be had mental health on the mind today. The Hult Center spearheaded its annual Mental Health Forum at Bradley University.
Thousands expected to attend this year’s Red White and Boom celebration Peoria Public Radio
The two cities, UnityPoint Health Methodist-Proctor, and JMP Integrated Media host the 100-thousand dollar firework production. Randy Rundle is the …
Health fair gives seniors info on variety of services Peoria Journal Star
PEORIA — Ron and Betsy Janssen had visited all but three booths at Hult Center for Healthy Living’s Seniors on the Go Health Fair before they sat …
Seniors on the Go Health Fair WEEK’s Good Company
The Hult Center for Healthy Living is proud to present the 13th Annual Seniors On The Go Health Fair! Julie Fisher, with The Hult Center, joins us with details!
Events coming up Pekin Daily Times
The Hult Center for Healthy Living’s Mental Health Forum, “Emotional and Mental Health Issues Teens Face,” will be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 …
PHA moving to initiate no smoking policy Peoria Public Radio
The Hult Center for Healthy Living is using a more than 130-thousand dollar grant from the Centers for Disease Control to help various apartment sites …
Reports and Shorts: CUB objects to Ameren gas hike Peoria Journal Star
The Hult Center for Healthy Living, 5215 N. Knoxville Ave., has announced a merger with Mental Health America of Illinois Valley, formerly the Mental …
During a joint news conference Thursday at the Hult Center for Healthy Living, representatives said people will still be able to go to the hospital preferred by their …
UnityPoint Health-Methodist and Proctor move forward Peoria Public Radio
That includes the Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery and the Hult Center for Healthy Living. An integration team of executives and physicians from both …
Located on the same campus is the Hult Center for Healthy Living, which offers health education for children in the hopes such information can help prevent …
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