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Ready to Quit Smoking?

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Whether it is to reduce your current smoking or to come up with and then follow through on a plan to quit, we have coaching services available to meet your needs in quitting smoking. Receive assistance in coordinating with other community-based cessation programs, like the Colorado QuitLine (1-800-784-8669), to help strengthen your efforts. Quitting smoking can be one of the most effective things that we can do to positively impact our health. To set up a one-on-one appointment today, call Tobacco Treatment Peer Specialist,... 

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Take a Timeout!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Learn self-care techniques that will take you “Beyond Burnout” With May being Mental Health Month, now is a good time to remind us all that no matter where we are in life, we could all use a little help getting re-centered and back on a healthy track. Jefferson Center offers wellness classes for the entire community focused on overall wellness. This month, we feature Beyond Burnout. In our fast-paced and highly-driven society, most of us often become burnt out by our busy schedules. Come to this class to... 

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Taming Teen Stress and Anxiety

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Learn skills to create more calm and enjoyment in life At Wellness Now, we work to help young people succeed and offer a variety of wellness classes aimed at specific needs of kids and young adults. With that in mind, this month’s wellness spotlight is on Taming Teen Stress and Anxiety. Everyone experiences stress and anxiety. It’s a fact of life. When we have skills and methods to deal with these thoughts and feelings, though, life just seems to go a bit smoother. Using art, music, poetry and discussion,... 

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Seasons Change, Join the Dance

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The only way to makes sense out of change is to plunge into, move with it, and join the dance. -Alan Watt   Just like the seasons, life changes. Change is a natural part of living…nothing stays the same. Sometimes though, change can be unsettling and you can feel a loss of control. It could be a change you didn’t expect, a change you didn’t ask for, or a change you are not ready for. The good news it there are steps you can take when you see change comes a knockin’. Recognize that change... 

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Time for Recess!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

In today’s fast paced and hectic world, we often focus so much on work and family that we don’t take the time to replenish ourselves. When is the last time you sat on a swing, or played hop scotch or tag? Believe it or not, the activity of play can reduce stress, help you be more creative, bring joy to your life, improve your relationships and improve your mental health! Bring Joy! Just watching kids on the playground, it is easy to see the joy. Smiles, laughter and a relaxed mood elevate the playground... 

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Is Your Brain Inclined Towards Joy?

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Have you ever wondered why your mind tends to dwell on negative information, yet positive experiences seem to slip through your fingers?  Believe it or not, our minds are designed to do just that in order to keep us alive as a species! Our minds have become Velcro for bad stuff so that we can quickly respond when it shows up.  Imagine you were alive a thousand years ago.  You are out foraging for food and from behind a bush  a wild animal lunges for you.  You escape to live another day, but the message you learned... 

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Active Living

The Right Amount of Exercise Can Boost Mental Health

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  We know that physical activity is beneficial to mental health, but how much is the right amount? For adults, 2.5 hours of aerobic activity (i.e.,  brisk walk) and muscle strengthening exercises 2 or more days a week, provide important health benefits.  Muscle strengthening activities work all major muscle groups (legs, arms, back, hips, abdomen, shoulders.)  […]


Mind + Body

Breathe. Relax. Refresh.

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Do you find yourself frequently running on empty? Have you squeezed so much in that there is no room for error and you can’t cram anymore in? Do you feel like there is not much space between your current pace and your limit (in relationships, schedule, finances?) It might be ok to have a crammed closet […]


Healthy Eating & Nutrition

What do they know that you don’t?


Where can you find the people who are the most successful at losing and keeping off excess weight?  What do these people know about maintaining a healthy weight and are they willing to share it?  Well, they are online and you can benefit from what the learned over the course of almost 20 years.  It […]


Personal Empowerment

Take Charge of Your Mental Health with


  Improve your mental health and overall well-being from the comfort & privacy of your own home. 1) Go to 2) Use community code JEFF4U.* * Note to Clients: If your Wellness clinician referred you to myStrength, please use the code that they give you, which is associated with their team. If you learned about myStrength […]

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