Celebrating Families

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How Halton professionals help families adapt to challenges

At the Our Kids Network Annual Meeting last November  we celebrated families. The Halton professionals who attended the event shared their stories about successes and challenges in supporting families to be strong and resilient. They talked about building Family Assets®, explored survey results from the *Halton Youth Parent Survey and told us how their agencies are working to help families adapt to challenges.

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5 important facts about the health and wellbeing of our youth

  1. We’re not meeting Canadian physical activity guidelines – and we know we can do better
  • Heard the latest catchphrase “sitting is the new smoking”? What this really means is that physical inactivity is linked to serious health problems like high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes and even our mental health

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