Download only A component of SAMHSA's Wellness initiative, this customizable presentation gives an overview of the initiative, and discusses its importance to people living with mental illness or who are recovering from substance use disorders or trauma. It explores the eight dimensions of wellness and how they interconnect. Publication ID SMA16-4955 Publication Date April 2016 Format Campaign or Initiative Download Wellness Initiative: Wellness Community (PPT) PDF 5.43 MB Find Related Information Audience Non-Profits & Faith-Based Organizations Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Public Health Professionals Population Group People with Alcohol Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group People with Mental Health Problems as Population Group People with Substance Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In Findings from the National Evaluation of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative This report presents findings from a national cross-site evaluation of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) initiative. SS/HS supports the collaborative planning and implementing of programs and services to foster safer schools and healthy students. Mayors' Resource Guide on Behavioral Health Issues This resource guide equips mayors and other local public health officials with strategies and resources to shape community responses that promote mental health and substance use disorder recovery, and ensure that needed treatments and services are available. Creating a Healthier Life: A component of SAMHSA's wellness initiative, this handbook defines wellness and presents the eight dimensions of wellness: social, environmental, physical, emotional, spiritual, occupational, intellectual, and financial. It also offers tips for improving oneself in each dimension. Growing Older: Providing Integrated Care for An Aging Population This report for clinicians explains approaches to providing integrated care to older adults living with substance use disorder and mental illness. It highlights the importance of assessing patients for cognitive deficits and adapting behavioral interventions to help improve treatment outcomes. Advancing Best Practices in Behavioral Health for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Boys and Men This report highlights existing programs that address behavioral health disparities among Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander boys and young men. It also outlines effective tools and best practices in working with this population. What Individuals in Recovery Need to Know About Wellness This document explains to consumers the importance of wellness and how it affects overall quality of life, particularly for people living with mental illness. It also gives a brief overview of the eight dimensions of wellness: social, environmental, physical, emotional, spiritual, occupational, intellectual, and financial.