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“Living Well with a Disability” – A Living Well Utah Program

Living Well with a Disability is a ten week peer-facilitated health promotion workshop for people with disabilities.

Program Benefits

Participants in the program learn the life skills they need to set and achieve quality-of-life goals and the important role health plays in helping them reach their goals. Participants who have completed a workshop demonstrate:

  • Improved outlook
  • Positive changes in daily activities
  • Achieving a personal goal
  • Reduced limitation due to secondary health conditions
  • Reduced health care costs
  • Increased awareness of disability rights/advocacy

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What Is Provided To Participants

Workshops are facilitated by peer-trained instructors, meet once a week for ten weeks and each class lasts 2 hours. The workshop covers the following topics:

  • Goal setting
  • Problem-solving
  • Healthy reactions to stress
  • Beating the blues
  • Healthy communication
  • Seeking information
  • Physical activity
  • Eating well to live well
  • Advocacy
  • Maintenance of skills learned

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Resources & Programs

Visit www.livingwell.utah.gov for more information

Additional Resources

The Utah Department of Health resources:

Partner Resources