Good mental health is something we all want for ourselves, our friends, our family and others in our community. Just like we care for our physical health, there are things we need to do to stay mentally healthy.
There are a number of things you can contribute when it comes to mental health at school. It begins with caring for your own mental health, and knowing your role in supporting others.
It’s good to be curious about your mental health. Unfortunately, not everything you read or hear on this topic is true, or helpful. We are assembling information that students have asked for – like about self-care and staying well, signs of common mental health problems, how and where to ask for help, and how to help a friend.
Through #HearNowON, secondary students from across the province told us how they want to get involved. We have introduced a student reference group from across the province to help to turn ideas into action. Students are helping to shape the conversation about mental health at school!
The 6Rs for school leaders is adapted from the 6Rs Guidance Teacher Resource and provides an example of an approach that can be used by school leaders in supporting students seeking help. The 6Rs Fram...
This tip sheet is intended to support school leaders as they engage in conversations with parents and families about their child’s mental health and well-being at school. It provides information...
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...