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.

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