DADS IN GEAR

INDIGENOUS

A PROGRAM for MEN who want to be INVOLVED,
HEALTHY and SMOKE FREE DADS

Sample some of the DIG program activities on this website
Try a quiz….test some tips…watch a video

WANT TO BRING DADS IN GEAR INDIGENOUS
TO YOUR COMMUNITY?

BEING A DAD

The more dads are involved with their kids, the easier it is to stop smoking. Dads’ positive involvement is a key factor in their kids’ healthy development.

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BEING A HEALTHY DAD

Physical activity and healthy eating are excellent ways for dads to reduce their stress, model healthy habits for their kids, and increase their success in stopping smoking.

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BEING A SMOKE FREE DAD

It is much easier for dads to stop smoking successfully when they have tools and strategies to support their efforts.

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Watch the video “One Drum: Connecting Strength and Celebration”, to discover David Archie’s beliefs and the important messages he has for other Indigenous dads.

While you are watching, think about what traditions you and your family practice and why.

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Daily Tips to become an involved, healthy and smoke free dad.

  • Quench Your Thirst
  • Spend Time
  • Benefit of Playtime
  • Smoking Triggers
  • Know Your Reasons
  • Are You Ready
  • Run for Your Life
  • Read to Succeed
  • Eating Healthy
  • Positive Role Model
  • Health Tour
  • Laugh it Off
  • Value of Quality Time
  • Drink Up
  • Learn and Grow
  • Second hand Smoke
  • Beat the Crave
  • For the Health of It
  • Harvest Traditional Foods
  • Enjoy a Family Meal