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What is High Blood Pressure?

First, let’s define high blood pressure. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is when your blood pressure, the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your blood vessels, is consistently too high. How your blood pressure and circulatory system work To survive and function properly, your tissues and organs need the oxygenated blood that your circulatory system […]

Too Good for Drugs

SILVER SPRINGS ??Healthy Communities Coalition hosted Too Good For Drugs facilitator training on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 19-20th. Twenty-five attendees from Lyon County School District and Community Chest ? from Lyon, Storey, and Mineral Counties. Skills development is at the core of?Too Good for Drugs, a universal K-12 prevention education program designed to mitigate the risk factors and enhance protective […]

1 Minute Prediabetes Risk Test

Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. 1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes. Find out if you?re at risk for prediabetes today so you can reverse it before it becomes type 2 diabetes. Know where you stand. Take one minute […]

Maternal Mental Health Hotline

The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides 24/7, free, confidential support, resources and referrals to any pregnant and postpartum mothers facing mental health challenges and their loved ones. The service is available via phone and text in English or Spanish. Call or text 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262) to connect with counselors at the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline. Pregnancy and a new […]

Keep positive influences

Some factors that influence youth to use of tobacco products, are the images youth see in social media, TV, or hear in music. Along with colorful packaging and the variety of flavors these tobacco products come in. To learn more visit: