Health & Well-Being

The health and well-being of young people is not simply dependent on the choices they make. There are complex conditions, where they live, work, learn and play that affect their health and well-being. These conditions, known as Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), are out of their control, but seriously impact their health & well-being.

Examples of SDOH include:

  • Safe housing, transportation, and neighborhoods.
  • Racism, discrimination, and violence.
  • Education, job opportunities, and income.
  • Access to nutritious foods and physical activity opportunities.
  • Polluted air and water.
  • Language and literacy skills.

The Health & Well-Being programs at Foster Success provide holistic resources that strengthen the confidence, knowledge, and abilities of young people so that they can become effective advocates for their own health. 

Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health citation. Healthy People 2030, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Retrieved [1/26/2022], from

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