Learn new strategies on how to manage stress, maintain positive mental health, develop lifelong healthy habits, and prevent burnout. Shelter in your relationship with Christ as central to your well-being.
How to Manage Stress!
David Williams PhD, MDiv, MPH
Chair, School of Behavioral Sciences,
Stress & Your Brain
Dr. Johnny Figueroa PhD, Assistant Professor Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Stress Signs & Symptoms
Headache, anxiety, overeating or under-eating, muscle tension, restlessness, angry outbursts, chest pain, lack of motivation, substance abuse, fatigue, feeling overwhelmed, change in sex drive, irritability, social withdrawal, stomach upset, sadness, depression, & exercising less.
Stress Management Suggestions
Regular physical activity, practice relaxation techniques, keep a sense of humor, spend time with family and friends, & set aside time for hobbies.
When to Seek Help
When you’ve taken steps to control your stress, but the symptoms continue – see your doctor.
Click on Image for Stress Management Information – Mayo Clinic
Healthy Habits for Lifelong Wellness
April Wilson MD, MPH, FACPM, Chair Preventive Medicine, Assistant Professor School of Medicine Loma Linda University
Click on the image to the left to read the article titled Vegetarian Diets by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Health Department’s Nutrition Council
Walking a Nutritional Tightrope
Elizabeth Snyder MS, RN Associate Professor School of Nursing, Southern Adventist University
Orlando Jay Perez MDiv, Vice President Mission and Ministry AdventHealth
Religiosity and Health, Health Behaviors, Mental Health, Psychological Well-being Studies of Seventh-day Adventists
Click on the image to the left to read the article by Alina Baltazar, Duane McBride, Gary Hopkins, and Curt VanderWaal
How’s Your Outlook Impacting Your Life?
Lynell LaMountain, CREATION Life Speaker, Co-host of Lifestyle Magazine, Director of Health Ministries Southern Union Conference
Click on the image to the left to read several short blog posts about living healthy, happy lives
National (US) Suicide Prevention Lifeline @ 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741
William Cork, MA, MDiv – Assistant Director NAD Chaplain Ministries, Chaplain US Army Reserve
Be There to Help Prevent Suicide
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Click on the image to the left to read more!
Presenters: Dr. David Williams, Dr. Johnny Figueroa, Dr. April Wilson, Elizabeth Snyder RN, Pastor Orlando Jay Perez, Pastor Lynell LaMountain. and William Cork.
Adventist Learning Community CE Course: Mental Health Training for Educators
Adventist Learning Community CE Course: Mental Health: CALLED Convention 2015
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Mental Health
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Lifestyle resources
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Nutrition resources