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Whole Health Action Management: Peer Support Training Participant Guide


Description

Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) is a training program and peer support group model designed to encourage resiliency, wellness, and self-management of physical and behavioral health among people with mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

The WHAM participant guide helps participants set a concise whole health goal, learn skills for whole health self-management, and understand “5 keys to success” for creating new health habits. The guide focuses on facilitating weekly WHAM peer support group sessions and is designed to engage participants in a process known as person-centered planning.

The WHAM participant guide has four parts:
  • Session 1: Welcome and overview
  • Sessions 2-6: Person-centered planning process in 10 whole health and resiliency factors
  • Session 7: Health risk, screening, and shared decisionmaking
  • Sessions 8-10: 5 keys to success

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.integration.samhsa.gov/health-wellness/wham/WHAM_CIHS_Participant_Guide_press_final.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions

Funding Sources

Health Resources and Services Administration; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 04/2012
  • Original Summary: 04/2014
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Last updated: May 07, 2014.