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Whole Health

Whole health puts you at the center of care, rather than your illnesses or conditions. We work with you to develop a personalized health plan based on your values, needs, and goals. Take charge of your health plan by calling or secure messaging your Primary Care provider to request a consult placed with a Whole Health Coach.

Whole Health Circle/Wheel featuring Veterans connecting with its eight elements. rink, recharge,
Discover What Matters, Live Whole Health

Care we provide at VA Long Beach Healthcare System

Our whole health approach empowers and equips you to take charge of your health, well-being, and quality of life. Whole health goes beyond your illnesses, injuries, or disabilities, and focuses instead on your values, goals, and overall health. It includes self-care and complementary therapies along with conventional medical care. Our whole health program includes:

Learn how to use your own strengths to improve your well-being with a focus on what is important to YOU using the Whole Health approach.

2nd Thursday of the month, 1 - 2:30 p.m.  

To enroll, please contact Aarin Bowen at 562-826-8000, ext. 1-3210

Veterans explore their new Mission, Aspiration and Purpose, complete a Personal Health Inventory and create a Personal Health Plan on the pathway to Whole Health.

Day/Time to be determined

To enroll, please contact Aarin Bowen at 562-826-8000, ext. 1-3210

What matters most to you? Meet with a Health Coach to develop a Personalized Health Inventory (PHI) and begin your pathway to a healthier you.

To enroll: contact Aarin Bowen at 562-826-8000, ext. 1-3210 or ask your provider to place a consult for “Whole Health Coach Personal Health Inventory (PHI)”

Check out the free Live Whole Health app! Live Whole Health | VA Mobile

 

Gateway focuses on what is most important to you. It gives you skills to manage roadblocks, change routines, commit to changes, and create realistic goals.

1st Thursday of every month, 10-11:30 a.m. 

To enroll: call Dr. Ung 562-269-9488 or call in! 404-397-1596, entry code 1991681871##

A 14-week group for women Veterans that supports personal health planning, instruction, conversation, community-building, creative activities, home practice exercises.

Wednesdays 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

To enroll: Contact Laurie Rudisill 562-826-5617 

Join a class and/or a support group

The Bulldog is VA Long Beach Healthcare System Health Education Catalog, and it lists our classes and support groups available to you. 

Install our FREE mobile apps on your cell phone

Be an active participant in your health care!
VA’s mobile apps are available through both the App Store and Google Play.

Stay Informed

Read #LiveWholeHealth articles through VAntage Point. 
This series highlights Whole Health resources—such as video sessions for yoga or meditation—that you can follow along at home to live healthier and happier.

Referrals

Take charge of your health plan by calling or secure messaging your Primary Care provider to request a consult for the Whole Health Program.