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The Health & Wellness Center presents

Camp Wellness

The goals of the Health & Wellness Center are to enhance your knowledge, skills, health and wellness through a 9-week program. You will continue to receive peer support in your community afterwards. If you are an adult member of the SMI program you may be eligible. 

Come have fun while improving your health!

Program

Application Packet for Enrollment

45 student scholarships are awarded to selected CPSA members every 9 weeks.
 
Students attend Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

  • Go shopping and learn how to use coupons to add healthy food in your diet.
  • Put your name in the hat every day you attend to win prizes on Fridays.
  • Join in Wii tournaments with fellow students and instructors.
 

How do I join Camp Wellness?

  • Talk to your case manager or recovery coach for a CSA referral and get a wellness goal on your ISP.
  • Meet with the Center’s Health Mentors to complete an application.
  • Call 396-2310 to speak with a Health Mentor about signing up today!


Camp Staff

Andrew Bernstein - Clinical Director
Cheryl Glass - Camp Director
Randa Kutob - Camp Doctor
Health Mentors (Recovery Support Specialists) who support, guide & have fun!

Class Descriptions

Food & Nutrition
Come learn how to fuel your body with smart food choices. We’ll learn how to build a healthy diet, read food labels, eat on the go, plan meals for the week ahead, shop the sales, maximize coupons, and save money! Includes field trips to grocery stores, ways to improve a food box, and much more!

Cooking Skills
Sick of fast food and dinners that come in a box? We’ll learn how to cook tasty, healthy meals that won’t break the bank. We will eat a healthy lunch together each day at the center.

SPA
Come visit our facility, where you’ll take part in Supported Physical Activity (SPA). SPA is co-taught by local gym staff and our own peer counselors. You’ll learn safe, effective, fun exercises to shape your waist and tone up both body and mind, at home or in the gym.

Health Education
Come learn everything you ever wanted to know about major parts of the body and common diseases. Spend time with Dr. Kutob and our marvelous theatrical staff!
 
Mindfulness
Learn different ways of improving mindfulness, by practicing relaxation, deep breathing, positive thinking, guided imagery, and other techniques. Come clear your mind and discover all that Camp Wellness has to offer!

Stress Management and Hardiness
In this class, we’ll learn a variety of ways to deal with daily hassles to increase your strength, patience and emotional well-being. Each class ends with a deep relaxation exercise, so you’ll leave the class feeling peaceful and refreshed.
 
Tobacco-Free Lifestyles
Wish you could quit, but don’t know how? You’ve tried quitting a million times but just can’t stay off? Do you have a friend who needs to quit, and you’d like to help? Learn ways to create a tobacco-free lifestyle. We’ll explore fun facts about tobacco and ways to reduce your tobacco use or quit altogether. Apply what you learn to other lifestyle changes!
 
 

Contact a Health Mentor at (520) 396-2310 and enroll today!
 

Upcoming Events

Center News

April Events Calendar

Check out these activities! Remember to use (and swipe) your Y pass at least 4 times a month to keep it active.

 

 

Convenient Service Code Card now available!

Case managers, recovery coaches! Need a handy reference card with all of the available service codes that Camp Wellness provides? Click here!

 

Director Is Recognized

Cheryl Glass, Director of Camp Wellness, has been recognized by the Daniel Moreno Award for her work as an Educator. Congratulations Cheryl!

Camp Wellness Staff Elected as PRA Director

Congratulations to our fantastic Clinical Director, Andy Bernstein, PhD, CPRP for being elected to the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) 2013-2014 Board of Directors! Read all about it here.

 

 

  

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