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Community Resources

  1. Identify resources and support systems for the physical dimension of health and well-being for yourself and others. 

Gyms and health centres are support systems for the physical dimension. At these places, there are personal trainers that encourage you to become physically well. They can help guide, and motivate you to become healthy. Some examples would be GoodLife Fitness and World Health Calgary

  1. Identify resources and support systems for the emotional dimension of health and well-being for yourself and others. 

For support systems for the emotional dimension, there are psychiatrists and therapists. Psychiatrists help you deal with your mental illnesses, which should help your emotional dimension. Therapists help you deal with your emotions, and provide counselling and advice. You can find them at https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/state/AB/Calgary.html.

  1. Identify resources and support systems for the spiritual dimension of health and well-being for yourself and others. 

Youth groups and small groups at churches can be great support systems for the spiritual dimension. They can provide support to you in difficult times, as well as teach you more about God, and help you work through your questions about your faith. They can be found in most churches.

  1. Identify resources and support systems for the social dimension of health and well-being for yourself and others.

Your friends and family can provide support for the social dimension of health. They can give you good advice, and being with them can strengthen your social dimension of health.

  1. Identify resources and support systems for the intellectual dimension of health and well-being for yourself and others. 

Study groups are good support systems for the intellectual dimension of health. They provide the space for students to learn and work on their intellectual skills, while also giving them the resources to help them when they get stuck. 

  1. Identify resources and support systems for the vocational dimension of health and well-being for yourself and others. 

Many schools have career counseling teacher that can be great resources for the vocational dimension of life. They can help you get into programs that could help you find a job in the future, and give you advice about finding jobs that a right for you.

  1. Identify support systems and resources for unhealthy relationships. Describe strategies for contacting/using them.

Your parents and teachers at your school can be good resources for unhealthy relationships. They have probably been in one, or known someone who was, so they will be able to give good advice to you. Or you could use the kids help line for extra help.