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HEALInG program, healthy eating activities (and) lifestyles (for) Indigenous groups

 

Overview

Relating to an existing Queensland weight loss program for Aboriginal women, this 10 week program has been designed to provide realistic and practical information for women facing social, emotional and financial difficulties and to support in taking control of their lives and making positive lifestyle changes.

The program is presented in a culturally appropriate manner and consists of 3 components: healthy activities, healthy eating and healthy lifestyles.

Contacts

Health Promotion Unit
Population Health, Planning & Performance
North Coast Area Health Service
PO Box 498
Lismore NSW 2480
Ph:(02)6620 7500
Fax:(02)6622 2151

Related publications

Healing program resources: Healthy eating activities Lifestyles for Indigenous groups (2005)

Northern Rivers Area Health Service

The Healthy Eating Activities (and) Lifestyles (for) Indigenous Groups (HEALInG) program is an Indigenous-spedific program designed to provide practical information for women facing social, emotional and financial difficulties. It is designed to provide support to these women in making positive lifestyle changes and taking control of their lives. The program focuses on healthy activies, healthy eating, and healthy lifestyles and also provides information on understanding self esteem, goal setting and overcoming life barriers.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Evaluated publications

Zask A, Rogers L, Dietrich U (2007)

HEALInG program evaluation report: 2003-2004.

Lismore, NSW: North Coast Area Health Service, New South Wales Department of Health

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Last updated: 16 December 2013
 
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