Thoughts from Dr. Evans and Staff Commissioner’s Notes


Active Commuting: A Route to Physical and Mental Wellbeing

awards , cognitive , communte , depression , health , stress

Dana Careless
Clinical Operations Manager for Health Promotion

Nur Atiqa Asri
Project Analyst
Center for Active Design

"Walk it off." How many times have you heard someone say that to a person who needs to blow off some steam? We have heard that getting some fresh air and exercising can be a great way to relieve stress.  But are our cities designed to encourage this? And if they're not, what does this mean about our stress levels and emotional well-being?

Nur Atiqa Asri, from the Center for Active Design, tackles this head on as she explores what it means to "actively commute" to work and how this shift can dramatically improve our physical and mental well-being. Check out her blog contribution below:

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The Power of Joining Together:  Recovery Walks! & #UNITE


Andrea Brooks
Manager of Provider Development and Transformation Initiatives

Brooke Feldman
Project Coordinator

When former DBHIDS team member, Brooke Feldman, passed the torch as lead captain of Team DBHIDS for PRO-ACT’s Recovery Walks! to Manager of Provider Development and Transformation Initiatives, Andrea Brooks in 2014, it signified the beginning of a partnership between two champions of recovery. 

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