These resources are intended to enhance the material in the Living Well curriculum and support you in providing the workshop.

Funding Your Program

  • Writing a Grant. KU's Community Tool Box provides complete information about how to write a grant. 

Funding Sources in Kansas and Kansas City Metro Area:


Physical Activity


Health Issues in the News

Mental Health & Depression

  • Mental Health First Aid USA - a course to help the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders
  • The Depression Cure - by Stephen S. Ilardi, Ph.D. This book was written by a clinical psychology professor at KU. We recommend using this book in conjunction with Chapter 4: Depression in the LWWD curriculum.


  • The Barrier Free Healthcare Initiative in Boston is spearheaded by advocates, non-profit organizations, legal service providers, and lawyers whose goal is to eliminate the physical and programmatic barriers that people with disabilities face in obtaining healthcare.

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