Hunterdon County, NJ: School-based "stress reduction project"

Sept 9, 2017, Hunterdon County Partnership for Health and school districts work to reduce stress in students The Hunterdon County Partnership for Health is a New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI) 2016 Building a Culture of Health in NJ - Communities Moving to Action grantee. Funding from that grant enabled the Partnership's Mental Health Action Team implement a school-based stress reduction project as part of its strategic plan for a healthier Hunterdon County. .. When students are able to focus their attention and control their breath, they are able to reduce stress and optimize the learning capacity of the brain. By working together we are giving children opportunities to develop a secure foundation and make Hunterdon a healthier community.