COVID-19 is an airborne virus that has spread throughout the world, but it is not the first Pandemic nor will it be the last.
We will continue to be confronted with rapidly spreading viruses like COVID-19, and must prepare to respond appropriately and swiftly. Attention must be given to developing systems to prevent, aid, and protect us from future pandemics.
This Playlist examines multiple facets of pandemic prevention, transmission, and response,
As a society, we may be able to more effectively act against pandemics and epidemics as they emerge.
These speakers provide insight to what has happened and what can be prevented IF the right systems are in place.
Youth anxiety, depression and suicide – An unfortunate headline we see too often.
Today’s youth have a far more complicated path to adulthood than their parents despite all the advantages they have. In our ever more wired and high pressure world, our youth feel less and less connected. Researchers ask “why”, and follow the science to possible answers.
To make change, we must foster our youth’s resiliency, empathy, and sense of empowerment. These speakers discuss why it is critical to help our youth escape the trap of perfectionism, build coping and problem solving skills, learn how to manage stress under pressure, connect with the community, and establish meaningful friendships.
This Playlist highlights the challenges of youth anxiety and brings hope that we have the answers within ourselves and our communities.
What color is happiness? What sound does the color blue make? What does the musical note C feel like?
Our well being is impacted more than we realize, positively and negatively, by many invisible or subtle factors around us. Our environment is very important to our overall well being. The effect, positive or negative, of
all play a part in our comfort within the spaces we live and work.
Health has expanded to encompass many more non-traditional practices. As we look beyond the physical self to the environment around us, we find there are many elements that influence our well being, such as sights, sounds, aromas and emotions that influence our health. Does baroque music energize us? Do we feel warmer in a green room?
Our Speakers ask us to explore our relationship with sights, sounds, smells and emotions, and how they move us towards or away from improved health.
We need our planet more than it needs us. Human health and climate health are intimately intertwined.
We, individually and collectively, have a relationship with the planet we live on. Like the human body, the planet Earth is a complicated balance of elements that work in harmony to provide stability long into the future. When that balance is disrupted by unnatural events, such as human activity, our future is less certain.
When we consider human health, we must consider how the health of our climate health shapes it—whether it is the impact the climate has on the social determinants of health, the depletion of essential resources like water caused by a changing climate, how we can harness art to connect ourselves to our environment, or how united communities may have profound impacts.
Our speakers have a unique understanding of our connection to climate and its impact on our health. They ask us to consider how we may act as communities on a road toward a healthier world, both for our climate and ourselves.