Presentation on theme: "TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR HEALTH"— Presentation transcript:
1 TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR HEALTH LESSON 1TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR HEALTH
2 Health status– condition of person’s body, mind, emotions & relationships10 factors that affect a person’s health statusHeredity, environment, random events, health care, behaviors & situations, relationships, decisions, resistance skills, risks & resilient.
3 HeredityPassing of characteristics from biological parents to their childrenProtective factor – increases the chance of a positive outcomeRisk factor – increases chance of a negative outcome
4 Environment Everything around a person. Air you breathe, water you drink & place you liveMay produce a positive protective factor or negative risk factor
5 Random EventAn event in which a person has little or no control over
6 Health CareProfessional medical and dental help that promotes a person’s healthThe kind of health care and the way you use it affects your health status
7 Behaviors & Situations Healthful behavior choice – promotes health, prevents injury, illness & premature death, improves the quality of the environment (Seat belts, exercising regularly, proper foods)Risk behavior choice – threatens health, may cause injury, illness early death, destroys the environment (smoking, drugs)
8 Risk Behaviors Behaviors that result in unintentional injuries Tobacco, alcohol, and/ or drug usePoor diet choices & activity choicesSexual risks of HIV & STD’s
9 6 Risk Behaviors in Teens Behaviors that result in unintentional and intentional injuriesTobacco useAlcohol and drug useSexual behaviors resulting in HIV or STD’sDiet choices that contribute to diseaseLack of physical activity
10 Relationships:Healthy relationships are free of violence &/or drug misuse, promotes self-respect & encourages good healthHarmful relationships includes violence &/or drug misuse, lowers self-respect & interferes with health
11 Decisions: Your decisions you make affect your health status Responsible decisions – promote health, protect safety, follows laws, self respect for you & others, & follows guidelinesWrong decisions - opposite
12 Resistance Skills:These are skills that help a person say “NO” to an action or to leave a situation.Dealing with pressure from peers.Responsible decisions when others are pressuring you to make a wrong decision.
13 Risk-Taking:Risk- a chance that a person takes that has an unknown outcomeCalculated risk – chances taking after careful consideration of possible outcomesUnnecessary risk – taking chances after weighing risks
14 Resiliency:Ability to adjust, recover, bounce back and learn from difficult timesAble to make quick adjustments to difficult situationsYou don’t let tough times interfere with your goals and dreamsLearn from mistakes
15 You Are Responsible for Your Health: Quality of life – the degree in which a person lives life to the fullest capacityWellness – the quality of life that results from a person’s health status
16 Wellness Scale:Scale that shows the ranges of the quality of lifeOptimal to Premature DeathThe more positive factors you have the greater your optimal wellness
17 Communication is effective Self directed learning Health literate person is skilled in:Communication is effectiveSelf directed learningAble to problem solveResponsible citizen
18 Communication – expressing ideas & beliefs concerning health knowledge Self Directed Learning – gathering, keeping up to date and using health related information
19 Problem Solving – evaluating the facts, examining possible outcomes before making decisions Responsible citizenship – behaving in ways to make home, school, community a better place
20 A person who promotes health Health AdvocateA person who promotes health
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