Obesity Prevention, Treatment & Education

W.O.W. Program - Way to Optimal Weight

WOW, located at the Eastern Maine Medical Center, is a tiered program for children and adolescents, age 4-19, with body mass index (BMI) at or above the 85th percentile. The program is designed for children who are at higher risk for weight-related health problems. The WOW program provides medical intervention, education, and fun physical activity to help motivate young people to make healthier choices for a lifetime.

5-2-1-0 Let's Go!

Let’s Go! is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program implemented throughout Maine and in a few communities in neighboring states. We partner with schools, child care and out-of-school programs, healthcare practices and community organizations to change environments where children and families live, learn work and play.