MHEALTHY is the University of Michigan's health and well-being program specially designed for faculty and staff. We provide programs and resources designed to help you be your best—physically, mentally and emotionally. By creating a community of health on our UM-Flint campus, we can make our community a place where healthy living is welcomed and supported.
Here are a few programs that will provide extra help to keep you healthy and safe!
MHEALTHY REWARDS 2017 – Beginning this past January benefits-eligible faculty and staff could earn up to $100 by completing two different eligible activities. Choose from a variety of activities, including favorites like Active U, Weight Watchers and MHealthy Stress Management Programs. Please note: While the health questionnaire will be available, for 2017 there will not be an incentive for completing and it is not required to earn an incentive. Rewards starts Jan. 12.
Step 1: Complete an activity – earn $50.
Step 2: Complete a different activity – earn another $50. Popular activities return including Active U, Weight Watchers, StayWell Self-Directed Coaching programs, Ready to Lose and much more. Get started today!
Below are some options — choose activities that work best for you:
- StayWell Online Self-Directed Coaching - Sleep Tight & Stress Less programs
- MHealthy's Ready to Lose Program
- Weight Watchers® * - includes community programs!
- StayWell Online Self-Directed Coaching - Control Weight program
- Active U 2017
DRINK LESS ALCOHOL
- MHealthy Alcohol Management Program (phone-in option available!)
- MHealthy Learn to Live Tobacco Free: A quit tobacco program (phone-in option available!)
- StayWell Online Self-Directed Coaching - Be Smoke Free program
MANAGE HEALTH CONDITIONS
- Diabetes Prevention Program **
- StayWell Online Self-Directed Coaching - Back Care program
- StayWell Online Self-Directed Coaching - Eat Well program
WEIGHT WATCHERS!* Think about joining our new session today! They are conveniently held on campus during lunch hour. The cost for the 12-week session is $156 of which UM-Flint faculty and staff will be required to pay $78 and MHealthy pays $78 (2x/yr). Register TODAY!
READY TO LOSE – This online weight loss program offers personal coaching and educational webinars to help increase your chance of success. Open to those with a BMI above 25. Qualifies for MHealthy Rewards. Learn more.
MAY is National Mental Health Month – In May, focus on being mindful of how you feel, being kind to yourself and checking in with yourself daily. If an emotion is preventing you from feeling your best, a wealth of services and resources are available to help you at no charge. Learn more.
UM-Flint Recreation Center – Benefits-eligible UM-Flint employees with a Rec Center membership have an opportunity to earn $50 through MHealthy Rewards! Simply visit the Rec Center and get moving at least three times a week, for eight weeks. For more information, email Sherri Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Diabetes Prevention Program** – This program is proven to help participants move more, eat a healthier diet and cut the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in half. Eligible U-M Premier Care members can join a local program or online with no out-of-pocket cost. Qualifies for MHealthy Rewards. This workshop is covered by various insurers and funders.
Host Location UM-Flint Recreation Center, 401 Mill St. (mapping), Flint, MI 48502
Tips4Health – The U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center has partnered with the National Cancer Institute to offer U-M faculty and staff Tips4Health, a new text messaging program designed to help adopt healthier behaviors known to reduce cancer risk. Choose to work on eating healthier, exercising more, or quitting smoking. To get started, text TIPS to (734) 212-5123 or learn more and register here. The first 1,000 to complete the program are also eligible to receive $20!
COMING SOON! Colorful Choices – Colorful Choices may be the simplest nutrition program ever – no calorie or fat gram counting, no weighing, and no measuring. Just eat colorful fruits and vegetables for eight weeks, June 12 – August 6, and track online to earn points. Open to benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Also qualifies for MHealthy Rewards. Registration opens May 15. Look for more information soon.
If you are interested in becoming an MHEALTHY CHAMPION on the UM-Flint Campus, please contact Sherri Berry (see below info).
If you have any UM-Flint campus questions about any of the MHealthy programs, please feel free to email/call (Sherri Berry, Coordinator, email@example.com | (734) 395-7759)