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Interactive web-based health promotion programs for the workplace and beyond

Deborah Galvin, PhD, Division of Workplace Programs, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, SAMHSA, DHHS, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockwall 2, 8th floor, Rockville, MD 20857, 301/443-6780, dgalvin@samhsa.gov and Carol S. Freeman, ORC Macro, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705.

Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Dr. Deborah Galvin will introduce GetFit.SAMHSA.Gov, a research-based Web site that delivers information and resources aimed at improving the health of workers from any-sized business and any industry across the Nation. GetFit incorporates the messages of substance abuse prevention, early intervention, and treatment into an overall strategy for health, wellness, and safety in the workplace and at home.

GetFit.SAMHSA.Gov offers information, screenings, and referral resources on health issues that can impact job performance—stress, depression, injury prevention, nutrition, substance abuse, and family issues. GetFit brings together reliable health-related information from credible sources within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—SAMHSA, CDC, NIH—other Federal agencies, and organizations serving the public interest.

The Web site provides health-related information in four topic areas: physical health, mental health, drugs, and alcohol. Workplaces can link to GetFit.SAMHSA.Gov or add it to their existing drug-free workplace program, employee assistance program, or health and wellness initiative. Businesses, associations, coalitions, and union groups can customize their own version of GetFit through a step-by-step online process. Organizations can select graphics, display a corporate logo, and offer valuable company-specific information—contacts, policies, programs, services, resources, and benefits information—all in one centralized At Work section of the Web site.

Learning Objectives:

  • At the conclusion of the session, participants will

    Keywords: Worksite, Health Promotion

    Related Web page: getfit.samhsa.gov

    Presenting author's disclosure statement:
    I do not have any significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.

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