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 for keeping you healthy and safe!
MHEALTHY REWARDS 2017 – In January benefits-eligible faculty and staff can 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:
- Mindfulness through Meditation at Flint Rec Center (must attend 4 out of 7 sessions)
- UM-Flint Wellness Series*** (attend 2 out of the 3 sessions)
- 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
- UM-Flint Rec Center attendance (workout at Rec 3x/week for 8 weeks)
- StayWell Online Self-Directed Coaching - Move More program
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!* We currently have a session that began January 25 @ 12 noon. The online registration link below is where you register for the Weight Watchers At Work session at UM-Flint. You'll have the option of paying with a credit/debit card or e-check. All participants must register online for the At Work Weight Watchers session and A MINIMUM OF 12 PARTICIPANTS is needed in order for the Week One Session to be held. 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. Eligible HAP members will pay $50 for the 12-week session. Lifetime Members who are AT GOAL will not pay for the session, do not count towards the minimum of 15 participants and, therefore, will not register online. If your employer is not listed in the employer field, please ignore that field. 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.
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. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-482-1455. Register here.
Information Session Tuesday, March 21, 2017 • 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Host Location UM-Flint Recreation Center, 401 Mill St. (mapping), Flint, MI 48502
Weekly sessions start on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (16 weekly sessions followed by monthly maintenance sessions)
This workshop is covered by various insurers and funders.
MHEALTHY WELLNESS SERIES - Lunch & Learn*** FREE! Open to faculty, staff, students and the community. BENEFIT ELIGIBLE FACULTY/STAFF: Attending 2 of the 3 Lunch & Learn sessions qualifies as an MHealthy Rewards program to earn $50. Feel free to bring your lunch for the March 14 & May 11 sessions. Lunch is provided for the April 13 session but requires pre-registration. For more information, call UM-Flint Human Resources (810) 762-3150
- Meal Planning & Serving Sizes • March 14, 2017 • 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. • UCEN, Michigan Room C
Planning is the key to quick, budget-conscious meals. Gather the tools to make your meal-planning easier. Portion sizes of the various food groups can be confusing... Learn what an actual portion size is. Presented by Stacey Witthoff, Registered Dietician, Health Educator, MHealthy Health & Well-being Services
- For Your Health: Stress & Resiliency • April 13, 2017 • 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. • Northbank, Carriage Room
Learning to deal with stress can help improve your overall health as well as restore peace of mind. It will help remind you of what’s important in life. Join me to explore ways to manage your stress in this fast-paced world and still enjoy a busy life. Identify stressors and learn some great techniques to help you deal with stress in your everyday life. Lunch is provided for this session but requires registration. Presented by Sherri Berry, UM-Flint Wellness Coordinator, MHealthy Health & Well-being Services
- Mindful Self-Compassion • May 11, 2017 • 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. • UCEN, Michigan Room A
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) was created by Drs. Kristen Neff & Christopher Germer. MSC will help you develop an awareness of your own needs and respond kindly & compassionately to those needs. In this session, learn about the importance of self-compassion, & how it relates to mindfulness, & strategies for practice. Presented by Danielle De La Mare, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, UM-Flint Communication Studies
INTRODUCTION TO FASAP & STRESS MANAGEMENT - Session Full/Closed. new date & time! This presentation provides an introductory overview of stress management techniques that can be used in daily life. Participants will practice specific stress management techniques in class and will be encouraged to select some of these techniques for active implementation in their personal and professional lives. The format is informal, practical and interactive. Class is eligible for MHealth Rewards.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 • 1-3pm • Northbank Center | Park Place
If you are interested in becoming an MHEALTHY CHAMPION on the UM-Flint Campus, please follow the process to apply listed below. If you are a supervisor, please support and encourage faculty and staff to become wellness champions for your area(s). Complete the MHealthy Champion membership application. Your supervisor will receive an email asking to approve your participation in the program. Any questions, 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)