St Pete Healthy News

September 2023

By Rhenelle Mc Sween-Navarro, Community Health Program Specialist   National Recovery Month is observed every September as a time of reflection, celebration, and support for individuals on their journey to sobriety and mental wellness. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), this month also serves as a way to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the nation’s strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and communities who make recovery in all

By Dakota Priest, Community Health Leader   Are you looking to start a new exercise program for your physical fitness and social needs? If you answered yes, you may want to consider trying this FREE, outdoor exercise class.   Healthy St. Pete is thrilled to bring back another iteration of the extremely popular FitLot Method classes for our fall season!   FitLot Method is an AARP sponsored, outdoor, fitness-in-the-park program that brings the community together while participating in a healthy exercise program. This program is perfect for

By Garrett Simpson, Community Health Leader   Now that Fall is upon us it is time to dive into all the flavors the season has for us. This recipe has some very nutritious elements that you and your family should try for dessert or snack. Pumpkin is a rich source of heart-healthy nutrients like fiber, potassium, and antioxidants. Several studies have connected eating dried dates with improved brain function. Chia seeds are an excellent source of fiber. Fiber takes longer to digest