The Reducing Obesity Coalition of St. Joseph County works to promote healthy lifestyles in the greater South Bend area through education and active events
Description ROC's goals for the St. Joseph County community are:
-Increase awareness of nutrition, physical activity, and appropriate healthcare related to health and obesity.
-Improve individual and household attitudes toward health and wellness.
-Improve access to nutrition, physical activity, and appropriate healthcare services related to health and obesity.
-Increase advocacy for healthy nutrition and physical activity promotion.
-Aid in the collection, management, analysis, and dissemination of data related to health and obesity among key stakeholders in St. Joseph County.
-Increase behavior change and increased participation as an outcome of ROC-supported initiatives.
Mission To promote healthy lifestyles in St. Joseph County through the prevention and reduction of overweight and obesity in adults and children.