Healthier Communities BPRBS

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10/31/2021
10/17/2021

Good to a familiar face still in the building healthier communities.

For Black men and those who love Black men.
08/05/2021

For Black men and those who love Black men.

There is something comforting and powerful when Black men have Black male therapist focused on the mental health of Blac...
06/16/2021

There is something comforting and powerful when Black men have Black male therapist focused on the mental health of Black men and their families. Consider giving Dr. Jason Branch a call as you strengthen the mental health of your family.
www.DrJbranch.com

Jason Branch, PhD, LPC, ACS is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 15 years of experience in the mental health counseling profession. He is an LPC in four states (New Jersey, Alabama, Georgia, and Pennsylvania), an Approved Clinical Supervisor, National Certified Counselor, and mentor.

06/02/2021

BLACK MEN not playing
1) Getting Primary Care Doctors
2) Finding the right therapist
Healthy Living Planning

If you want to see the impact of the trauma Black men carry. I watch this deep fear and concern about his son’s safety. ...
05/16/2021

If you want to see the impact of the trauma Black men carry. I watch this deep fear and concern about his son’s safety. . Then think about his physical and mental health, ability to navigate workplace polity or even deep personal relationships. How are Black men supposed to excel in higher education spaces with the level trauma inside.

Comedian/actor D.L. Hughley explains how, as a black parent, he was particularly scared that his son's “defiant” behavior related to his autism could be misc...

05/16/2021
A spiritual practice has been seen to reduce stress.  Reducing stress can improve health outcomes.
05/16/2021

A spiritual practice has been seen to reduce stress. Reducing stress can improve health outcomes.

04/19/2021
02/21/2021

Like every other city in the country, Birmingham, AL has been turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic. Five Birmingham natives joined me this weekend to discuss how COVID-19 has affected their disparate ways of life and exposed inequities in the health care system.

02/16/2021

Black Male Trauma Silent Killer
Fight For Yourself
Stop Self Sabotage
Therapist & Mentors

Muscle and joint pains are real for so many.  Try to create a balanced daily routine to minimize the periods pain.
02/15/2021

Muscle and joint pains are real for so many. Try to create a balanced daily routine to minimize the periods pain.

Birmingham has an rich history of Black physicians who have been fighting against health disparities of African American...
02/05/2021

Birmingham has an rich history of Black physicians who have been fighting against health disparities of African Americans for generations. Thank you to Majella Chube Hamilton and her family for keeping this history alive in the Birmingham Civil Rights District. is

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times

 With new, more contagious strains of the coronavirus spreading in the U.S., and transmission levels still very high in ...
02/03/2021


With new, more contagious strains of the coronavirus spreading in the U.S., and transmission levels still very high in many places, some public health experts recommend that Americans upgrade from the basic cloth masks that many have been wearing during the pandemic.

From double-masking to getting a tighter seal, simple at-home hacks can make your mask a better barrier against the coronavirus — and help fend off more infectious strains.

  “reports of majority-Black areas struggling to deal with nonresident White people traveling to their communities to be...
02/03/2021

“reports of majority-Black areas struggling to deal with nonresident White people traveling to their communities to be vaccinated.”

The Biden administration must act urgently to address disparities.

If you are interested in the improvement of the health of Black People and why and how the Coronavirus impacts the Black...
04/10/2020

If you are interested in the improvement of the health of Black People and why and how the Coronavirus impacts the Black Community please watch this powerful event.

Find REVOLT on TV here: https://revolt.tv/request-revolt Stay connected with REVOLT.TV here: + Subscribe now: http://bit.ly/REVOLT_Subscribe_Now Website: htt...

03/13/2020

Please watch this update on how the City of Birmingham is addressing the CORVID19 crisis.

If no community representatives are on the task force there is no guarantee that programs that meet the needs of our com...
03/13/2020

If no community representatives are on the task force there is no guarantee that programs that meet the needs of our community and also support rural cities across the state.

“Dr. Scott Harris to be its chair.
As head of the Alabama Department of Public Health, Harris will also be one of the chief officials who disseminate among relevant programs the $8.1 million Alabama received on Wednesday.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded the State of Alabama $8,148,798.90 to help fight the spread

Lessons from fighting the HIVAIDS pandemic.   will lead to more unnecessary deaths. Community based organization must be...
03/13/2020

Lessons from fighting the HIVAIDS pandemic. will lead to more unnecessary deaths. Community based organization must be demanding a seat at the table. .

The list of the governor’s task force’s members, as follows:

Scott Harris, State Health Officer, Alabama Department of Public Health (chair)
Governor Kay Ivey
Governor Will Ainsworth
President Pro Tempore Del Marsh
Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon
Senate Majority Leader Greg Reed
House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter
Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton
House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels
Jeanne Marrazzo, Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, UAB School of Medicine
John Vande Waa, Infectious Disease Specialist
University of South Alabama School of Medicine
Don Williamson, President/ CEO, Alabama Hospital Association
Brandon Farmer, President/ CEO, Alabama Nursing Home Association
Eric Mackey, State Superintendent, Alabama State Department of Education
Brian Hastings, Director, Alabama Emergency Management Agency
Hal Taylor, Secretary, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency
Greg Canfield, Secretary, Alabama Department of Commerce
Commissioner Nancy Buckner, Alabama Department of Human Resources

Governor Kay Ivey has established a task force to deal with the imminent arrival of COVID-19, commonly known as the

01/28/2020

The Child Opportunity Index 2.0 uses data to measure and map inequities in 72,000 neighborhoods in the U.S. to help researchers, city planners, community leaders and others identify inequities and take steps to address them.

01/28/2020

The trend toward more plant-based diets is increasing among African Americans and that is being reflected among rap artists, who are making it more popular

11/29/2019

If you pray at each meal • Please pray that God will give you the strength to eat smaller portions and healthier options which are in front of you.

07/10/2019

The Birmingham City Council approved zoning changes on Tuesday as a part of Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin’s Healthy Food Initiative to reduce the number of food deserts in the city.

12/07/2018

Laughter and fun should be included as a healthier community goal.

Thinking about how we can build healthier communities • “grow gardens, walk throughout the day, and minimize mechanical ...
11/20/2018

Thinking about how we can build healthier communities • “grow gardens, walk throughout the day, and minimize mechanical conveniences for house and yard work.”

Treadmills don't come into it for the populations of the planet's 'Blue Zones' - where life expectancy is highest.

Fyi
11/15/2018

Fyi

A group of experts likens the food industry's PR “machinery” to big tobacco’s. Ouch.

Very interesting article for those working in health ministries at the local church level.
11/12/2018

Very interesting article for those working in health ministries at the local church level.

The separation between church and the state of your health may be narrowing, according to a new study released in the journal Health Promotion Practice t...

Healthier Communities are needed to save lives. • "Over 22% of black youth have obesity and that's actually compared to ...
10/28/2018

Healthier Communities are needed to save lives. • "Over 22% of black youth have obesity and that's actually compared to over 20% of Hispanic youth and over 12% of their white counterparts” Black People ~ Run Bike And Swim

A new research brief reveals that Mississippi had the highest youth obesity rate at 26.1% in 2016 to 2017 and Utah had the lowest at 8.7% in 2016 to 2017. One expert calls childhood obesity in America "a true national crisis."

Proud of working at the Intersection of Building Healthier Communities with spaces in the City of Birmingham including a...
10/16/2018

Proud of working at the Intersection of Building Healthier Communities with spaces in the City of Birmingham including arts and culture (Birmingham Museum of Art), historic places (Vulcan Museum), educational system (Birmingham Public School Students) and community engagement leaders (Rotaract) around more options to get people cycling and a cycling friendly city.

Healthier Communities  Black People ~ Run Bike And Swim  got a sneak peek of the   from Layne Ferguson, Project Planner ...
09/14/2018

Healthier Communities Black People ~ Run Bike And Swim got a sneak peek of the from Layne Ferguson, Project Planner with and Christina Argo, City Birmingham Senior Planner and the .

Healthier Communities BPRBS at the meeting to have safe streets for cyclist.  Better to know the laws to help hold dange...
09/13/2018

Healthier Communities BPRBS at the meeting to have safe streets for cyclist. Better to know the laws to help hold dangerous motorist accountable.

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Building Healthier Communities BPRBS “grow gardens, walk throughout the day, and minimize mechanical conveniences for house and yard work.” Interesting article.
"Roughly 1 in 3 young people nationally is overweight or obese” Our work is founded in building Healthier Communities to save generations to come.
Great to meet the folks from Healthier Communities BPRBS today, and look forward to an enriching relationship with them and New Direction Ministry!
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Thanks for inviting me to a brand new way of healthey like style......LOVE IT.......THANKS JERRI
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