Adults

 

BH WELL and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) endorse 8 Dimensions of Wellness: financial, social, occupational, intellectual, environmental, physical, emotional, and spiritual. Balancing each of these dimensions can be a challenge. According to the CDC, many chronic diseases are caused by these 4 risk factors: tobacco use, poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, and excessive alcohol use. It is important to make healthy habits and take care of yourself, even as an adult juggling many responsibilities. Here, you will find resources that may help you navigate your personal path to wellness.

 


The Dimensions are more than just a team of superheroes, they're also friends, bandmates, and a representation of the SAMHSA-supported 8 Dimensions of Wellness. This comic book series is based on real research with an aim to make learning fun!

 

Studies have shown 8 benefits of adopting a practice of meditation. These include increased academic success, improved mental health, possible decreased substance abuse, and addiction, increased confidence, better sleep, greater efficiency, improved physical health, and heightened focus in class. With these benefits, why not try? 

BH WELL and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) endorse the 8 Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional, Spiritual, Intellectual, Physical, Environmental, Financial, Occupational, and Social. This page will share some general ideas for practicing various aspects of overall wellness and self care.

Did you know that more than 70% of people who smoke want to quit? That's right! More than 70%. These days, it is easy to become addicted to nicotine by using e-cigarettes (JUUL), snus, and other nicotine products as well. If you are in that 70% who wants to quit, we have tips to help you quit. UK even has tobacco treatment specialists, health professionals who have specialized expertise in helping you quit. While quitting may seem like a tall mountain to climb, you can get to your goal by taking one step at a time. 

BH WELL wants to know how YOU like to BH WELL! So we are issuing the #BHWellChallenge! Let us know how you like to BH WELL and it may end up posted on our website or social media. Here are some ways that others like to BH WELL. If you want to be part of the BH WELL Challenge, please complete this form and one of our team members will get back to you with details.

When college students take care of their psychological well-being, they show greater student engagement, persistence, and performance. Mindful acceptance, social support seeking, and sleep and eating habits predict overall well-being. Here you will find resources geared towards college students below to help you take care of your behavioral health!

Taking care of one's mental and behavioral health is always important, and especially so for older adults. Here you will find resources, including ideas to support mental health, geared toward older adults.