NEHM & the Affordable Care Act
NEHM & the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act and its first open enrollment period offer a critical and unique opportunity for faith communities to reach out and assist vulnerable populations. While we have information throughout the site on the Affordable Care Act, we thought it would be good to bring all of this information together on one page.

Guidelines for Healthy Meetings
Guidelines for Healthy Meetings
Addressing healthier ways to work is becoming a standard for more and more employers. This set of guidelines for healthy meetings will help you serve as a role model for your employees.
Health Ministry in the Local Congregation
Health Ministry in the Local Congregation

While not a "how-to" manual, this e-book presents accurate information about health ministry, with a focus on congregations and their leadership. Previously published in book form with a red cover, this edition has been updated by the author. We are extremely grateful to Stephanie Ulrich for her work in health ministry and her continued support of NEHM.

Treatment Options: AHRQ.gov
Treatment Options: AHRQ.gov

The Treatment Options initiative from the Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides short, unbiased treatment summaries for common health conditions. Get the facts you need to compare your treatment options, understand the benefits and risks, and prepare for your next medical appointment.

To order free materials, use this form and call 1-800-358-9295, and reference code C-01.
 

Living Compass
Living Compass

The Living Compass program is based on the belief that each of us could know what we need to do to become more whole if we would only take time to listen to God’s quiet whisper of a voice within us. It is also based on the belief that we cannot be whole by ourselves: this journey towards wellness will require the support and care of others as well.

Health Care Law Toolkit for Faith and Community-Based Organizations
Health Care Law Toolkit for Faith and Community-Based Organizations

This toolkit will help faith and community leaders learn and educate others about the health care law. These materials can be used as bulletin inserts, at enrollment events and for other education and outreach efforts.

Sample Health Ministry Brochure
Sample Health Ministry Brochure
Debbie Ventura, Diocesan Liaison in the Diocese of West Virginia, was kind enough to share this sample of their health ministry brochure. We hope it inspires ideas for your own promotion of health ministry!
Health and Wellness Fair Planning Guide
Health and Wellness Fair Planning Guide
Health & wellness fairs are a cost-effective way of providing valuable health information and screening services for many people at a single event. Successful health & wellness fairs require a good amount of planning, commitment, and dedication. We hope you will recognize the valuable benefits of planning a health and wellness fair and that you will begin to coordinate your event soon.
Aging is Changing Resource Guide
Aging is Changing Resource Guide

This guide was prepared by the Older Adult Ministries Task Force, which included NEHM CEO Matthew Ellis as a member.

MentalHealth.gov
MentalHealth.gov

A new, consumer-friendly website with clear and concise tools to help with the basics of mental health, the signs of mental illness, how to talk about mental health, and how to get help. The website also includes a series of videos featuring celebrities and ordinary Americans whose lives have been touched by mental illness.

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