Develop Habits Now That Will Make A Positive Difference In Your Life

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*Headaches, stomachaches, and other annoying health problems are not medical emergencies and may be avoided by taking care of you.


*Eat a healthy diet and regular meals- ( more vegetables, fruit, and whole grains and take a multivitamin daily.


*Engage in regular exercise- Find a fun activity (i.e. dance) and spend time (recommended 30- 60 min/day) doing it.


*Follow a regular sleep schedule* (8-9 hours of sleep per night is recommended)


*Wash your hands (use hand sanitizer) frequently and especially after using the bathroom and before eating


* Showering/bathing every day and wearing clean clothes each day, using deodorant, brushing /flossing your teeth, and keeping your fingernails clean


*Always wear your seat belt


*If there is a gun or dangerous tools or substances in your home keep them locked up or get rid of them.


*Avoid smoking any substance and avoid breathing second hand smoke


*Don’t take any drugs or medications unless they are prescribed by your doctor- for you

                                          All medicines/drugs have side effects which may be harmful to you!


*Don’t drive if you don’t have a license or if taking any medications/ drugs. Don’t get in a car with someone who has taken drugs or alcohol.


*Choose your friends carefully. Only you can decide if you want to go along or not


*If you feel like hurting yourself of others, talk to a trusted adult. If you feel sad, worried, hopeless, or confused confide in a trusted adult.

Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem!


*Don’t swim, hike, run or walk alone. Wear and carry protective/safety gear


* If you choose to engage in sexual activity ~ protect yourself    (If you fail to plan, you plan to fail)


*If you feel you shouldn’t be doing something or shouldn’t be somewhere

Pay attention. , Stop, and Leave!


*Experience may be the best teacher but not if it costs you your life!


*You are responsible for your decisions and behavior- Take accountability!