From Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC)
Health Promotion and Wellness.
The mission of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness Department (HPW) is to provide innovative and evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs and services that facilitate readiness and resilience, prevent illness and injury, hasten recovery and promote lifelong healthy behaviors and lifestyles.
Just as high-octane fuel is important for Navy jets, healthy eating is crucial for fueling the human body. NMCPHC has the educational resources and materials you need to help you select nutrient dense, healthy food for optimal performance.
Whether you want to start a new exercise routine, refresh your workout or train like a professional athlete, NMCPHC can help you identify the exercise regimen to help you meet your fitness goals.
Tobacco Free Living
Tobacco is a dangerous addiction that’s expensive, deadly and has a serious impact upon readiness. NMCPHC offers you effective resources to end tobacco use and learn about the harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
Reproductive and Sexual Health
Sex can be a wonderful thing when practiced safely. NMCPHC offers you practical tips, educational materials and prevention strategies that can help you, your partner and your family remain sexually and reproductively healthy.
Psychological and Emotional Well-being
It’s critical for Sailors and Marines to be psychologically strong. NMCPHC has the educational resources to help you strengthen your resilience so you can perform at your best.
Injury and Violence Free Living
Injuries create more of an ongoing threat to the health and readiness of our U.S. Armed Forces than any other medical condition. NMCPHC offers you evidence-based prevention strategies that help keep you physically and emotionally injury free.
Preventing Drug Abuse and Excessive Alcohol Use
NMCPHC has the educational materials and resources to help you understand the negative effects of binge drinking, misuse or abuse of over-the-counter and prescription medications and the dangers of unregulated nutritional supplements so that you can live a healthy life.
Wounded, Ill and Injured
NMCPHC works to enhance the readiness, resilience and recovery of Wounded, Ill and Injured Sailors and Marines by offering tailored informational tools and materials for healthy living.
Sailors in the Navy Reserve are essential to the Total Force. NMCPHC offers healthy living resources to reservists to help support readiness and overall health.
For more information and to learn how Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center’s (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness Department (HPW) can help keep our Sailors and Marines fit for service and improve your overall health visit their site by clicking here.