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BJACH Health Promotion Section

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Our mission is to deliver a healthy and fit force by integrating health promotion into the total Army through recommending policy, developing and evaluating wellness programs, providing training and technology support, collecting and disseminating information and assisting in research. Elements within the Health Promotion Program include Inprocessing Periodic Health Assessment (PHA), Tobacco Cessation, Wellness Screenings, Wellness Counseling and Referral, Health Education, Health Awareness Campaigns, and unit level training.

Contact information
Section Chief: (337) 531-4740
HP Nurse: (337) 531-3255
HP Technician: (337) 531-7945
HP Technician: (337) 531-3014
HP Technician: (337) 531-3776
HP Technician: (337) 531-4818
Central Line: (337) 531-3255/2751
Fax: (337) 531-6764 or 8728

Programs & Services

Periodic Health Assessment:
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SC/OTC Online Class
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Wellness Schedule
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Blood Pressure: Provide community-based screening as a means of early detection of chronic diseases.

Tobacco Cessation: We offer a four-week behavior modification program to assist participants in quitting tobacco use. Medication therapy offered through the program includes Nicotine Patches and Zyban. Nicotine patches aid the physical recovery symptoms and Zyban aids the psychological recovery symptoms. Attendance at all classes and evaluation by our provider are requirements to receive these medications.

Health Education/Counseling and Referral: We Provide education on a variety of health related topics such as Cholesterol, Cancer Prevention, Tobacco, Hypertension, Self-Care, Asthma, Wellness, and diabetes.

Health Awareness Campaigns: Community events designed to increase the public's awareness on a variety of health related topics such as tobacco, Diabetes, Hypertension, Self-Care, Wellness, Asthma, Cancer Prevention, etc. These campaigns are coordinated with agencies on and off post.

Unit-level Education: The Health Promotion Technicians will provide health education and/or awareness activities at the unit level. To coordinate education or an awareness event, contact the Health Promotion Nurse at 531-3255 or 6880.

Resources:
BJACH 26 Week Health Challenge
Soldier Health Maintenance Manual (Large file, may take a few minutes to load)
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Depression
Depression and Diabetes
Treatment of Children with Mental Illness
Depression and High School Students
Depression and College Students
Men and Depression / (Spanish)
Women and Depression / (Spanish) / (Large-print Version)
Older Adults Depression / (Spanish) / (Large-print Version)


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COL Mark C. Wilhite
CSM Mark D. Bivins
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