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Health

Health and wellness is the rising star in national popularity.  For the past five years more and more opportunities have showcased the importance of healthy eating, losing weight, and making positive choices to better your emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing. 

Young people running up a snow hill

When youth become adults, the FREEDOM of not being told what to do can be exciting! However, taking care of yourself is very important in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Healthy Tips:

  • Get adequate rest
  • Eat three meals per day
  • Exercise a few days per week
  • Schedule a dental apt each year
  • Go to the doctor when you are sick
  • Read self-help books
  • Socialize with family and friends

Keep your body energized, your mind focused, and your emotions balanced to aid in managing your own health.  

Helpful Links:

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Healthy Steps
600 E. Boulevard Avenue #325
Bismarck, ND 58505-0250
1-877-KIDSNOW (1-877-543-7669)

Dakota Center For Independent Living
Bismarck Phone: (701) 222-3636
Dickinson Phone: (701) 483-4363
Toll Free: (800) 489-5013
dcil@dakotacil.org

Food Pantry
http://www.communityservices.nd.gov/uploads/resources/385/fdpantry-updated-102209.pdf

Freedom Resource Center For Independent Living Female Brushing Her Teeth
Fargo: (701) 478-0459
Jamestown: (701) 252-4693
Toll Free: (800) 450-0459
freedom@freedomrc.org

Independence, Inc. Center For Independent Living
Minot Phone: (701) 839-4724
TTY: (701) 839-6561
Toll Free: (800) 377-5114
agency@independencecil.org

ND Diabetes Prevention & Control Program
ND Department of Health
600 E Boulevard Ave Dept 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
www.diabetesnd.org/

ND Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
1237 W. Divide Ave. Suite 1B
Bismarck, ND 58501
701-328-8950
Toll Free: 800-755-2745
http://www.nd.gov/dhs/dvr/

Nutrition
http://www.healthreserve.com/nutrition/daily_servings.htm
http://www.lifeclinic.com/focus/nutrition/food-pyramid.asp
http://www.nutrition.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=11&tax_level=1

Options Resource Center For Independent Living
East Grand Forks, MN: 218-773-6100
Toll Free: (800) 726-3692
options@myoptions.info

Public Health - http://www.publichealth.org/resources/ 

U.S. Food & Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov/
 
YMCA
Bismarck- http://www.bismarckymca.org/
Grand Forks- http://gfymca.org/home/
Fargo- http://ymcacassclay.org/
Jamestown- http://jamestownndymca.org/ 
Minot- http://ymcaminot.org/