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Personal Safety
Understanding the effects of activities and lifestyle choices on your youth's health.

Tips and Links

Activities For Youth

What Are My Activity RestrictionsWhy ExerciseDesign Your Own Exercise RoutineI am Bored – There is Nothing to Do!

Tips and Links

  • Healthy eating is important for everyone – check out Canada’s Food Guide.
  • Just TRAC it! List food allergies and special diet considerations in Notes app on phone or tablet.
  • For general questions about food, supplements or eating habits, email a Dietician at HealthLink BC.
  • For certain conditions (deteriorating health, immune suppressed, severe weight/muscle loss) a Monthly Nutritional Supplement benefit may be available.
  • MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It!) is a FREE, fun healthy lifestyle program for families with children ages 7-13 years.


Activities For Youth

Be True to YourselfHealthy Eating
 

Tips and Links

  • Find out how different drugs and alcohol interact with medications at DrugCocktails.ca
  • Remember that herbal remedies can also interact with medications – check for any interaction with your physician or pharmacist.
  • Be aware of youth’s use of medications, amount taken, overuse, or sharing drugs with others.
  • For information on quitting smoking, check out QuitNow.ca.
  • Be aware of the concerns and dangers of e-cigarettes.

Activities For Youth

How to Talk to Your PharmacistKids Help Phone – You Are Not Alone!Medications DO NOT Mix!The Truth about Smoking
 

Tips and Links

Activities For Families

​​Driver Education for Youth with Disabilities
GF Strong Driver Rehab ProgramGetting Your Learners License and More!


Activities For Youth

Driving Yet?
 

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