National Wellness Week During National Preparedness Month

September 15–21, 2014 is National Wellness Week. It is an interesting coincidence that it falls within National Preparedness Month. Many may not see the connection between preparedness and wellness, but there is one...

The healthier we are before an emergency, the healthier we are after an emergency. Consider the broadest sense of health: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and financial. Building individual and community resilience is based on improving our daily circumstances. It is a good time to consider ways we can all improve our health and well being. SAMHSA is asking people to tweet their wellness activity...just include #ShareWellness.

As always, the online course Community Preparedness Basics: Get Ready. Be Safe. Stay Healthy. is a good way to further explore the preparedness-wellness connection.

Be well and #ShareWellness...