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.

It’s a Health Home World…. and ACMHA’s College for Behavioral Health Leadership 2015 Summit Brings It to You

News Pre-Summit Event 01/06/2015 Exploring Missouri’s Behavioral Health Homes:  Innovations and Cultural Shift March 23, 2015 Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis 8:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This dynamic one-day event is being offered by ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership immediately preceding the 2015 ACMHA Summit – Healthy Behavior: Literacy and ActivationContinue reading “It’s a Health Home World…. and ACMHA’s College for Behavioral Health Leadership 2015 Summit Brings It to You”

ACMHA COLLEGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PEER LEADERSHIP INTEREST GROUP (PLIG) RELEASES NATIONAL TOOLKIT TODAY

NYAPRS Note: Our ACMHA Peer Leaders Interest Group is very pleased to share this Peer Services Toolkit which is the result of numerous discussions amongst our members and research by primary author Patrick Hendry that were funded by a grant from Optum. It’s our hope both peer service leaders, states and new payers alike willContinue reading “ACMHA COLLEGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PEER LEADERSHIP INTEREST GROUP (PLIG) RELEASES NATIONAL TOOLKIT TODAY”