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!
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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...
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...
In collaboration with the Provincial System Support Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, with input from Jack.org, School Mental Health ASSIST ha...