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.
Mental health is an essential component of overall health. Learning about mental health from a young age and developing skills to support positive mental health throughout their lives will help studen...
This resource was created to equip educators with the language and additional resources to help support Grade 12 students with their questions, concerns and comments related to loss and disappointment...
This resource was created to equip educators with the language and additional resources to help support secondary students with their questions, concerns and comments related to loss and dis...
Hope for Wellness Help Line provides immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all indigenous peoples in English, French, Cree, Ojibway or Inuktitut upon request. 1-855-242-3310 T...
Tip Sheet for Parents and Caregivers: How do you know if you should be concerned about your child / teen’s mental health and well-being?
This tip sheet explores how parents and caregivers can identify if their child might be experiencing a mental health problem, what to look for and how to access help.
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...