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For Teens

As of the 18th of December 2020, the Green Prescription programme and Active & Well brand will no longer be delivered by Sport Waikato. 
 
We will still be accepting referrals until Friday the 27th of November, 2020. Clients will receive a shorter service but we will still be able to either meet clients kanohi ke ti kanohi (face to face) or over the phone until November.
 
If you have any questions or queries regarding these changes please don’t hesitate to contact Active & Well Manager, Watene Hema wateneh@sportwaikato.org.nz

Green Prescription TEENS is a programme for young people aged 13-17 years. The main goal is to increase physical activity and assist with healthy food choices.

Teens are referred to this programme by a health professional who feels that their health would benefit from increased physical activity or basic advice on food choices. Through the TEENS programme, Active & Well staff will create goals with the teen around healthy everyday meals and snacks, and plan to increase physical activity with local or home-based exercise options.

Active & Well staff will meet initially with the teen and their family and every four weeks make further contact for a 3-6 month period to offer support to sustain and reflect on the healthy lifestyle changes made.

Green Prescription TEENS is a programme which is funded by the Waikato District Health Board. If you would like more information regarding this programme, please email or phone the Active & Well team at Sport Waikato 07 858 5388 greenprescription@sportwaikato.org.nz

To self-refer, please use the form below - for clinical referrals please click here.

 

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