Making Monday the Day All Health Breaks Loose!

We’re a public health initiative associated with Johns Hopkins, Columbia, and Syracuse Universities that promotes sustainable behavior change by dedicating every Monday to health.

Our Campaigns

Individuals and organizations can apply one or more of our campaigns to address different health behaviors, including nutrition, physical activity, stress management, and tobacco cessation.

Are You Game for Health?

Healthy Monday's Game for Health email series is a fun way to reach your wellness goals. Each week you’ll learn a new skill (delivered to your inbox) related to either physical activity, stress management or healthy eating, with the challenge to try it that week.

Highlights from Our Partners

We work with leading health institutions to develop evidence-based health programs and promotions that can be implemented in a range of settings including hospitals, schools, workplaces, and communities.

Teams from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have lent their expertise to engage more countries and international NGOs in doing Meatless Monday, as a way to reduce meat consumption around the world.

Columbia University Irving Medical Center worked with The Monday Campaigns to develop a Healthy Monday wellness program designed for nurses and nurse practitioners to reduce stress and increase healthy physical activity.

The Lerner Center in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University implemented the Move It Monday-Monday Mile program across two counties in upstate New York. Their efforts drove participation from local residents, and resulted in new walking paths throughout the cities.

The NYU Langone Health Rusk Rehabilitation team created a program focused on digital delivery to improve patient learning and participation in cardiopulmonary rehab activities. Early data shows promising results for improving engagement.

Refresh Every Monday with Our Check-Up Tool

Our interactive Healthy Monday Refresh Check-Up Tool is designed to help you assess how you’re feeling every Monday and see options for actions you can take to move toward you wellness goals.

The Monday Campaigns News

Americans are looking forward to better health in 2022, according to a new nationally representative survey conducted by Data Decisions Group (DDG) and The Monday Campaigns.
Eric Adams serves up a Meatless Monday meal at the launch of the program at NYC Health + Hospitals
Adams has always been a strong proponent of programs like Meatless Monday, advocating for its adoption in public schools, prisons, government buildings, and hospitals.
Teachers deserve to have tools that can reduce their stress at their disposal. The DSMAS program is a simple, turnkey option that takes only a few minutes every week to start off with a more mindful, focused approach.

Recent News

Last year, the team behind Fresh on DeK supplemented their healthy eating messaging with information about other behaviors that contribute to an overall healthy lifestyle.
Alameda Health System has been using Healthy Monday materials since 2020 as a way to bring simple and action-oriented health messaging to their 5,000 employees and large, diverse patient population.
Parenting has never been a stress-free responsibility, but in the years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the job of the parent has become even more difficult and complex.

Healthy Monday for Total Wellness

The Healthy Monday campaign encompasses more than one health behavior. Organizations can create their own Healthy Monday wellness program using resources from each campaign and individuals can sign up for our Healthy Monday Refresh newsletter and follow #HealthyMonday to get a weekly round-up of the latest news from all of our campaigns.

This Week's Healthy Monday Practices

While focusing on your breath will help you clear your head, the physical act of deep breathing also helps your heart. This Monday, take a few deep breaths for heart health!
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. Tobacco smoke damages the function of the heart and the structure/function of the blood vessels.
Egg-cellent meals, made plant-based. Check out our favorite plant-based recipes for French toast, quiche, meatballs, scramble, and more.
In honor of Black History Month, we are celebrating the culinary influence and agricultural innovations made by Black Americans. What is even more remarkable about these achievements is that many of them were made during periods of intense racial discrimination. But despi...
Your heart is a muscle, and just like your biceps and quadriceps, it too benefits from a weekly workout. Getting the proper amount of physical activity can help you keep your heart healthy and prevent problems from developing in the future.
What health practices did our readers turn to again and again this year? For 2022, our most viewed articles all touched upon the different ways individuals can use meditation, mindfulness, and physical activity to reduce stress and support a healthier lifestyle.
Our friends at ChopChop Magazine are sharing some of their most popular pantry-friendly recipes to help you through this time when most people are spending a lot more time cooking at home with what they already have.

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