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Workplace Health -> Resources


General Wellness

  • The CDC’s Workplace Health Promotion website has a toolkit for employers with a collection of guidance, tools, and resources to assist in building or enhancing a workplace health program
  • The Institute of Medicine’s Health Enhancement Research Organization’s (HERO) Employer-Community Collaboration to improve the Health of America published an environmental scan called, Environmental Scan: Measuring a Culture of Health (June 2014). Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, it describes the role business is taking to address population health through company wellness programs and other strategies.
  • Lewis & Khanna (2014) wrote an e-book called, “Surviving Workplace Wellness with Your Dignity, Finances and Major Organs Intact,” explaining from their point of view why they believe workplace wellness programs are intrusive. The e-book is available on
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) published a report entitled, “Five Best Practices for Workplace Wellness,” which is a new report from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Transamerica Center for Health Studies.
  • SHRM Wellness Programs Resource Page has links to the latest articles on workplace wellness programs. It also has forms, toolkits and guides, as well as research reports and videos, though membership is required for access to some.  In 2011 it published a report entitled, Promoting Employee Well-Being: Wellness Strategies to Improve Health, Performance and the Bottom Line.”

Behavioral Health Wellness