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HRSA Office of Women's Health is pleased to share the new HTML (Sec. 508 compliant) versions of the Bright Futures for Women's Health and Wellness Emotional Wellness Tools. Please see www.hrsa.gov/womenshealth and scroll down about halfway down the page.

Maternal Wellness Tools

Taking Care of Mom

This booklet, provider's guide, and office poster are designed to encourage expectant mothers to gain new information and skills in anticipation of the birth of their child. The provider's guide stresses listening, anticipatory guidance and health education.


Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Tools

Bright Futures for Women Web Site

The Women's Health/Bright Futures page of the HRSA Web site provides downloads to tools on physical activity and healthy eating; women's health data books; and women's health reports.

FREE copies of select Bright Futures Mental Health and Wellness Tools are available in limited quantities from the HRSA Information Center at 1-888-ASK-HRSA.

Guides for Young and Adult Women

PDFs of these publications are available below (gateway to HRSA Web site):


Guides for Rural Young and Adult Women

Guide for Rural Adult Women

My Bright Future: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating. This Guide is designed to encourage adult women living in rural areas to increase current levels of physical activity, healthy eating, and communication with their health care providers to set goals for behavioral changes.

Bright Futures for Women's Health and Wellness Tip Sheets. As a companion to the online guide and adapted to meet the needs of women in rural areas, this set of 10 Tip Sheets expand on the topics in the Physical Activity and Healthy Eating guide (above) and provide practical information, ideas, and activities to help women adopt healthy behaviors to reach their goals

Physical Activity and Healthy Eating for Young Women

My Bright Future: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating for Young Women. This guide is designed to encourage young women living in rural areas to increase current levels of physical activity, healthy eating, and communication with their health care providers to set goals for behavioral changes.

As a companion to the online guide, Building Strong Bones for my Bright Future, a Bookmark with a healthy recipe to try, is available.

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Emotional Wellness Tools

Tools for Consumers
A Young Women's Guide to Emotional Wellness
A Woman's Guide to Emotional Wellness

BFWHW tools are designed to encourage better health among women across their lifespan. Target audiences include adolescent females and adult women, as well as community groups and primary care clinicians who serve women.

BFWHW tools address the connection between mental and physical health among consumers, community leaders, and primary health care providers. The tools are wellness-focused, gender-specific, evidence-based and easy to read and understand.

The tools focus on three main concepts: Appreciating Self, Finding Balance and Purpose in Life, and Connecting with Others.

Tools for Clinicians
A Health Care Provider's Guide to Promoting Women's Emotional Wellness

A Health Care Provider's Guide to Promoting Women's Emotional Wellness targets primary care clinicians who serve women. The guide addresses the connection between mental and physical health among women, providing an overview of current research and conversation starters to use in the exam room. The tool builds on companion guides for consumers which focus on three main concepts: Appreciating Self, Finding Balance and Purpose in Life, and Connecting with Others. All BFWHW tools are wellness-focused, gender-specific, evidence-based and easy to read and understand.

One-Page Flyer

This one-page flyer is a companion resource to the guide, A Health Care Provider's Guide to Promoting Women's Emotional Wellness. The flyer is designed for use in exam and waiting rooms to support patient-provider dialogue about emotional wellness. Both the clinical guide and the flyer build on companion guides for consumers which focus on three main concepts: Appreciating Self, Finding Balance and Purpose in Life, and Connecting with Others. All BFWHW tools are wellness-focused, gender-specific, evidence-based and easy to read and understand.

Tools for Communities
A Community Organization's Guide to Promoting Emotional Wellness

A Community Organization’s Guide to Promoting Emotional Wellness targets community groups that serve women. This guide contains information for community organizations about emotional wellness, as well as tips and ideas on how to incorporate wellness themes into existing programs and activities. The tool builds on companion guides for consumers which focus on three main concepts: Appreciating Self, Finding Balance and Purpose in Life, and Connecting with Others. All BFWHW tools are wellness-focused, gender-specific, evidence-based and easy to read and understand.


Información en Español (Materials In Spanish)

Bright Futures for Women

New Materials

Actividad Fisca

Mi Futuro Será Brillante: Actividad Física y Alimentación Saludable -- Para Mujeres Adultas. Este folleto le ayudará a aprender más sobre la importancia de la actividad física y la alimentación saludable en su vida diara. También le ayudará a saber cómo hablar de estos temas con sus médicos y otros profesionales de la salud.

Mi Future Brillante: Actividad Física Y Cómo Alimentarme Sanamente -- Para Mujeres Jóvenes

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Mi Futuro Será Brillante: Tipsheets

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