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Access Wellness this Summer

Access Wellness this Summer

May 10, 2022

Join Mid-Continent Public Library, the Clay County Public Health Center, and the Platte County Health Department this summer for an exploration of numerous health and wellness topics.

Health departments will lead several programs at MCPL branches and online, including:

Smoking Cessation – Tuesday, May 17, at 6:00 p.m., Antioch Branch
Are you interested in tips for assistance with breaking the smoking habit? Have you attempted several times and would like to try one more time? It is a well-known fact that smoking cessation takes numerous attempts before finally being successful. Join us to learn some tips we hope will help you succeed! Register for this program.

Mental Wellness Is a Muscle – Tuesday, May 31, at 7:00 p.m., Parkville Branch  
Mental health is something we all have, but mental wellness is something we must strengthen and practice regularly. Join Tri-County Mental Health to learn about mental wellness, the impact of stress on the body, understanding emotions, and some ways you can strengthen your mental wellness muscle with simple self-care and coping strategies. This program is for ages 12 and up.
Register for this program.

Myth vs Facts: Prenatal and Infant Oral Health – Tuesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m., MCPL360 Facebook
Pregnancy is a time of many changes, including in the mouth. Learn how pregnancy can affect oral health and how to make changes to properly care for teeth. This presentation will also include how to care for your infant’s and child's teeth through their first year. Register for this program.

Breastfeeding 101 – Tuesday, June 28, MCPL360 Facebook
Join Clay County Public Health Center’s WIC Breastfeeding Counselors to learn the basics of breastfeeding and how to prepare for your first feeding. Gain tips to help you meet your goals on your breastfeeding journey. Register for this program.

All programs are free to attend but registration is required. Find more health and wellness programs and resources at mymcpl.org/Wellness.

These programs are supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

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