Health & Personal Wellness
This one-semester comprehensive health course provides students with essential knowledge and decision-making skills for a healthy lifestyle. Students will analyze aspects of emotional, social, and physical health and how these realms of health influence each other. Students will apply principles of health and wellness to their own lives. In addition, they will study behavior change and set goals to work on throughout the semester. Other topics of study include substance abuse, safety and injury prevention, environmental health, and consumer health. Unit 1: Holistic Health; What is Health? Decision-Making Skills. Unit 2: Mental Health; Mental Health Coping Skills, Stress & Time Management. Unit 3: Social Health; Healthy Relationships, Communication. Unit 4: Physical Health; Physical Wellness, Nutrition, Reproductive Health. Unit 5: Diseases & Drugs; Disease Transmission & Prevention, Drugs & Alcohol. Unit 6: Health & Safety; Consumer & Environmental Wellness, Safety & Injury Prevention. Unit 7: Health Interventions; Health Behavior Interventions.