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By Your Side – Video Series

In this video series, School Mental Health Ontario’s Family / Caregiver Engagement and Literacy Lead, Patricia Codner, speaks directly to parents and caregivers to provide inspiration and information to support student mental health.

By Your Side 

1. A message to parents and caregivers

In this first video, the focus is on how to find resources to support your child’s mental health. 

2. We all have mental health

This video focuses specifically on signs of a mental health issue, provides examples from children and youth and encourages help-seeking.

3. Transitions

This video focuses on how you can support your child through transitions.