Out of stock for ordering 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. Publication ID SMA16-4950 Publication Date April 2016 Format Campaign or Initiative Download Wellness: What Individuals in Recovery Need to Know PDF 283.67 KB Find Related Information Audience People with Mental Health Problems as Audience Population Group People with Mental Health Problems as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In What You Need to Know About: National Wellness Week This fact sheet recognizes wellness as an important part of recovery and notes its value in reducing morbidity and mortality among people living with mental illness. It explains the eight dimensions of wellness and how these dimensions impact overall health. Learn the Eight Dimensions of Wellness (Poster) A component of SAMHSA's wellness initiative, this poster encourages mental health consumers, professionals, and primary care providers to communicate about overall wellness. The poster presents a diagram of the eight dimensions of wellness: social, environmental, physical, emotional, spiritual, occupational, intellectual, and financial. The poster comes folded and is 24 inches x 18 inches. SAMHSA's Wellness Initiative: Wellness Week September 10-16, 2017 A component of SAMHSA's Wellness initiative, this poster emphasizes "Focus on the Physical," and shows a variety of images of people living a healthy lifestyle such as exercising, sleeping, getting routine checkups, etc. What Health Providers and Organizations Need to Know About Wellness This fact sheet encourages clinicians to provide consumer-centered care to people living with mental illness. It provides facts about mental health issues and lists the eight dimensions of wellness. The fact sheet includes strategies for providing care and connecting with a patient's mental health provider. 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. Promoting Wellness: A Guide to Community Action These guides are designed to inspire action around wellness in local communities. They include tools and information to organize wellness activities that promote recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders. They discuss planning, partners, and implementation.