Program Benefits

This program was amazing. It helped a lot in helping to make healthy living choices “little by little”. I don’t want it to end. Everyone in the group group was amazing.

Our evaluation findings indicate that families who participate in Generation Health Clinic benefit in the following areas:

Mental Health
Mental Health
  • Improved emotional well-being for children and teens
  • Increased sense of family connection
  • Supportive family relationships
  • Strategies to manage stress and worry
Sense of Community and Connection
Sense of Community and Connection
  • Opportunities to learn from and share with other families in a small group format
  • New friendships and connections
  • Sense of belonging
  • More family meals
  • Increased vegetable consumption
  • Decreased sugary drink consumption
  • Understanding of label reading, and social, cultural, economic, and physical factors related to food choices
  • Strategies for meal planning, cooking, and eating together
  • Awareness of hunger and fullness cues and improved relationship with food
Active Living
Active Living
  • Awareness of the benefits of physical activity
  • More confidence in being physically active
  • Participation in physical activity in a supportive and fun environment
  • Practical strategies to reduce screen time
  • Less sedentary behaviours, including reduced screen time
  • Awareness of the benefits of quality sleep
  • Practical strategies to develop healthy sleep habits
Supporting and Sustaining Change
Supporting and Sustaining Change
  • Understanding of effective goal-setting and the importance of achievable weekly goals
  • Supportive parenting approaches and practical limit-setting skills for parents
  • Opportunity to practice skills at home weekly with support from group facilitators
Awesome program for teens and families. We learned a lot about different aspects of health and emotional well-being.  Helped me understand my teen a little better, learned they have their own struggles in school and with friends.

Generation Health delivers programs to families across British Columbia, on the territories of many distinct First Nations. We are grateful to all the First Nations who have cared for and nurtured the lands and waters around us for all time. We acknowledge the rights, interests, priorities, and concerns of all Indigenous Peoples - First Nations, Métis, and Inuit - respecting and acknowledging their distinct cultures, histories, rights, laws, and governments.