Welcome to the TDCJ
Wellness Initiative Now
Wellness Initiative Now is the wellness program for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. It was implemented to promote personal well-being, fitness, and nutrition for all TDCJ employees.
Healthy Alternative Tidbit
When shopping, choose the reduced or low-fat version of a food if possible; and limit fast foods, chips, pastries, pies, etc.
2015 Chairman's Fitness Challenge
View additional information about the 2015 Chairman's Fitness Challenge for TDCJ and Windham employees, “From Touchdown to the World Series”.
October is National Dental Hygiene Month
BRUSH TWICE A DAY – FLOSS – RINSE WITH MOUTHWASH – CHEW SUGAR-FREE GUM!
These are things recommended by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association to help you maintain good oral health.
Always brush two minutes, two times a day, every day. Research shows this is the most important method for reducing plaque and preventing cavities, gingivitis and other plaque-related diseases.
Floss daily to remove plaque and food particles that your toothbrush misses.
Rinse your mouth with an anti-microbial mouth wash every day. This helps to prevent gum disease. Talk to your dentist or dental hygienist about which mouth wash is best for you.
Chewing sugar-free gum after eating can help fight tooth decay. Chewing gum stimulates saliva which washes away food particles and helps fight cavities.
Follow these four guidelines, along with regular visits to your dentist, to keep your teeth and gums healthy for many years to come.
Physical Activity Guidelines
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released new physical activity guidelines for Americans.
Commit for Life
The Human Resources Division receives a "Path for Success" award from the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center.
Balancing Work and Family