Health Education

The biggest hero for your health is you.

When you learn about your own body’s needs and your health, you can make choices and habits that bring you closer to your health goals and avoid more serious health problems in the future. And we’re here to help. The resources, programs, articles and more on this page can serve as your quick guide to better health.

Healthy Behaviors Incentive Programs

To help our members reach their best health, we offer programs that encourage and support their health goals. To enroll in or learn more about any of these programs, call 844-243-5131 (TTY: 711).

Programs We Currently Offer

Smoking Cessation

This program offers counseling, medication, and support as you move towards quitting tobacco use.

Program Length: 180 days

Weight Management

This program helps you understand your nutrition and exercise needs so you can reach the right weight for you.

Program Length: 90-120 days

Alcohol or Substance Abuse Recovery

This program helps address your needs and support your desire to live a happier, sober life.

Program Length: 180 days

Members can earn up to $25 for each program they qualify for and complete, up to a total maximum of $50 a year.

Healthy Living

Tips, articles, tools, and resources for a bright and healthy life.

We want our members to enjoy a bright life. Part of that means having healthy life behaviors. That’s why we’ve compiled these tips, articles, and self-management tools for your use. Each link is from a trusted source. We hope you find them insightful and helpful.

These resources can help you take care of yourself and your family as we continue to manage the challenges of COVID-19.

Managing Stress

Feeling more stressed during this period of time is very normal. These resources help you deal with mental and emotional challenges that come with a pandemic.

CDC Centers for Disease Control – Managing COVID-19 Anxiety and Stress

Supporting Your Mental Health

Tips to stay safe and healthy while experiencing social distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health

Protecting People In Your Care

Tips for caregivers, parents, & teachers who have the responsibility of watching over children during an infectious disease outbreak.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Talking With Children

What we eat has a huge effect on how we feel. Being intentional about your diet is a great way to live a brighter life.

Health Choices

Tips for eating healthier and knowing what foods will improve or hurt your health.

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

Meal Planning

Meal planning is a great way to track your nutrition, and help you self-manage your diet to move toward better health.

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Planning Meals

Healthy Plates

Getting the right kinds of food in your diet will help you stay healthy and strong. This tool will teach you which foods give your body the right nutrients.

USDA My Plate - What's on your plate?

These resources will help you understand healthy weight and BMI, and offer tips for anyone who is working toward a healthier weight.

Florida Site

The biggest health threat in Florida is unhealthy weight. This tool can help make health goals and take steps toward a healthier weight.

Florida Health - Healthiest Weight

Body Mass Index (“BMI”) Management

Knowing what your BMI is and what it means for you is a good starting point as you move toward a healthier life.

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Body Mass Index

Adult BMI Calculator

Ready to feel healthier day to day? Assess your weight and BMI to take the first step.

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Adult BMI Calculator

Child & Teen BMI Calculator

Building healthy habits for your weight starts while you’re young. Use this tool to assess your and your child’s current BMI and make a plan for better health.

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - BMI Percentile Calculator for Child and Teen

Tobacco addiction damages many aspects of your life, including your mental and physical health. These resources can support your goal of quitting tobacco and self-managing your addiction.

Tips for Quitting

Helpful tips to help you quit your smoking habit.

American Lung Association - I Want to Quit Smoking

Overcoming Addiction

Quitting tobacco is a physical and mental journey. These resources can help.

American Cancer Society - How to Quit Using Tobacco

Different Methods for Quitting

The same methods for quitting tobacco won’t work for every person. Find a method that works best for you, no matter where you are in the process. - Tools & Tips

Tobacco-Free Florida

Tobacco education and use prevention program through the Florida Department of Health’s Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida.

Tobacco Free Florida - Ready to Quit

Even if you’re eating all the right things, it’s important to exercise. It helps you maintain a healthy weight and BMI, and makes you stronger.

Building Exercise Habits

If you’ve had a hard time making exercise part of your life, this can help. Easy tips to build into your day in order to stay strong.

American Heart Association - Getting Started - Tips for Long-term Exercise Success

Activities for the Classroom

If you watch over young children, getting them to move and exercise can be hard. Get tips, activities, and other tools to help.

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - BAM! Body and Mind

Taking care of our mental and behavioral health is just as important as taking care of our body. These resources help you recognize mental health problems and know where to go for help.

Mental Health America

If you have long-term mental health issues, or are just going through a hard time, you can use these tools to find help.

Mental Health America - Finding Help

Beacon Behavioral Health (Florida)

Get expert help for addiction, mental health, or other long-term behavioral health problems

Beacon Health Options - Member Health Tools