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Mental health impacts students’ availability for learning and engagement at school and in the classroom. As an educator, you can help promote positive mental health.

Your Role

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You’re in an ideal position to create a mentally health classroom, model and implement everyday practices that support student mental health, and notice students who may need additional support.

Learn More

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Take our online course or a specific topic tutorial to boost your knowledge and confidence related to student mental health. Or, explore by topic to build your understanding of mental health at school.

Take Action

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Improve school and classroom climate and student outcomes with simple, daily practices that reinforce social-emotional skills and promote mental health. Be prepared to act when you notice a student who needs more support.

Need help now?

We don’t provide mental health advice, counselling or treatment. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department. You can also reach out to Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.