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New Virtual Leaning Opportunities

Join us for Wellness Wednesdays with FCHS!

Every Wednesday at 2:00 FCHS presents a live 45-minute webinar on a variety of topics related to food, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. This series will walk you through the easy steps that you can take to add positive health behaviors into your day. There’s no time like the present to make some of those small changes that will improve your health in a big way. Topics include mindful family meals, eating healthy on a budget, how to satisfy picky eaters, reading nutrition labels, spotting hidden sugars, and much more. For a complete list of Wellness Wednesday topics please visit the NJAES website.

Family and Community Health Sciences

Mission Statement

FCHS promotes healthy lifestyles and environments for NJ residents and communities with an emphasis in nutrition, health and wellness.

Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) helps people stay healthy, enjoy life, be active, and reduce health care costs. Many of today's health problems--obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer--can be reduced through good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. FCHS encourages today's busy families and individuals to learn more and make personal choices to improve health. FCHS combines research and practical advice to improve your health for a better tomorrow.

Key Department Initiatives

FCHS Outreach Focuses On

Programs Offered in Mercer County

Check out the Health Happenings and Services in Mercer County. Visit www.healthymercer.org.

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Partners

  • Trenton Public Schools
  • Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership
  • Hunterdon-Mercer Regional Chronic Disease Coalition
  • Family Resource Network
  • Trenton Health Team

Contact

Michelle Brill, M.P.H., Family and Community Health Sciences Educator
Telephone: 609-989-6831
Email: brill@njaes.rutgers.edu