ParticipACTION offers extensive documentation, tools and resources related to physical activity. Access their file sharing portal to download everything from posters to guidelines, and everything in between! Make sure to browse through their Research tab for articles, stats and reports, and to keep an eye on their Webinars Series tab for upcoming online seminars on a variety of subjects.
This program has been created to provide elementary teachers with a resource to use with their class, which promotes the participation in physical activity. These activities can be easily photocopied and sent home with the students so that they can enjoy them with the support and guidance of family members and friends.
- Heart and Stroke Foundation
This free program is organized around 4 central steps: Get Psyched, Get Smart, Get Support, Get On With It. The handbook will help you learn about why you smoke, and how to quit and not start again.
- Health Canada
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the recreation and parks field by broadening the knowledge and experience base of its members and by advocating for the value and benefit of leisure and recreation opportunities for all people. The organization provides educational opportunities, offers resource materials, distributes a broad range of information through its publications, and acts as a voice for the recreation and parks movement in New Brunswick.
- Recreation NB
Across New Brunswick, there are Regional Wellness Consultants that act as connectors and facilitators to help communities, families, organizations, schools and workplaces enhance their wellness. No matter what aspect of wellness you are working on, they can help guide you to the right resource and offer financial support. This map will help you identify which Regional Wellness Consultant covers your region and provides contact information for each of them.
- New Brunswick Department of Social Development - Wellness Branch
School Travel Planning is a comprehensive process designed to increase local ownership of Active & Safe Routes to School by engaging stakeholders that include school boards, municipal transportation planners and engineers, public health, police, parents, students and school staff. School Travel Planning undertakes research to assess the barriers to active school travel and uses this knowledge to develop and implement action plans.
- Active and Safe Routes to School
Smokers’ Helpline has proven, free and personalized tools to help you quit successfully. They provide both telephone counselling by dialing 1-877- 513-5333, and online services at http://smokershelpline.ca/how-to-get-help?section=1
- Canadian Cancer Society
A printable brochure with information about the services offered to people trying to quit smoking, with facts about the benefits of quitting.
- NB Anti-Tobacco Coallition
This website provides programs, services, advocacy materials and an extensive sports directory in New Brunswick.
- Sport NB
Stories spark emotion and inspiration for all of us. The Wellness Movement’s new theme, “Start Your Story”, highlights wellness stories from New Brunswick individuals, families, community groups, schools and workplaces around the province to motivate people to take action to enhance their wellness and the wellness of those around them. Find inspiration in these stories, use them to inspire people in your community, and invite those who are already on their wellness journey to share their own!
- The Wellness Movement