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.
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 #TooBigOrTooSmall ...
Self-care is an important part of wellness and even more important when we go through difficult and stressful times in our lives. Take time to look after yourself so that when difficult situations hap...
A help-seeking resource for students created by ThriveSMH, our provincial student reference group. The aim of this resource is to support help-seeking in young people by providing informatio...
School Mental Health Ontario, in collaboration with Wisdom2Action launched the #HearNowON initiative to gather student voice across the province regarding their mental health knowledge needs, ideas fo...