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Breastfeeding is good for babies and business

Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC. Marsha is a registered nurse and international board certified lactation consultant. She has been assisting breastfeeding families in hospital, clinic, and home settings since 1976. Marsha is the executive director of the National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy: Research, Education, and Legal Branch (NABA REAL). As such, she advocates for breastfeeding at

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New Guidelines for Implementing an Integrated Approach

New Guidelines for Implementing an Integrated Approach Implementing an Integrated Approach www.centerforworkhealth.sph.harvard.edu/guidelines Health Topic(s) policy safety workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) buy-in planning implementation evaluation Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) Resource Location national    

Resource Location: National
Health Topic: Policy, Safety, Workplace Wellness
Development Cycle Step: Buy In, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation

Worksite Wellness Resource Kit

This Workplace Wellness Resource Kit from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services provides proven strategies and programming for workplace wellness. https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/physical-activity/worksite/kit.htm Health Topic(s) general-wellness workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) buy-in assessment planning community-partnerships Resource Location national

Resource Location: National
Health Topic: General Wellness, Workplace Wellness
Development Cycle Step: Buy In, Assessment, Planning, Community Partnerships

Workplaces That Thrive: Resources for Creating Mental Health Friendly Work Environments

Workplaces That Thrive: Resources for Creating Mental Health Friendly Work Environments, A Mental Health Friendly Workplace booklet from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Workplaces-That-Thrive/SMA07-4272 Health Topic(s) depression mental-health stress Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) planning implementation Resource Location national

Resource Location: National
Health Topic: Depression, Mental Health, Stress
Development Cycle Step: Planning, Implementation

Worksite Wellness in State Public Health Agencies (Includes Issue Briefs, Case Studies, and more)

This website from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials contains worksite wellness issue briefs, state case studies, best practices in state public health surrounding breast feeding and maternal health, and other valuable resources. http://www.astho.org/Programs/Prevention/Worksite-Wellness/ Health Topic(s) blood-pressure breastfeeding diabetes general-wellness mental-health nutrition obesity parenting physical-activity Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) planning implementation

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Health Topic: Blood Pressure, Breastfeeding, Diabetes, General Wellness, Mental Health, Nutrition, Obesity, Parenting, Physical Activity
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Worksite Wellness Survey and Brochure

Information from the Rhode Island Department of Public Health on how to create successful workplace wellness programs to promote health and wellbeing within small to medium businesses. http://www.health.ri.gov/programs/detail.php?pgm_id=40 Health Topic(s) general-wellness nutrition workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) planning implementation Resource Location national

Resource Location: National
Health Topic: General Wellness, Nutrition, Workplace Wellness
Development Cycle Step: Planning, Implementation

Worksite Obesity Prevention Recommendations

Recommendations for obesity prevention in the workplace and comprehensive resources relating to incentives, healthy nutrition practices and increasing physical activity. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-prevention-source/obesity-prevention/worksites/worksites-obesity-prevention-recommendations-complete-list/ Health Topic(s) obesity policy prevention workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) planning Resource Location national

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Health Topic: Obesity, Policy, Prevention, Workplace Wellness
Development Cycle Step: Planning

Worksite Wellness Policy Ideas and Resources

A joint project from programs within the Bureau of Health Promotion Utah Department of Health, published in 2013. This resource has policy ideas, sample policies, toolkits and guidelines, and policy templates! http://choosehealth.utah.gov/documents/pdfs/ACA_Booklet.pdf Health Topic(s) general-wellness nutrition obesity physical-activity policy prevention smoke-cessation workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) planning implementation Resource Location national

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Health Topic: General Wellness, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Disabilities, Policy, Prevention, Smoke Cessation, Workplace Wellness
Development Cycle Step: Planning, Implementation

Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts

A non-profit organization dedicated to creating awareness and providing resources for businesses on the topic of worksite health promotion. http://www.wwcma.org/ Health Topic(s) general-wellness workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) buy-in assessment planning community-partnerships Resource Location masschusetts

Resource Location: Massachusetts
Health Topic: General Wellness, Workplace Wellness
Development Cycle Step: Buy In, Assessment, Planning, Community Partnerships

Worksite Walking Campaign Tools

A CDC toolkit with materials to help start a 4 to 8 week worksite walking campaign. Materials include flyers, a pocket guide, sample text, and more. http://www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/tools-resources/walking-campaign-tools/index.html Health Topic(s) physical-activity workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) planning implementation Resource Location national

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Health Topic: Physical Activity, Workplace Wellness
Development Cycle Step: Planning, Implementation

Worksite Wellness Council of America: Well Workplace Checklist

Well Workplace Checklist can be used to assess and monitor progress of results-oriented wellness programs. https://www.welcoa.org/well-workplace-checklist/ Health Topic(s) workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) assessment evaluation Resource Location national

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Health Topic: Workplace Wellness
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Workplace Wellness Programs Study Final Report

Detailed information from the United States Department of Labor on the proposed regulations for providing incentives for nondiscriminatory wellness programs in-group health insurance plans. http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/workplacewellnessstudyfinal.pdf Health Topic(s) benefits healthcare insurance Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) planning Resource Location national

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Health Topic: Benefits, Healthcare, Insurance
Development Cycle Step: Planning

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Free training tools and resources to help support mental wellness in the workplace https://www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com/ Health Topic(s) depression mental-health workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) Resource Location

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World Health Organization (WHO): Healthy Workplace Model

The WHO’s Healthy Workplaces program is a global initiative to help address work-related risks, promote healthy behaviors, and affect social determinants of health. The healthy workplace model outlines 5 main criteria for healthy workplaces. http://www.who.int/occupational_health/healthy_workplaces/en/index.html Health Topic(s) general-wellness workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s) planning Resource Location national

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Health Topic: General Wellness, Workplace Wellness
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Worksite Physical Activity Success Stories: Kentucky, Mississippi, and Utah

Examples of successful workplace physical activity stories. Stories include facilitators to success, barriers and ways to overcome them, and recommendations. Link 1: Staying Healthy at Work: Success and Physical Activity in Mississippi, Kentucky, and Utah Link 2: Kentucky Link 3: Mississippi Link 4: Utah https://nnphi.org/staying-healthy-at-work-success-and-physical-activity-in-mississippi-kentucky-and-utah/ Health Topic(s) physical-activity policy workplace-wellness Working on Wellness Development Cycle

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Health Topic: Physical Activity, Policy, Workplace Wellness
Development Cycle Step: Planning