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Explore what you can do in your role to support the mental health of all students and help the smaller number of students who may need additional support.

Everyday Practices

A elementary teacher surrouded by a group of students in the library. Giving a high five to a student.

Simple everyday practices can make a big difference for all students. Discover practical activities that will help you create a mentally healthy classroom.

Notice and Identify

Two secondary school students work on building a robotic car while their teacher watches.

Some students in your classroom will need additional support with their mental health beyond what you can provide by yourself. Learn how to take action in this situation.

Connect and Support

Principal walking with three students down the school hallway. There are two students to the left of the principal and one to the right. The principal is smiling at the student to the right who is talking and resting a hand on the back of the first student to the left. There are school doors behind them. Screen reader support enabled. Principal walking with three students down the school hallway. There are two students to the left of the principal and one to the right. The principal is smiling at the student to the right who is talking and resting a hand on the back of the first student to the left. There are school doors behind them.

A small percentage of students in your class and school may need more intensive or crisis support from mental health professionals. Discover what you can do to support these students and their families.

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.