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Health, Wellness & Leisure-Time

Taking care of your personal health and wellness plays and important role in community integration. Making healthier and more educated choices about ones personal wellbeing can substantially improve how someone feels, reduce the risk of many diseases and ensure a long, active and fulfilled lifestyle. The publications and resources listed below were compiled for their ability to provide a broad overview of the kinds of resources and assistance available.

Reentry Essentials makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information presented. If you find that a listing is out-of-date or inaccurate, or if you know of a particularly useful resource that you would like to recommend for inclusion, please contact us, and we will make the appropriate adjustments.

 
* Food and Nutrition Information Center, How to Get Food Help Brochure
https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/ConsumerBrochure.pdf
 
* ChooseMyPlate.gov, Let's Eat for the Health of It| Download NOW!
https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/27_DGCB-LEFTHOI.pdf
 
* ChooseMyPlate.gov, Focus on Fruits| Download NOW!
https://choosemyplate-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/tentips/DGTipsheet3FocusOnFruits.pdf
 
* ChooseMyPlate.gov, Got Your Dairy Today?| Download NOW!
https://choosemyplate-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/tentips/DGTipsheet5GotYourDairyToday.pdf
 
* ChooseMyPlate.gov, Make Half Your Grains Whole| Download NOW!
https://choosemyplate-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/tentips/DGTipsheet4MakeHalfYourGrainsWhole.pdf
 
* ChooseMyPlate.gov, Sample Menus for a 2000 Calorie Food Pattern| Download NOW!
http://origin.www.cnpp.usda.gov/Publications/MyPyramid/print%20materials/MyPyramidSampleMenu.pdf
 
* Feeding America, Food Bank Locator
http://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank/
 
* Meals on Wheels Association of America, "Find a Meal" Program Locator
https://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/signup/find-programs
 
* Food and Nutrition Information Center, Food Stamp Pre-Screening Tool
https://www.snap-step1.usda.gov/fns/
 
* Food and Nutrition Information Center, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Brochure
https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/SNAP_313-e.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health Medications
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/mental-health-medications/index.shtml
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Depression
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression-what-you-need-to-know/depression-what-you-need-to-know-pdf_151827.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Depression in Women
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression-in-women/tr-16-4779_153310.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, About the Health Insurance Marketplace
 https://marketplace.cms.gov/outreach-and-education/about-the-marketplace-english.pdf
Spanish: https://marketplace.cms.gov/outreach-and-education/about-the-marketplace-spanish.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Get Ready to Enroll in the Marketplace
http://www.chcseia.com/pdfs/marketplace.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The Affordable Care Act and Women
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/fysb/aca_fvpsa_20131211.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Welcome to Medicare| Download NOW!
https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/11095-Welcome-to-Medicare.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, A Quick Look at Medicare| Download NOW!
https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/11514-A-Quick-Look-at-Medicare.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare Basics: A Guide for Families and Friends with Medicare| Download NOW!
https://www.medicare.gov/pubs/pdf/10050-Medicare-and-You.pdf
Download NOW! Spanish: https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/10050-S-Medicare-and-You.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Enrolling in Medicare Part A & Part B| Download NOW!
https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/11036-Enrolling-Medicare-Part-A-Part-B.pdf
 
* U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, MyMedicare.gov – Free and Secure Online Account Access
https://www.mymedicare.gov/