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 your summer healthy and safe!
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 six weeks, July 12 - August 22 and track online to earn points. Qualifies for MHealthy Rewards and $50. Open to benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Learn more and register.
Practice safer alcohol consumption this summer – Summer picnics and barbeques sometimes also include enjoying an alcoholic beverage or two. If you plan to drink alcohol, tips and resources are available to help you keep it in a safer, lower risk range. Who knows, you may even decide to take a break from alcohol altogether! View tips on safe summer drinking.
Take the Summer Alcohol I.Q. Challenge and find out what you may be pouring. It only takes a few minutes to complete five-questions. Faculty and staff can also enter to win one of five $10 Amazon gift cards! View tips on safe summer drinking
Mindfulness Saturdays in the Park – On Saturday mornings from 9 - 9:45 a.m., at Willson Park, experience mindfulness activities including Tai Chi and yoga. Community members of all fitness levels are invited to participate in this free exercise program set in the beautiful outdoors. Learn more.
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) – If you or a family member is at risk of developing diabetes and you live in Genesee County, you can now participate in a Diabetes Prevention Program at the Recreation Center. DPP is a nationally-recognized, no cost lifestyle change program that has been proven to help people reduce their risk of developing diabetes. Learn more.
4th ANNUAL UM-Flint KICKBALL TOURNAMENT - Wednesday, August 17, 2016 • Kickoff 9:00 a.m. • Held at Rec outdoor field. Team Captains will need to register their teams. Please make sure to include your team roster (9 players/team). Registration deadline is August 5. Register your team at this link: signup here. Lunch and t-shirts will be provided. Any questions please feel free to email/call (Sherri Berry, Coordinator, email@example.com | (734) 395-7759)
COMING SOON: Active U Autumn – Registration for Active U Autumn 2016 opens August 30. Look for more information on our website in early August.