State law addresses personal health and wellness.
Alabama Course of Study: Health Education
The Alabama Course of Study: Health Education addresses the foundational knowledge and skills for a comprehensive school health program. It incorporates the eight major health content areas necessary for a successful school health program. These areas are consumer and community health, environmental health, family health, personal health and safety, mental and emotional health, nutrition, prevention and control of disease, and substance use and abuse.
Alabama Obesity Task Force : Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Overweight and Obesity in Alabama
The Alabama State Obesity Plan provides various approaches to address the impact of obesity on Alabama’s citizens including education and awareness, lifestyle and behavioral choices, communitybased environmental strategies, school and worksite improvements, and policy development or changes.