Second Quarter 2018 Monthly Wellness Topics

April: Opioid use
Misuse and overdose of opioids have become a serious public health problem in North Dakota and throughout the United States. Materials outline how the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation has partnered with others on a documentary to spotlight important information and how to be part of the solution to this epidemic.

May: Connecting with nature
As winter wanes, take it all in by going outside. Materials outline how simply spending time in nature can have some incredibly positive effects on your health and offer simple to incorporate tips to get these benefits.

June: Mind over matter – The power of three good things
People who are grateful tend to be happier and healthier. Being grateful can help people cope with stress and can even have a beneficial effect on heart rate. Materials use "The power of three good things" guidance to help people become more grateful.