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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May 2016
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Check out the following link for tips to increase your physical fitness, protect your health and prevent injuries!

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Simple distractions can cause serious outcomes! Driving Distractions – 3,179 people lost their lives in 2014 due to distractions while driving. There are 3 types of distractions that can effect how we operate a vehicle: 1. Cognitive – brain focused on the task of driving 2. Visual – eyes on the road, watching for potential hazards, so we can react quickly 3. Manual – hands on the wheel, so we can operate the vehicle safely Eating, changing music, reading and […]

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The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center has created the following tips to overcome bullying: 1. Talk to your parents or an adult you can trust, such as a teacher, school counselor, or principal. Many teens who are targets of bullies do not talk to adults because they feel embarrassed, ashamed, or fearful, and they believe they should be able to handle the problem on their own. Others believe that involving adults will only make the situation worse. While in […]

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This time of year can be a bit rough with grey skies one day and the tease of Spring another day. Unfortunately, some people experience bouts of depression. According to Teenshealth.org, if you feel depressed, it’s best to do something about it — depression doesn’t just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things Teenshealth.org suggests you can do to feel better. 1. Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute […]

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This time of year is filled with articles, blogs, apps to help people restrict calories and to increase physical activity. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is very important for good health, at any age. A note of caution for teen athletes…taking into account that your bodies are still growing and developing, it is critical to get adequate nutrition and calories. Click here for more words of advice […]

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Generally, we are our own worst critic. Time to stop that! Here are some tips to help us love and accept ourselves more instead of pulling ourselves down. If you cant say (think) something nice… Don’t dwell on negative thoughts about yourself – define who you want to be and use positive self talk to encourage yourself – Be your own cheerleader! Focus on the good… When insecurities surface, note the things you are good at and the strong abilities […]

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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.