Substance Use Alternatives
Turning to substances during any circumstances can cause permanent damage to your body. There many healthy alternatives you participate in whenever you need get an escape from reality.
Family & Friends
Having good people around you are good for your health. Family and friends can help you celebrate good times and provide support during bad times. Family and friends prevent isolation and loneliness and give you a chance to offer needed companionship, too. Friends can also increase your sense of belonging and purpose
Nature can help decrease your anxiety levels and can help lessen stress and feelings of anger. Exercise can also help this, but it's even better when you're outside. Regular access to green spaces has been linked to lower risks of depression and improved concentration and attention.
Regular physical activity can improve your muscle strength and boost your endurance. Exercise sends oxygen and nutrients to your tissues and helps your cardiovascular system work more efficiently. And when your heart and lung health improve, you have more energy to tackle daily chores.
These activities help us to improve the way we think, feel and behave. It also helps us to gain confidence, learn new skills and provide us with a sense of achievement. Arts and crafts encourage us to explore our creativity and imagination, allowing us to express ourselves in several different ways.