Staying Healthy
What can you do to ensure a long and healthy life?

Staying well is a challenge we face throughout our lives. Developing good habits while you are young is the best way to live a longer, healthier life. How can you help your peers learn how to eat healthy food, get enough exercise, prevent injuries, avoid illness, manage chronic conditions, deal with emotional issues, and support research into new treatments and cures for disease?

Did you know...
  • More than 1 in 3 American children and teens are overweight?
  • 3.5 million young people are injured playing sports every year?
  • Experts recommend that teens get 60 minutes of exercise every day?
  • Depression is the third leading cause of death for people 15-24?
  • Boys and girls are equally likely to suffer from an eating disorder?
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Staying Well
 
How can you help?
Raise Funds for organizations that help promote health and wellness.
Help Kids in your area become more active and health-wise.
Increase Awareness of health risks and prevention strategies.
Advocate for policies to improve and protect our health.
Organizations & Resources

These organizations are trying to help kids stay well:

 


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