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Health Links™ is a nonprofit initiative spearheaded by the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health. We collaborate with employers to build a culture of health and safety in the workplace. We assess organizations’ policies and programs; offer evidence-based recommendations in one-on-one advising sessions; connect employers with local resources; and certify qualifying employers as Healthy Businesses.

 

Worksite Wellness News in Colorado

July 4, 2017

Integrate, not balance, to enjoy work and life

Grand Junction, Colorado

We have all been encouraged to seek "work-life balance." However, instead of struggling for balance, why not embrace "work-life integration?" By accounting for the way work and life intertwine, employers can take steps to foster integration and, as a result, increase productivity, reduce turnover, and improve morale.

June 13, 2017

Why a Family-Friendly Approach Is Good For Employers and Employees

Colorado

Earlier this year, we launched the Family-Friendly Workplace Assessment (FF+), in partnership with Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment with support from WorkLife Partnership, to help businesses create a culture in which both employees and their families are supported. We asked David Shapiro, business relations manager at EPIC and speaker at our upcoming event, Celebrating Colorado’s Places to Work, why he is passionate about this topic, as a leader in his organization and personally, as an employee.

May 29, 2017

Natural approach at work bolster productivity

Grand Junction, Colorado

Research shows that our environment affects our stress levels, mood, and overall well-being. Natural settings allow our brains to rest, improving mental capacity and resilience. To cultivate a healthy and productive workplace, consider bringing some nature into the office and encouraging employees to spend more time outdoors.