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Wellness Tip of the Week

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Change is upon us. Take some steps to prepare for the cooler weather, making yourself as comfortable as possible.

Wellness News

September 9, 2016

Check out National Institutes of Health Newsletter

NIH News in Health is a monthly newsletter free for the general public. NIH:NiH is specifically written in plain language and is appropriate for communities that may have lower health literacy and limited health resources. It’s also a great publication for health professionals who are looking for plain language to explain various health conditions and tips. Past issues of the newsletter have covered topics like:

  • Can You Lengthen Your Life?: Researchers Explore How To Stay Healthy Longer
  • Understanding Anxiety Disorders: When Panic, Fear, and Worries Overwhelm
  • Positive Emotions and Your Health: Developing a Brighter Outlook
  • Opportunities Abound for Moving Around: Get Active, Wherever You Are
  • Better Nutrition Every Day: How to Make Healthier Food Choices

Click to view all past issues here.

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August 30, 2016

Our Partner, Colorado Mental Wellness Network, Hosting Upcoming Trainings

The Colorado Mental Wellness Network (CMWN) is offering a number of workshops in September and October focused on wellness including mindfulness training, peer support, and wellness planning. Cost ranges from zero to $10.00 depending on the workshop. All classes will take place at their new location at 915 E 9th Avenue in Denver, Colorado.

Click for a list of all available workshops.

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Made to Move

Derek Noland, Community Liaison

Over the last few months I’ve been increasingly ramping up my distance running in an attempt to realize my dream of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Not only do I find running to be one of my preferred forms of exercise, but it has become a powerful tool in preserving my emotional wellness over the years. Generally speaking, nothing helps me to feel less stressed, mentally clearer, and as uplifted to the same degree. However, with the pressure to strive for better and better times mounting as my qualification run approaches, I’ve begun to realize that I am simultaneously experiencing a competing challenge to my wellness as a result.

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Build a Clinic Program: Request for Applications!

BHWP and its partners, the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and ECHO Colorado, have issued a Request for Applications to join the second round of its 2016 Build a Clinic Learning Community.

The Build a Clinic program is a comprehensive, six-module curriculum and live learning opportunity designed to provide primary care practices with all the skills and knowledge they need to evaluate and redesign their current workflows to incorporate or augment tobacco cessation services and supports.

Deadline for applications is October 31 and space is limited!

To apply, complete the short survey.
For more information, visit the BAC homepage.

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