Overall Wellness

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.

There are many ways to practice self-care. What works for you may not work for someone else. The important thing is to make self-care a priority in your schedule.

This is the first-hand story of a woman struggling with postpartum depression. She shares how it took her, "Five years. It took five years of convincing, cajoling, and near pleading for me to swallow a pill..."

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? 

Relax with this adult coloring book that shows the similarities between our growth as people and a plant's life cycle. Fun fact! Gardening can benefit your overall wellness. 

Did you know? Research shows that people who regularly practice gratitude experience more positive emotions, feel more alive, sleep better, express more compassion and kindness, and even have stronger immune systems. Give it a try! What are you grateful for and why?

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.