Physical & Mental Health
is to enlighten the community on the different issues involving their physical and mental well-being, provide information and create programs to enlighten our chapter’s membership and surrounding environment, and to encourage a healthy lifestyle while aligning our efforts with our National Initiatives.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
This committee shall provide workshops, activities, and information on current health issues. The committee shall seek to inform the public of existing health agencies and medical personnel who aid in the continuous maintenance of good health and better living conditions. Programs include, but are not limited to: stress reduction, health fairs with emphasis on screening detection, symposiums on critical health issues, diet and nutrition, and HIV/AIDS Awareness.
Sickle Cell Walk-A-Thon
Nearly 500 walkers participated in the Annual Sickle Cell Walk-A-Thon in Downtown Columbus which raised funds for the Association of Sickle Cell, Lower Chattahoochee Region. The Assocation of Sickle Cell provided education to volunteers and promote awareness about the debilitating disease.
Refuse to be a Victim
This seminar, where officers from the Marshall's office gave advise on personal safety at home and out in the community or when traveling.
My Cry in the Dark Sympsium
This program covered material on depression, anxiety, cyber-bullying, emotional vital signs, dosmetic violence, teen dating and more.
Silence Hide Violence
A walk in honor of victims and survivors. A candlelight vigil was held as a triute to all Georgia residents who died due to domestic violence.
8th Annual Blood Drive
This blood drive, held in conjunction with The National Pan-Hellenic Council, was held at the Delta House.
This committee sponsored a 10 week Bridge Lesson series open to the community and specifically for Senior Citizens to encourage keeping the mind sharp.