HealthyMe = Healthy Minds + Healthy Bodies

Healthy Mind + Healthy Body = HealthyMe

The HealthyMe Program builds healthy minds and healthy bodies together to improve your overall wellness. Your treatment team will work together to improve your overall wellness by helping you develop a healthy lifestyle. 

Why Join HealthyMe?

You may be interested in this program if you want to:

  • Have a supportive care team working with each other on your behalf
  • Receive special attention for your specific health needs
  • Take free wellness classes
  • Meet with a health coach
  • Learn how to manage your health conditions
  • Set your own treatment goals with support from your team

You may qualify for this program if:

  • You are a LifeWays Consumer
  • You are 18 years old or older
  • You have a primary diagnosis of a Severe Mental Illness
  • You have or are at risk of having a chronic physical illness like
    • Diabetes
    • Obesity
    • High Blood Pressure
    • High Cholesterol

With this program you will get: 

Care Coordination

  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Disease Management
  • Maintaining Health and Wellness



Behavioral Health Care

  • Therapy Services
  • Mental Health Medications
  • Substance Use Screening



Physical Health Care

  • Onsite Medical Care Clinic (If desired)
  • Work with your Primary Care Physician
  • Routine Health Screen
  • Specialty Care Referrals


Prevention & Wellness

  • Access to Wellness Education
  • Free Exercise and Nutrition Classes
  • Access to Jackson YMCA 
  • Health Coaching
  • Access to Social Activities


Resource Navigation

  • Navigation of community resources to:
    • Meet Basic Needs
    • Obtain & Maintain Benefits


What is Health Coaching?

Your health coach will check in with you regularly to:

  • Set and track your health goals
  • Assure you have the tools to get and stay healthy
  • Learn to make your treatment work better
  • Find ways to manage and prevent physical, mental and substance use related health conditions

Your Team

To enroll in HealthyMe, your first appointment may take about 45 minutes to an hour. Your Care Manager will meet with you to explain the HealthyMe services, check your vital signs and take your basic health history.
Next, your Care Manager will review your appointments to determine your next steps. Here are a few of the people that may be on your team. Not all of these services may apply.

  • Integrated Care Manager
  • Wellness Coach
  • Patient Care Manager
  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Therapist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Case Manager

Your Screenings

The process for enrollment in HealthyMe starts with getting some health screenings done. This will help us identify what your needs are so we can help you address them. We will also check in regularly to see how you improve over time. We will check:

  • Height
  • Weight
  • Waist Measurement
  • Blood Pressure
  • Breath Test For Smoking Status
  • Blood Glucose Test
  • Fasting Cholesterol Test
  • Outcomes Interview

Your Incentives

Do you need a little more incentive to keep on track with your goals?

We Understand! We are here to support you and help you reach your goals. We've got incentives to keep you on track. You can earn up to $60 in Grocery Store Gift Cards for completing each of these points along your path to recovery:

  • 1st HealthyMe Appointment
  • 6 Month HealthyMe Check Up
  • Annual Primary Care Doctor and/or Dentist Visit
  • Completing a Goal

Now you can buy those nutritious foods your wellness coach was talking about!

To register for the HealthyMe program please call LifeWays Community Mental Health at (517) 796-4540
or visit us at 1200 N. West Ave. Jackson, MI 49202.

Download these brochures for more info:

The HealthyMe Program is a partnership between: