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   Welcome to High School Health Class!             




     Wellness is the holistic concept of health that involves a connection between the six dimensions of health and wellness which are the following:  physical health, mental health, social health, emotional health, spiritual health, and environmental health. The objective of this course is to enhance understanding of the importance of promoting a healthy lifestyle and healthy behavior patterns in order to prevent premature injury, disease, and/or death. The high school health curriculum is a practical, comprehensive course that includes topics on holistic health and wellness, stress, mental and emotional health, legal and illegal drug use, tobacco, nutrition, alcohol, violence, reproduction and development, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, and depression and suicide.