CREATING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
Throughout the summit, you’ll connect with wellness professionals to learn about tools that combat the negative effects of stress. You’ll find out how mindfulness meditation could reduce cognitive decline in older adults. You’ll discover how innovative programming targets nutrition, physical activity and emotional needs to produce lasting positive benefits in teenagers. And you’ll discover how instilling health and wellness in our children can carry results through to the next generation.
Together, we can create a culture of well-being.
Vice President for Health Promotion
Chief Wellness Officer
Behavioral choices are the No. 1 killer of Americans
Fewer than 25% of Americans with a mental health disorder receive treatment
An Ohio State study showed a 40% reduction in stress through mindfulness
Stress causes more than just heartburn and headaches. Ohio State researchers have shown that long-term stress also has the ability to erode your memory.
Can decreasing stress and increasing activity lessen the joint pain and swelling suffered by lupus patients? These Ohio State researchers found a very strong correlation.
As a land-grant university with extension offices in all 88 Ohio counties, Ohio State is committed to making a difference in enhancing health and well-being within our state and across the nation. At the Buckeye Summit, we invite you to help us create new ways to make an impact. You’ll gain the confidence and the tools to make a difference in your community.