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Winship at the Y

All cancer survivors are welcome. You do not have to be a Winship patient to participate.

The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and the YMCA of Metro Atlanta are proud to introduce Winship at the Y. It includes THE COACH APPROACH®, a free support program at 18 local YMCA's where wellness coaches work with cancer survivors to address their individual needs concerning nutrition and physical activity.
 
In addition to the physical benefits, exercise may provide many psychological and emotional including increasing socialization, confidence building and coping with anxiety during and after treatment. Many studies have also demonstrated that physically active cancer survivors have a lower risk of cancer recurrence and improved survival.*
 
*Mater, J,Thompson R, Jacggi S, et al.:Walk on the Bright Side-Physical Activity and Effect on Major Depressive Disorders;Journal of Abnormal Psychology 1;21(2):297-308; May 2012
 
To enroll and receive a referral to a wellness coach or to learn more about Winship at the Y, please contact us at survivorship@emoryhealthcare.org or call 404-778-0572.

View YMCA Locations offering Winship at the Y.