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Youth in Transition Toolkit:


In(ter)dependent living

Healthy living


Is the youth prepared to manage their mental and physical health?

Well-being includes maintaining a healthy lifestyle, seeking medical care, managing medications and staying physically active. For some people, well-being also includes spirituality.

  • Awareness: Understand basic well-being concepts.
  • Exploration: Identify personal strengths, preferences, interests and needs related to well-being.
  • Preparation: Practice well-being skills at home, school and in the community.
  • Implementation: Use well-being skills at home, school and in the community.

Workplace readiness training

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LEARN: Develop your knowledge

Learn how to support youth in exploring well-being.

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DO: Work with youth

Find resources to help youth explore well-being.

To help youth identify their vision for a healthy life, use the following tools from Charting the LifeCourse's healthy living portfolio:

Integrated supports star for healthy living (PDF) page
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