EAPA International - The Employee Assistance Professional Association
The Global Voice of Employee Assistance. The Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) is the world’s largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals. With members in over 40 countries around the globe, EAPA is the world’s most relied upon source of information and support for and about the employee assistance profession.
The National Wellness Institute
The National Wellness Institute (NWI) is the leader in providing professional development and engagement opportunities that support individuals from a variety of disciplines in promoting whole-person wellness. At the core of NWI’s offerings is a six-dimensional model of wellness. NWI's vision: Promote the understanding of the dynamic factors that contribute to health and well-being as they emerge through research and practice, and the sharing and development of strategies to positively influence those factors that support a worldwide population with healthy, balanced lifestyles. We invite you to join us in realizing this vision.
Six Dimensions of Wellness
Developed by Dr. Bill Hettler, co-founder of the National Wellness Institute (NWI), this interdependent model, commonly referred to as the Six Dimensions of Wellness, provides the categories from which NWI derives its resources and services.
To download a pdf handout about the Six Dimensions of Wellness, click here.
Definition of Wellness
The term wellness has been applied in many ways. Although there might be different views on what wellness encompasses, the National Wellness Institute--along with the help of leaders in health and wellness--shared many interpretations and models of wellness.
Through this discussion, there appears to be general agreement that: