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 - Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can earn a reward for completing two eligible activities by October 2017. Step 1: Complete an activity - earn $50. Step 2: Complete a different activity - earn another $50. Learn more.
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
- UM-Flint Recreation Center participation (details below)
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
SUMMER ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION - If you plan to drink alcohol this season, 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.
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.
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!
Colorful Choices – Register TODAY JOIN ONE OF THE EASIEST NUTRITION PROGRAMS EVER! Research shows a diet rich with fruits and vegetables is exceptionally healthy and can increase energy while also reducing your risk of obesity, heart disease, some cancers, diabetes, and hypertension. Despite the benefits, many of us still do not get the recommended daily servings. That's where the Colorful Choices program can help. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can register for this eight-week online nutrition program that encourages you to eat 3 1/2 cups of produce each day - in red, orange, yellow/white, green, and blue/violet. There is no calorie counting, weighing, or measuring. You'll have access to new healthy recipes, healthy eating tips, and a mobile app to easily track your produce intake. Participate as an individual or join a team. Colorful Choices also qualifies for MHealthy Rewards. The program runs June 12 - August 6.
Lease A Bike Program - Want a bicycle for the warm weather season, but don’t want to buy a new one? Lease a refurbished used bike from the Rec Center for $50. Bring it back at the end of the season for a partial refund. Learn more.
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)