Free Workplace Wellness Resources

Free employee health and well-being resources for your organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Physical Activity

  • ABE For Fitness – offers a free video library of 3 to 8 minute activity bursts that will allow you, your colleagues and your family to move and exercise everywhere, everyday.
  • Healthy IU – free lunch and learn recorded presentations provided by Indiana University. A great and continuously growing resource to share with your employees.
  • Walking White Paper
  • CDC Physical Activity Guidelines
  • WalkScore – A tool to figure out how walkable your neighborhood is
  • Active Living Research – A great site for research, sample policies, tools, and archived webinars on creating more activity-friendly environments
  • America Walks – Walking resources and surveys geared towards many different professionals and individuals
  • INShape Indiana – A program from Butler University aimed at motivating, educating, and connecting Hoosiers to valuable resources that help them eat better, move more and avoid tobacco.
  • Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative – An initiatve launched by the Indiana Stae Department of Health to improve the health and well-being of Indiana communities
  • American Council on Exercise Fitness Library– A collection of exercise demonstrations for all experience levels 
  • My Fitness Pal – A great website and mobile app for tracking physical ativity and nutrition 
  • Map My Run– A mapping tool to track and record runs, walks, bike rides, and more.
  • National Institute for Fitness and Sports (NIFS) – Services for onsite fitness center management for businesses and organizations 

Nutrition

Sleep

Tobacco and Substance Use

  • QuitNOW Tool – Indiana’s free, confidential tobacco quitline
  • Workplace Tobacco Policy – A sample tobacco-free policy and other resources from the American Cancer Society
  • Smoke-Free Policies – An action guide for establishing smoke-free workplaces and indoor public spaces from the Partnership for Prevention
  • Indiana Workforce Recovery – An initiative from the Wellness Council of Indiana to help employers navigate the opioid crisis and help employees in need
  • Prescription Drug Take Back Locations – a map-based tool helping individuals find locations to safety dispose of prescription medication

 

 

 

 

  • Indiana INdicators – This free data resource will help perform Indiana community health needs assessments, guide the development of community improvement plans, and much more.
  • Project for Public Spaces – Resources on “ Save place-making” and improving community infrastructure
  • County Health Rankings – See where your Indiana county stacks up to the state and national benchmarks for health outcomes
  • The Community Guide – The Community Guide is a resource for evidence-based recommendations and findings about what works to improve public health.
  • Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight – The Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) is charged with helping implement many provisions of the Affordable Care Act and oversees the implementation of the provisions related to private health insurance.
  • Healthy People – Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – The CDC’s mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
  • National Institutes of Health – The NIH is the nation’s medical research agency, supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • IN.gov Quitline Information – The Quitline page includes a repository of PDF’s, links and other information about the damage tobacco can cause to the body and the destructive habits of addiction.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –The CDC compiles information and media relating to tobacco use and prevention, the destruction it causes to the body, the rigors of addiction and withdrawal and the road to recovery.
  • Become an Ex – The EX Plan is based on scientific research and practical advice from ex-smokers. It isn’t just about quitting smoking. It’s about “re-learning life without cigarettes”
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – The CDC shares tips from former smokers, real stores of people living with smoking-related diseases and disabilities, information on how smoking affects illnesses and conditions and information on how smoking and secondhand smoke affect specific groups.
  • Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids – A leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. It advocates for public policies proven to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.
  • WebMD Smoking Cessation Help Center – Another website dedicated to gathering information related to the diseases caused by smoking and the dangers of nicotine and tobacco use. Full of free resources, this site is a comprehensive look on the issue of smoking as a whole.
  • Smokefree.gov – Another website which provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
  • The Community Guide –Your source for information about the effectiveness, economic efficiency and feasibility of evidence-based interventions to promote community health and prevent disease. Its page on tobacco research and prevention is full of information on the subject.
  • INShape Indiana’s Tobacco Prevention Page – A page designed to bring resources about tobacco prevention to those who want to embrace the site’s concept of physical well-being.
  • QUIT NOW Indiana Employer Toolkit –The Employer Toolkit will aid employers that are prepared to create a smoke-free workplace and support and encourage their employees to quit smoking through proven tobacco cessation methods.
  • The Ex Quit Plan Guide – A document that outlines the steps to give up smoking and stay tobacco free.
  • The Ex Overview of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) – A document that outlines several of the different substitutes for cigarettes during the quitting process.
  • National Cancer Institute: Clearing the Air – Another resources for smokers trying to quit. This guide outlines steps taken to both give up the habit and remain off tobacco.