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Group Name: The Anne Johnston Health Station – Teens Cooking with Body and Mind (BAM)

Description: The Anne Johnston Health Station (AJHS) is a not-for-profit community health centre providing a wide range of programs and services that promote the health and well-being of youth, seniors and people with physical disabilities. They are a fully accessible barrier free environment. All of our programs and services are confidential and free of charge and include primary health care, disease prevention, health promotion and community development. We believe that health is a resource for life and that many things – education, housing, gender, access to health services, our sense of being included or excluded from society, employment, etc. – impact on our health. Health isn’t just about not being sick, it is about being able to make choices and live into them. It’s about having a voice in our community. They are guided by our mission, vision and values. The Anne Johnston Health Station is governed by a Board of Directors elected from our membership.

Learn how to prepare quick and healthy meals with our registered dietitian while talking about issues that impact youth. Focus on healthy decision making and raising awareness about health related topics. Create displays, bulletin boards, brochures and other materials to educate youth about the impact of poverty on health, stress, relationships, body image, substance use, etc. This program includes Peer Leadership opportunities. Participate and earn up to 10 community involvement hours. *** Interested participants must register prior to attending – this is not a drop-in class. Youth who live, work or go to school in the area bound by Highway 401 to Bloor Street and Bathurst Avenue to Bayview Avenue are eligible to register.

Where: 2398 Yonge Street | Toronto, ON M4P 2H4

When: 7 weeks, beginning Wednesday March 25, 2015 – Wednesday May 6, 2015. Time: 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Contact: Beatrice Raposo 416-486-8666 Ext. 255 | beatricer@ajhs.ca | www.ajhs.ca

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