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Get Moving and Get Well (GMGW) Facilitator Manual

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Product Information:

Name: Get Moving and Get Well (GMGW) Facilitator Manual
Description: GMGW was developed for Veterans living with psychotic disorders, major depression, bipolar disorder, or severe PTSD who have difficulty identifying and making use of opportunities for physical activity. This wellness program is designed to be delivered in 60-minute classes scheduled twice a week for 12 weeks. GMGW participants engage in walking, dancing, and stretching activities.Class topics include benefits of physical activity, neighborhood walkability, physical pain, the relationship between physical activity and mood, using pedometers, and safety tips. A 12-week follow-up cycle of the class is focused on community integration.
VISN 16: South Central VA MIRECC

Contact to order product: South Central MIRECC Education Core
Phone:
E-mail: VISN16SCMIRECCEducation@va.gov
Product URL: https://www.mirecc.va.gov/VISN16/docs/Get_Moving_and_Get_Well_Manual.pdf

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NOTE: If you want the product and it is DVD or CD then please e-mail or call the contact above to arrange delivery by US mail.

  • Manual
  • PDF

Language Availability:

  • English

Target Audience:

  • MH Clinicians
  • Veterans

Link to Uniform MH Services/Keywords:

  • Rehabilitation and Recovery
  • Seriously Mentally Ill

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