Stay healthy

The Academy helps members pursue goals within the 8 dimensions of wellness

At the Academy, members and staff are focused on healthy lifestyles that incorporate the 8 Dimensions of Wellness, as identified by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA): Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Intellectual, Occupational, Physical, Social, and Spiritual.

Each member develops an individual goal plan based on the 8 Dimensions of Wellness.

Emotional

Emotional

Members have the opportunity to strengthen their coping skills, experience improved personal relationships and achieve greater stability. Our work-ordered day and social programming are designed to focus on member strengths, talents and abilities.

Environmental

Environmental

Members enjoy a calming ambiance at the Academy, which is custom-designed with natural light and pleasant color schemes. Gardening is available on a daily basis. Members also have the opportunity to acquire dignified and/or improved housing with one of the Academy’s housing partners.

Financial

Financial

Members develop financial literacy, learn budgeting skills and achieve greater financial independence. Members who choose an employment path reduce their dependence on public benefits and develop greater self-sufficiency.

Intellectual

Intellectual

Members reawaken their creativity and mental potential by participating in the Academy’s vocational training areas. Cutting edge technology, industry standard equipment and challenging responsibilities are available to all members.

Occupational

Occupational

Members find purpose during our work-ordered day, build stamina and develop skills. Although not a requirement, career options are available through our Transitional and Supported Employment programs.

Physical

Physical

Members improve their physical health through nutrition and exercise. The Academy offers a nutritious daily lunch and a range of wellness activities including smoking cessation, exercise and stretching classes.

Social

Social

Members have the opportunity to make friends at their own pace and develop a social support network. This happens through interaction in the Academy’s work-ordered as well our evening, weekend and holiday programming.

Spiritual

Spiritual

Members engage in service projects with each other and in the Sarasota community, providing a greater sense of purpose and fulfillment in life. Afternoon wellness programs include tai chi, meditation, yoga, stress management and other mind-body practices.

You're invited!

Stop by and see what we're all about

We welcome you to come take a tour of the Academy. See the teams in action and enjoy a healthy lunch prepared onsite. To better accommodate you, appointments are preferred.

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Sarasota Campus

1910 Glengary St.
Sarasota, FL 34231
(941) 921-9930

Bradenton Campus

601 12th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 921-9930

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The Academy at Glengary, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The Academy at Glengary is registered with the state of Florida (CH56160). A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services at www.fdacs.gov/ConsumerServices or by calling toll-free 800-435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

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