Make 2021 the best year yet 

Did you know that the average child spends 1,200 hours a year in front of a screen? Inspired by this statistic, Ginny Yurich began the campaign to help children spend 1,000 hours outside. Healthy Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods is accepting the challenge, and you can be part of the movement! 

Why spend time outdoors?

There are numerous mental and physical health benefits to spending time outdoors. An increase in Vitamin D, an overall improvement in mood, and better sleep are just a few. 

Below, Dr. Asha Shajahan discusses more of the wonderful health benefits of spending time outdoors.

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Healthy Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods 

389 St. Clair 

Grosse Pointe, MI 48230