The Need for Health Activism in the Criminal Justice System – Huffington Post 3-31-15

The WHAM Training Program consists of five keys to success, which according to its national council include the following:

A person-centered goal based on 10 science-based whole health and resiliency factors.
A weekly action plan that breaks the goal into small, achievable successes.
A daily/weekly personal log.
One-to-one peer support.
A weekly WHAM peer support group.
The 10 science-based health and resiliency factors include:

Stress management.
Healthy eating.
Physical activity.
Restful sleep.
Service to others.
Support network.
Optimism based on positive expectations.
Cognitive skills to avoid negative thinking.
Spiritual beliefs and practices.
A sense of meaning and purpose.

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