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Physical Health

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame Street

This is a resource app for you to share with your child to help teach skills such as problem solving, self-control, planning, and task persistence.
iphone or Android

Choose my plate healthy lifestyle site

Go to http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ for several resources for healthy living

Concorde Dental Hygiene College

Location: 4803 NW Loop 410 #200

San Antonio, TX 78229

Dental Care

CentroMed…………………………………………………………(210) 922-7000

(Southside, South Park, Palo Alto, Walzem, & Maria Florex Clinics)

CommuniCare Clinics (East and West Campus)………………(210) 233-7000

San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic (adults)……………………(210) 220-2300

UTHSCSA Dental Clinic…………………………………………(210) 450-3700

Discover the Forest

https://www.discovertheforest.org/

Reconnect your family with nature.

Discover a forest or park near you.

Healthy Children Tobacco Info

Great site for info on all tobacco exposures including e-cigarets, JUULs and more.
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/tobacco/pages/default.aspx

Insight Timer

Please go to https://insighttimer.com/meditation-app to review information about ‘Insight Timer’ a meditation app which nurtures daily meditation practices (with over 20,000 free meditations), sleep practices, and educational courses as well as libraries for kids and music. Available in iOS and Android.

Therapist Aid

Please go to https://www.therapistaid.com/ and access numerous free resources including videos, downloadable workbooks and education regarding mental health conditions, parenting, relaxation and supplemental treatments. Therapist Aid is dedicated to helping mental health professionals improve their craft by providing free evidence-based education and therapy tools. These tools are intended to supplement treatment, and are not a replacement for appropriate training.

What is Mindfulness?

Click Here to discover simple strategies for mindfulness practice.

Medical Care

Bishop E.T. Dixon Clinic………………………………………………(210) 527-1505

Bowden Eye Care and Health Clinic (UIW)..………………………(210) 283-6800

CentroMed Clinics..………………………………………………………(210) 922-7000

(City Base, Medina Base, N G Eling, Palo Alto, South Park & Southside)

CommuniCare Clinics ……………………………………………………(210) 233-7000

(Downtown, East, Northwest, Shavano Park and West)

SAMHD Main Immunization Clinic………………………………………(210) 207-8894

University Family Health Centers:

R.B. Green Campus………………………………………………………(210) 358-3400

North..………………………………………………………………………(210) 358-0800

Northwest……………………………………………………………………(210) 358-8820

Southeast……………………………………………………………………(210) 358-5515

Southwest…………………………………………………………………(210) 358-5100

University Health System Clinics………………………………………(210) 358-8255

(Eastside, Health for all Women – Callaghan, Kenwood, Naco-

                Perrin, S. Flores, Ricardo Salinas, Rio Grande & S. Zarzamora)

University Health System – Texas Diabetes Institute……………..(210) 358-7000

Meditation and Breathing Information

Click here for ways to help center yourself and reduce stress

Planet Fitness Free Summer Membership 15-18 year olds

From May 15th to September 1st teens 15-18 can work out at Planet Fitness for free.
Click here for info or go to www.planetfitness.com/TeenSummerChallenge

Poison Control Center

The mission of the center is to reduce the number of accidents, severity of injuries, the number of deaths, and the healthcare costs associated with poison exposures- 800-222-1222

https://www.poisoncontrol.org/about-us/south-texas-poison-center/

Please contact us at  210-450-5100 for any poisoning prevention requests.

CDC Quit Smoking Resources

Visit https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/index.htm or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) for support in quitting, including free quit coaching, a free quit plan, free education materials and referrals to local resources.

Text-To-Quit Smoking Cessation

Ready to quit smoking? Try text-to-quit.
Text “Quit” to 47848
http://smokefree.gov/smokefreetxt
Also, many other options at smokefree.gov

YesQuit – Texas Department of State Health Services

You are not alone in your attempt to quit tobacco. In addition to this site, many resources are available to help make your next attempt successful.

https://www.yesquit.org/resources.htm

Smokefree Teen

Info on helping teens quit smoking.
teen.smokefree.gov
Click here for QuitStart free app to help teen quit- https://teen.smokefree.gov/become-smokefree/quitstart-app

San Antonio Parks & Rec

Whether you are searching for community centers, youth activities, programs and classes on music, dance, art, fitness or sports, or even if you just want to locate a trail, park or pool near you, please click Here.

San Antonio Public Pools (Indoor and Outdoor)

Free access to pools! San Antonio parks give people an opportunity to spend time enjoying the outdoors, with fresh air, sunshine and exercise on  tap for visitors. Take a walk, enjoy the scenery, and de-stress. Studies show people who spend time in parks will be sick less often, which means less time missing from school and work, as well as lower healthcare costs and better overall health. And it’s fun and refreshing. Visit a San Antonio park today!

https://www.sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec/Parks-Facilities/All-Parks-Facilities/Pools

San Antonio Trails

Whether you like to walk, jog, hike, cycle or run, we have the trail for you. With more than 140 miles of trails in City parks across the community, we know you can find the location that works for you with trails that are natural, crushed granite or paved. Variety is the spice of life so try a few trails in various parks—or more. Learn about nature by experiencing it on the trails or try a program at one of our Natural Area parks. Programs are offered for all ages from toddlers to seniors, and for the entire family. Learning and nature go hand-in-hand!

https://www.sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec/Parks-Facilities/Trails

San Antonio Youth Sports

The San Antonio Parks and Recreation department offers numerous opportunities for our youth to get active and fit by participating in sports such as T-ball, volleyball, basketball and soccer. Youth sports leagues are offered in various seasons year round. To sign-up, parents are asked to call the community center to confirm which sport and age divisions they are hosting. Parents should then register online or visit the center to complete a registration form and pay the registration fee. The $10 fee (per child), includes a team shirt. Hours at the participating community centers are Monday through Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m., Friday, 2 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Please click HERE for more information and a map of local community centers with phone numbers.

Sesame Street – Helping Kids with Traumatic Experiences

Dozens of activities from birth to 7 years old to help young children cope with traumatic stressors in their lives. Check it out! sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/traumatic-experiences/

Stop, Breathe and Think

A friendly, simple tool to guide people of all ages and backgrounds through meditations for mindfulness and compassion. Help reduce stress and increase focus, anywhere. Phone, web. Click below
www.stopbreathethink.org

Texas State Parks

https://texasstateparks.reserveamerica.com/

Your next adventure starts here. Search by the facility name if you know exactly where you want to go – we’ll find that one along with others in the area. Or enter a city, state, street name or zip code for recommendations near your destination.

University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio Oral Health and Research

Location: 8210 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX

Phone: 210-450-3500

Yoga with Adriene

Please click on https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene to access dozens of free online Yoga videos, of all levels.

Yoga has been shown to:

  • Decrease stress
  • Relieve anxiety
  • Improve quality of life
  • Fight depression
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Could improve heart health
  • Reduce chronic pain
  • Promote Sleep Quality
  • Improve flexibility and balance
  • Could help improve breathing
  • May relieve migraines
  • Promotes healthy eating habits
  • Can increase strength

Yoga Poses Cheat Sheet

YMCA – Summer camps, other after school activities

Everyone knows the Y as a place to camp, swim, or exercise, but we’re so much more. We’re working side-by-side with our neighbors to address critical community needs that help kids develop into smart, resilient adults, for people to improve their health and build a sense of community, and for our most vulnerable young people to get the care and support they need.

Many children and adult programs including: after school programs; summer camps; child care; literacy; weight management; and tutoring. With over 12 locations in the San Antonio area! FREE summer membership to all 13-18 year olds!!

https://ymcasatx.org/