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Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognize and respond to signs of mental health distress. It’s an experience that we recommend for all Lancaster County residents!

Visit and click “Find a Course” to sign up for a class.

We are pleased to announce another Teaching Garden Program at a school in Lancaster County…and that school could be yours!

The application deadline is January 15.

Contact for an application.

The 2015 Well Workplace Award winners will share best practices and tips for workplace wellness programs that work on December 8 at Southern Market Center.

Click here for registration information.

Lighten Up Lancaster is proud to be a partner for place with the Lancaster County Planning Commission. Join us as we advocate for health in the new county comprehensive plan, places2040.

Visit to learn how you can get involved.

Bring Crunch to your events this winter! Make a healthy statement by having our cuddly red mascot at your 5K, holiday gathering, or school party.
Visit this page to borrow Crunch for your events.
The Lancaster County Food Needs Assessment is now available for download.

Click here to access the report.

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Events & Meetings

02/18/2016 - All-Coalition Meeting
This quarterly meeting gathers all LULC members for updates and annoucements. More details »
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Healthy Recipes


In the News


Local News

The Mayor's Commission to Combat Poverty will hold its first hearing Thursday, Feb. 18 to discuss housing, health care, child care and other basic needs.
Under the Affordable Care Act employers can offer up to 30 percent to encourage participation in wellness programs.
House Bill No. 1628 could lead PA to be the second state to raise the legal smoking age.

National News

It’s a struggle that’s longed plagued street designers: how do you make an intersection safe for cyclists?
The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet.
Researchers also found that health warning labels may increase parents’ awareness of health risks posed by sugar-sweetened beverages.

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Lighten Up Lancaster County Coalition is a group of concerned individuals, organizations and employers, in partnership with Lancaster General Health, who want to increase the number of children and adults in Lancaster County who are at a healthy weight.

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