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About: kristen.long@wegohealth.com

Kristen Long
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Kristen Long is the Associate Director of the WEGO Health Network, a mental health patient advocate, a yoga teacher and a Body Project facilitator. Her own health experiences have ignited a passion for bridging the gap in healthcare.

She loves exploring the great outdoors and considers herself a nervous system fanatic. She's passionate about introducing somatic experience to those struggling with trauma, PTSD and anxiety.

Posts by kristen.long@wegohealth.com:

Workshop: Getting Your Health Writing Published

Do you want to see your writing in magazines? Would you like to receive a check for what you write? If your goal is to share your patient leader lessons and get paid for them, this is the workshop for you. In this webinar replay, patient leader and freelance writer Rebecca Chamaa and writing instructor…

Health Equity For All: Why it Matters & How to Take Action

As patient leaders, it’s impossible to represent our communities without understanding and promoting health equity for all members. Ensuring that every patient has the chance to access and receive the care, support, and resources they need to navigate their health is an essential part of patient advocacy. While Minority Health Month may have been in…

Patient Panel | Mental Health Post-Pandemic

How has navigating COVID-19 impacted your own or your loved ones’ mental health? As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, WEGO Health dives deeper into addressing mental health post-pandemic and how we can come together as a community to improve resources and support. In this patient panel, we sit down with patient leaders Natasha Tracy…

Patient Panel | Speaking Up About Men’s Health

Men should feel comfortable talking about their health, but many aren’t. In this patient panel, we explore the importance of overcoming the stigma men face when it comes to opening up about what they’re going through as well as what we can do to support the men in our lives. You’ll hear from Lupus patient…

How Our Health Community Can Improve Systemic Racism

Looking to better understand how you can fight racism and disparities within the health space? In this webinar replay, hosted by patient leader Monique Gore-Massy, you’ll gain a historical perspective on how current gaps in the US healthcare system came to exist. More importantly, you’ll walk away with actionable items for how you can continue…
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