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WHAT CAN THE HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM DO FOR YOU?
As a Coast Guard active duty member, reservist, civilian or spouse you have access to a host of health promotion services designed to help you make healthier lifestyle choices. These programs include:
Blood Pressure Testing
Body Composition Testing
Physical Fitness Testing
Health Risk Appraisals
Fitness Program Design
Tobacco Cessation Assistance
Stress Management Coaching
Weight Management Counseling
WHAT CAN THE HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM DO FOR YOUR UNIT?
Unit level programs are designed to encourage the unit and its command to adopt healthier lifestyle behaviors. Unit programs include:
Personal Wellness Profiles
All Hands Programs
Stress Map Evaluations
Tobacco Cessation Classes
PERSONAL WELLNESS PROFILES
Curious about your current health status? A Personal Wellness Profile (PWP) is designed to identify health risks you may have and offer suggestions for ways to improve your lifestyle. A PWP will rate your overall health, current fitness level, heart health, stress skills, and nutrition habits and provide recommendations for improvements based on your needs. The PWP can be administered on an individual level, or to an entire unit. Ask your Health Promotion Manager to schedule you for an assessment today!
While the decision to quit smoking may be an easy one, quitting is a challenging task. The Coast Guard has resources in place to help you overcome the obstacles associated with quitting and assist you in a successful quit attempt.
Use your health promotion manager to:
On-going Tobacco Cessation classes
Alaska Tobacco Quit Line 1-888-842-7848
Get assistance with obtaining Nicotine Replacement Therapies
Obtain resources for quitting tobacco
Are you tired of struggling to keep within your maximum allowable weight? Maintaining a healthy weight can be a real challenge for busy people in today’s Coast Guard. Don’t let past weight loss failures curb your future success. Schedule an appointment with the Health Promotion Manager and learn successful behavior for losing and maintaining weight.
Are you getting the results you desire from your exercise program? Do you find yourself doing the same old routine when you are in the gym? Maybe it’s been a while since you’ve exercised and you are not sure where to start. Regardless of your current fitness level, the health promotion can help get you where you need to be. Here’s how:
Evaluation of exercise program
Customized exercise program design
A library full of exercise resources
Don’t let stress sidetrack your other healthy behaviors including exercise and a healthy diet. The health promotion program can assist you in identifying and managing the stress in your life. Stop by and get a Stress Map, the Coast Guard’s stress management tool, or try the Freeze Framer, an innovative computer software program that teaches you how to control your stress response. Start living a more stress free life today.
GET FREE STUFF FOR GETTING FIT!
MWR and Work-Life have joined forces to provide an on-line incentive program. It's easy! Just sign up, log on and start collecting points. Your awards continue to increase in value as you achieve the different point levels. Choose from dozens of activities from aerobics to yoga. This program is for active duty, civilians and spouses.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION SPECIALIST (SAPS) is an educational and referral resource for commands, CDARS, Coast Guard active duty, and family members on substance abuse issues. The SAPS provides initial substance abuse screenings, and impact training.