Last week for work I attended a community connection health and wellness summit focused on mental health. Since I work for a substance abuse recovery/treatment clinic we attended to speak about co-occurring disorders in those that are seeking substance abuse treatment (and also provided free naloxone kits and naloxone training!!). It was a great event for quite a few reasons, and a wonderful networking opportunity for individuals and groups/programs.
But I’m not here to talk about the event on its own. We’ve all been to health events, talks, and seminars. We know how they go (the good, the bad, and the downright boringggggg). What I am writing about today was an extremely simple take-away message and reminder for us working in the public health and health field in general; wellness. Continue reading