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Health

Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well being

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Wellness

State of well-being or balanced health over a longer period of time

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Mind-body Connection

How your emotions affect your physical and overall health and how your overall health affects your emotions

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Reliable

Trustworthy and dependable

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Stress

The body's response to real or imagined dangers and other life events

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Stress Management

Identifying sources of stress and learning how to handle them in ways that promote good mental/emotional health

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Interpersonal Communication

The sharing of thoughts and feelings with other people

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Refusal Skills

Ways to say NO effectively

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Conflict

A disagreement between people of opposing viewpoints, interests, or needs

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Conflict-resolution Skills

Having the ability to end a disagreement or keep it from becoming a larger conflict

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Advocacy

Taking action in support of a cause

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Heredity

The passing of traits from parents to their biological children

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Environment

All living and nonliving things around you

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Cultural Background

The beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people

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Evaluate

Determine the quality of

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Risk

The chance that something harmful may happen to your health and wellness

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Risk Behaviors

Actions or choices that may harm you or others

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Consequences

Results of actions

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Cumulative Risk

When one risk factor adds to another to increase danger

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Prevention

Taking steps to avoid something

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Abstinence

Conscious, active choice to not participate in high-risk behaviors

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