A Bear River Health Department class for youth, 14-19 years old, in Box Elder County. Be Proud! Be Responsible! students participate in 6 educational modules.

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Learn more about fun and educational activities that will  help you build healthy relationships and develop life skills to achieve educational/career success.  

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Resources Galore! Learn about community agencies that support and help you build healthy relationships, healthy life skills, and achieve educational/career success.

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July 2015
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Online Job Searches When searching for jobs online, be sure to include a parent, school counselor or other adult. If you decide to apply for a position you find online, run it by them first — and definitely involve an adult before going for an interview! Unfortunately, a tough economy can mean more online scams. Jobs to Avoid Some jobs just aren’t right for teens. Jobs that involve working alone late at night can increase the risk for muggings or […]

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Thinking about a summer job? As more people continue to compete for fewer openings, you’ll need to start looking early, do your research, and apply to more positions. So, it’s more important than ever to have a job search plan. What’s the Right Job for Me? To find a job that’s right for you, make a list of your interests and strengths, as well as your dislikes, and keep them in mind as you look for a job. For example, […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month with a focus on mental disorders, suicide prevention and getting help. A common problem is a lack of understanding about mental health, identifying the signs that someone is suffering, and linking to available resources. The first step is talking to a trusted adult, health care provider, school counselor, or other support. Some early warning signs and symptoms can include: – problems with concentration, memory, ability to think clearly – changes in eating or appetite […]

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Asthma, a lung disease, affects over 22 million people living in the United States, including 1 in 12 children. It causes 3 in 5 people living with asthma to limit their physical activity or miss days at school and work. Asthma is also expensive, costing the nation $56 billion each year. On World Asthma Day (Tuesday, May 5) and throughout May, people with asthma and organizations dedicated to asthma control and education join together to increase awareness about asthma and […]

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When the weather turns warm, everyone wants to be in or around the water. Hanging out at the pool or the beach on a hot day is a great way to beat the heat. Between having fun and checking out the lifeguards, most people don’t think much about water safety — but they should. For people between the ages of 5 and 24, drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. […]

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Everyone has his or her own unique personality and background. This influences the way we talk, react, and interact with others. Understanding and accepting this helps us enjoy our interesting world! Teasing can be playful and fun, when it is done in a friendly manner, but when another person shows aggressive behavior that makes you feel powerless, unsafe, or targeted, it is not ok. When this behavior is repeated – it is bullying. While it’s important to be tolerant, there […]

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This project is sponsored by the Bear River Health Department and supported in part by the Personal Responsibility Education Program from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families.