Guides & Toolkits
Find easy to use and reliable resources to support your overall health.
This set of printable guides and toolkits is intended to assist you in managing and improving your physical and emotional well-being. A broad range of helpful topics covered includes achieving physical wellness, improving sleep quality, and tobacco and nicotine cessation. Check out this reputable and hand-selected collection of guides & toolkits to aid in reaching your health and wellness goals.
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Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine: Getting the vaccine is one of the ways to help stop the spread of the virus. Use this resource when talking to your loved ones with mental health challenges or disabilities about the importance of getting the shot. You can view and download this resource here.
Mental Health Tips: Practices and tips adapted from an article written by Director of Mental Health at Partners in Health and Vinfen Board Member Dr. Giuseppe Raviola. There are still ways to find connection while practicing social distancing. Use these reminders to practice self-care, especially during such unprecedented times. View and download mental health tips here.
Managing the Stress of COVID-19: Check out ways to manage your stress during the pandemic. This resource was created by Vinfen Directors of Clinical Services Sharon Barry, Michelle Larned, and Marc Denofrio and is available to view and download here.
Self-Care & Wellness
Physical Wellness Checklist: Positive physical health habits can help decrease your stress, lower your risk of disease, and increase your energy. The National Institute of Health (NIH) has compiled tips for improving your physical health, which can be viewed and downloaded here.
Improving Sleep Quality: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Medical created this pamphlet to help you improve your sleep quality. This guide includes information on how much sleep you need and how various habits can impact sleep quality. You can view and download this resource here.
Tobacco & Nicotine Quit Plan: Having a plan makes it easier to quit smoking. Take the time to set goals for yourself. Think ahead about how you’ll handle the challenges of quitting and celebrate your successes. Use this resource to help design a plan that’s right for you.
Self-Care Inventory: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) developed its Self-Care Inventory to help individuals assess their personal self-care practices. You can view and download the tool here. If you or someone you know is struggling, please visit NAMI’s website.
Culturally Responsive Behavioral Health Resource Hub: Network of Care Massachusetts created a directory of culturally responsive behavioral health resources regarding mental health and well-being. Click here to locate services in your area that are tailored to specific racial, ethnic, or cultural identity groups.