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Wellness Tip of the Week

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Set aside time for quiet reflection. Savor your thoughts and focus your attention on the elements of your life that matter most to you.

Wellness News

May 21, 2015

National Council for Behavioral Health Calling for Applications

The National Council for Behavioral Health is offering an 8-month Wellness & Recovery Learning Community to reduce tobacco use among adults with substance use disorders. In partnership with the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association and through a Request for Application process, 10 Florida-based substance use provider organizations will be selected to participate in the 8-month learning community.

To apply, go the National Council website.

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May 4, 2015

Dr. Morris Leads Webinar with SCLC and HRSA on Integrating Tobacco Dependence Treatment

BHWP’s Dr. Chad Morris will lead a webinar in collaboration with the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The webinar, A Team Approach: Integrating tobacco dependence treatment into routine clinical practice, focuses on tobacco treatment’s role in providing better health for the population, better quality healthcare for individuals, and at less cost.

Attend the webinar:
Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. EDT – 1:30 p.m. EDT

Register here.

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Susan Young, Research Director

My husband and I have been sweating a bit about finding the right balance between saving for retirement and saving for our children’s college expenses. When we became parents, we were both in our 40s, so we won’t finish paying for our children’s college expenses until a few years before we would like to begin our retirement. Part of me wants to follow the airline attendants’ advice, “secure your own oxygen mask before assisting children, etc.” Another part of me wants to feel that my kids’ financial security is taken care of first. So what if I have to work a couple of extra years before retirement?

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Register for October Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Now!

Registration for the October Rocky Mountain Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification (RMTTS-C) Program is now open. The TTS training will be held on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado on October 12 through October 15, 2015.

For more information on the RMTTS-C Program click here.
To register for this comprehensive and interactive training, click here.

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