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This section has information for youth and young adults about health and health unit programs and services. Click on the links below for more information. 
  • Apps for physical activity and healthy eating: information on things to consider when choosing an app, suggested apps, and more
  • Healthy eating basics: information on portion sizes, label reading, healthy drink choices, and more
  • Types of physical activity: information on activities for endurance, strength, flexibility and more
  • Drug and alcohol use: information on low-risk drinking, preventing an overdose, needle exchange and more
  • LGBTT: information on resources and supports, gender and sexual orientation, gender expression and more
  • Sexual health: information on healthy relationships, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases (STI's) and more
  • Sports and recreation injuries: information on concussion prevention, safe return to play, off-road safety, safety on the water and more
  • Tobacco-free living: information on Leave the Pack Behind, Smoke-Free Movies, help for smokers who want to quit and more
  • NWHU Safe food handler course: information on a safe food handling course that can help in obtaining employment in the food service industry.
Public Health Question
  • Q:
    How much physical activity should I be getting?
    ​Adults aged 18-64 years should be physically active at a moderate to vigorous intensity for 150 minutes or more per week.  Canada’s Physical Activity guidelines also encourage muscle and bone strengthening exercise at least twice a week. Whatever...