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Wellness

Inspiring a Healthier You!
It is the mission of Allegany College of Maryland to enhance the well-being of employees through implementing effective programs and offerings that impact all dimensions of well-being: Social, Physical, Emotional, Career, Intellectual, Environmental and Spiritual.
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301-784-5231
Location: COLLEGE CENTER (CC) Suite 168
EVERYDAY DO SOMETHING
NEW
BE MINDFUL OF YOURSELF & OTHERS.
BE KIND
FOCUS ON NUTRIENTS NOT
CALORIES

Wellness Guiding Principles
  • Well employees and healthy work environments are important components to a highly functioning, efficient and cost-effective workplace.
  • Healthy lifestyle choices lead to job satisfaction and improvements in productivity, decreased health insurance costs, absenteeism, presenteeism, stress, and injuries, as well as improved recruitment and retention.
  • By providing resources, education, screenings, and a work environment conducive to health and safety, employees are better informed and are aware of their role in their health care.
  • Healthy employees have a positive impact within their families and on the health of their communities.
  • Organizations need proactive wellness programs the encourage employee engagement at all levels.
  • Employee participation in our program is voluntary.
Highlights of Our Program
  • Facilities that include: Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Walking Tracks and Labyrinth, Tennis and Basketball courts
  • Mind-Body-Medicine Facilitator with MBM Trained Instructors
  • Employee Newsletter, Monthly Lunch-n-Learns
  • Individual and group wellbeing activities
  • Campus Wide Healthy Food Offerings Initiative
  • Wellness Clinics
  • Financial Workshops

wellness aspectsHealth Promotion, as defined by the American Journal of Health Promotion, is the science and art of helping people change their lifestyle toward an optimal state of health.

Wellness is defined as a dynamic process of becoming aware of and making conscious choices toward a more balanced and healthy lifestyle. It includes learning new life skills, which address both the positive and negative aspects of human existence. Over the years, the concept of wellness at ACM has expanded into seven dimensions. Adopted by the University of Wisconsin, Stephens Point Employee Well- being model, these dimensions are illustrated in the descriptions below:


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