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.

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.

Start Every Week with a Healthy Activity to Help Prevent Diabetes

In honor of National Diabetes Month, The Monday Campaigns has developed a new package of promotions to help at-risk populations reduce their chances of developing type 2 diabetes by motivating them to move more, stress less, and eat well every Monday.

In the News

Illustration of people exercising in a New York City park
Because of a shared reverence for inclusivity and accessibility, the two organizations have worked together to develop an 8-week campaign highlighting fun, accessible physical activities that people of all ages and ability levels can do in one of the city’s many parks or ...
During November National Family Caregiver Month, Caregiver Monday is coordinating activities with several national organizations to celebrate caregivers.
During challenging times, people display an incredible capacity for compassion, sacrifice, and love. To bring attention to these inspirational acts, we’re sharing a weekly roundup of good news every Monday.

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

The health benefits of dancing are often overlooked, but the combination of simple movements and moderate pace makes it an accessible (and fun) form of physical activity for people of all ages and fitness levels.
We’ve compiled a collection of simple plant-based and vegan recipes perfect for any celebratory meal.
A lot can happen during that first 24 hours without a cigarette. Knowing what to expect — both the pleasant health benefits and the unpleasant withdrawals — can help you persevere and overcome the habit.
Radiate kindness on Monday. When you practice kindness towards others it helps them, and surprisingly, it will help you too.
Breakfast is all about fueling up for the day ahead. That means you want foods that will keep you satiated and satisfied; we’re talking protein, fiber, and complex carbohydrates.
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.