Updated! Get Moving and Get Well Manual

South Central MIRECC Clinical Education Products

New and Featured Clinical Education Products-  October 2020

Updated Get Moving and Get Well Manual Now Available

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Get Moving and Get Well Manual (2nd Edition)

This manual was developed for Veterans living with psychotic disorders, major depression, bipolar disorder, and severe posttraumatic stress disorder who have difficulty identifying and making use of opportunities for physical activity.

  • Helps individuals take positive steps to increase a general sense of well-being and promote improved mental and physical health.
  • Has been updated with sections on weight stigma, mindful self-compassion, mindful walking, and forest bathing.
  • Focuses on overcoming barriers to physical activity in rural communities.
  • Includes recommendations for how to conduct GMGW in situations where telehealth and/or social distancing is required to maintain the safety of participants and the community.
  • Designed to be delivered in two parts over half a year; Part I consists of 60-minute classes scheduled twice a week for 16 weeks and Part II is 8 weeks.
  • Updated 2020


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The mission of the South Central MIRECC is to promote equity in engagement, access, and quality of mental health care for Veterans facing barriers to care, especially rural Veterans. New and featured clinical education product updates are produced by the SC MIRECC Education Core. Email us at VISN16SCMIRECCEducation@va.gov. Visit us at https://www.mirecc.va.gov/VISN16/index.asp.


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