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!

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 stop? That's right! More than 70%. These days, it is easy to become addicted to nicotine by using cigarettes, e-cigarettes (JUUL), snus, and other nicotine products. UK has tobacco treatment specialists, health professionals who have specialized expertise to help you stop. While stopping may seem like a tall mountain to climb, you can succeed. If you are in the more than 70% who want to stop using nicotine products, here are some tips.

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.