SAMHSA’s Eight Dimensions of Wellness is a cornerstone of Choose Health®, encouraging a balanced and healthy lifestyle. SAMHSA’s 8 dimension holistic approach ensures all physical health, behavioral health, social, and environmental needs are addressed to help our communities. Often, people associate health and wellness with the physical aspect of health, while this is an important factor, health and wellness requires a whole person approach for optimal benefits. The 8 sides of wellness are: emotional, environmental, intellectual, physical, occupational, spiritual, financial, and social. Click on the links below to learn more about how to pursue each aspect of wellness.