Parents and Families
We all want our children to feel mentally well, grow up happy and to learn how to navigate life’s challenges, but it’s not always easy to know what to do. We’re here to help.
Mental health is everyone’s business, and we all have a role to play. As a parent, guardian, caregiver or family member, you have a particularly special role in supporting child and youth mental health.
Increase your understanding of mental health and learn about how Ontario’s schools support mental health.
You know your child best. See how you can work with your school to support your child’s mental health.
Social-emotional learning (SEL) describes the process of developing and practicing skills that help us to thrive throughout life. SEL targets six domains where knowledge and skills can be developed.&n...
Individuals and families have experienced the COVID-19 pandemic in unique and varied ways. This info sheet explores what parents and family members might notice if their child might be experiencing a ...
This is a series of 12 mental health activities designed for parents and families to try at home. They’re connected to six areas of social-emotional learning and are available as a PDF file or g...
Individuals and families have experienced the COVID-19 pandemicin unique and varied ways. For some, significant changes to daily routines, a sense of isolation and loss, and various other factors may ...
This resource provides information about vaping for students, including important facts, associated risks and additional resources. Vaping: What you and your friends need to know
A resource to support student help-seeking by showcasing different ways to start the conversation with a trusted person and what to expect after reaching out. There’s no problem #TooBigOrTooSma...