Learn about healthy friendships and relationships, fun things to do, and much more.
What are healthy friendships and relationships?
Learn how to recognize the signs of healthy - and unhealthy - relationships. This will allow you to help the people you support find and sustain their own healthy relationships. Healthy friendships and relationships depend on communication, sharing, respect and trust.
Communication and Sharing
The most important part of any healthy friendship or relationship is the ability to talk and listen to one another. Talking and listening helps people to:
This worksheet will help you think of what you like to do for fun and give you ideas for activities in your community you might want to do. You will also find helpful resources to find activities in your community.
Leisure activities are things you enjoy doing for fun!
There are many leisure programs and groups in your community.
You and your support providers can find a recreation activity that you will enjoy!
Leisure activities = fun!
Everyone does different things to have fun.
There are many important things in our lives:
Going to work, school, or to see your doctor
Household chores like cleaning and doing the laundry
Spending time with family
Your responsibilities are important, but leisure is too!
Leisure is free time when you can have fun.
Just Listen: A Conversation with Joe
Excerpts from a Conversation with Bruce
This video shows an interview with an individual named Bruce about the kinds of things he has in his life and how he feels about them.