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 like the ones we have listed.

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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.

Click on the video to start.

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

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