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.

Back to school COVID info for parents and teachers:

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