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Queensland Health Tropical Public Health Unit
Dr Edward Koch Foundation
Living strong is a healthy lifestyle group-based program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The Living strong program encourages participants to seek a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and physical activity and teaches them life skills to be able to do this in their daily lives.
The Living strong facilitators' manual and CD is a step by step guide to running the Living strong program at a community level. It includes Powerpoint presentations of each of the Living strong workshop flipcharts including:
Living strong is designed to be delivered by health staff such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and staff in Community Health Services as well as in non-government health services.
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The manual is a step by step guide to running the program, and the CD can be used to present each workshop directly to a group (using a data projector), or you can print the flips to use as overhead transparencies or handouts.
For information about this resource
Advanced Health Promotion Officer
Division of the Chief Health Officer
Queensland Department of Health
P O Box 2368
Fortitude Valley BC
Brisbane QLD 4006
Ph: (07) 3328 9262
Fax: (07) 3328 9296