Pilot program is in the works – Health in Perspective (HIP) geared toward 10 to 12 year olds looking for something to do this spring. It is a mentorship program to be offered to girls/boys as an after school program beginning in March 2008. It will run once a week for 10 weeks. Costs are $10 and include a tee shirt. The program will include lessons on stress, bullying, peer pressure, media messages, and responsible decisions regarding tobacco and more.
The basic goals of HIP are:
- Enhance social skills, self-esteem and confidence
- Build caring, positive relationships
- Promote positive behaviour change
- Say “no” to peer pressure regarding tobacco
- And have fun!
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