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!
With the help of Ontario secondary students, we have developed social media shareables on grounding techniques. Stay Grounded Grounding exercises may help you manage overwhelming emotions. Groun...
My Circle of Support The people, places and things that support me when I need it. Download an accessible version of the resource designed for screen readers.
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...
With the help of Wisdom2Action, we’ve put together social media bundles that include various youth-friendly graphics for the classroom, or to share via social media. These graphics ...
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...
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...