Ten Healthy Resources in Your Community

0816_Healthy Community_web imageOur well-being is affect by the world around us and the community we cultivate. Explore what your community has to offer by checking out your local resources for the following services. Need help finding a resource? Call 2-1-1 for free and confidential information about resources in your community. This resource is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This is a national resource available to anyone seeking help for behavioral health, substance abuse, coping with disasters, and more. Individuals seeking help can visit SAMHSA.gov, or call the national helpline at (800) 662-HELP (4357).
  • Community gardens. Want to garden but don't have a yard? Check out CommunityGarden.org to see if your community offers individual garden plots in a community setting.
  • Farmers markets. Buy fresh fruit and vegetables directly from a local farmer. You'll often find other local products, such as meat, dairy, and grains. To find a farmers market near you, visit AMS.USDA.gov/local-food-directories/farmersmarkets.
  • Free and low-cost fitness classes. Contact your local Parks and Recreation Department, YMCA, or even a local hospital to learn about classes in your area. Don't forget to also check out local walk/bike paths and playgrounds in your area.
  • Community and senior centers. Community centers are a great place for the whole family to have fun, with events and activities geared toward kids, adults, or the whole family. Senior centers offer a wealth of social activities for those age 50 and older, including dancing, art classes, music lessons, support, and volunteer opportunities.
  • Veteran Crisis Line. Veterans and their families have access to the Veterans Crisis Line for support any time they need it. The responders at Veterans Crisis Line are ready to help veterans of all ages-no matter what the circumstances-toll-free at (800) 273-8255 and press 1, online chat at VeteransCrisisLine.net, or via text at 838255.
  • Addiction and recovery. Your local city, county, or state office can direct you to local treatment in your community or ongoing support for those in recovery. As an alternative, check out these websites to find a meeting nearby: SmartRecovery.org, AA.org, or NA.org.
  • Emergency preparedness. Learn how you and your family can be prepared in the case of a natural disaster. Check with your local municipality to learn about your local risks and how to stay safe.
  • Tobacco cessation. When you're ready, there's support to help you quit tobacco. Call 800-QUIT-NOW to be routed to your state quit line, and to learn about support in your area.
  • Suicide prevention. Free and confidential support is just a phone call away if you or a loved one is having thoughts of suicide or other emotional distress. Support from a skilled, trained counselor is available anytime when you call (800) 273-TALK.

Free Online Tools and Resources

As a PacificSource member, you can access CaféWell, an online health engagement portal. To get started, go to PacificSource.com, log into InTouch, and then click on the CaféWell button.

Visit CaféWell to:

  • Complete the health assessment to identify your potential health risks.
  • Get your health and wellness questions answered by an expert health coach.
  • Connect with family, friends, and others with similar health goals.
  • Access helpful tips and articles on health and wellness.

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If you have questions about your coverage, a claim, or any benefit or service, or to view your explanation of benefits online, please visit PacificSource.com and log in to InTouch for Members to access information. You're also welcome to contact our Customer Service team:

  • Email: cs@pacificsource.com
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Last updated 2/5/2016