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Tools / Guide to Keeping Healthy

Cover - Guide to Keeping HealthyThis manual introduces recovery and wellness to people experiencing a short psychiatric hospitalization. It is designed to be used in clinician- or peer-facilitated groups, or independently by consumers. It motivates users to take steps toward better physical health and wellness upon leaving the hospital. The manual's components include a guide for clinicians, the manual itself, and a pocket-sized portable health plan.

Developed by the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, Office of Behavioral Health, it can be downloaded by clicking on the links below. Versions are available in English, Spanish, French, Polish, Russian, and Bengali.


Language Keeping Healthy After the Hospital Portable Health Plan Instructions to Clinicians
English, ©2016 Download [PDF, 1.0 MB] Download [PDF, 193 KB] Download [PDF, 440 KB]
Spanish, ©2016 Download [PDF, 997 KB] Download [PDF, 131 KB]  
Trad. Chinese, ©2012 Download [PDF, 2 MB] Download [PDF, 126 KB]  
Polish, ©2012 Download [PDF, 1 MB] Download [PDF, 239 KB]  
French, ©2012 Download [PDF, 1.6 MB] Download [PDF, 80 KB]  
Russian, ©2012 Download [PDF, 1.9 MB] Download [PDF, 200 KB]  
Bengali, ©2012 Download [PDF, 1.3 MB] Download [PDF, 88 KB]  

Download all 15 files in one zip file [zip, 11.8 MB]

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