Social health supports your total health
When you think about health, you might think of doctor visits and medicine. But what about access to healthy food? Or a safe place to live? Good health requires more than just health care. You need to be supported in mind, body, and spirit.
Understanding social health
There are 3 elements that support your total health — and they’re all connected. Physical health is the health of your body. Mental health is the health of your mind. Social health is being able to take care of your basic needs — having a safe place to live, nutritious food, and positive relationships.
At Kaiser Permanente, we know these things are an important part of improving the total health of our members. You can count on us to connect you to the social health resources you need to live well and thrive.
Need Help? Call Thrive Local Connections
If you need support, we’re here to help. Thrive Local Connections is dedicated to connecting you to social services in your community. You’ll talk to a specialist who will help you find community resources in your area.
Get started by calling 1-800-443-6328 (TTY 711), Mondaythrough Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in your time zone.