School Mental Health ASSIST (SMH ASSIST) is a provincial implementation support team designed to help Ontario school boards to promote student mental health and well-being. This support is provided via leadership and coordination, resources, and implementation coaching support.

Mental Health Facts

Feeling anxious about a new school  year is common!  Check out the TDSB newsletter Anxiety and the New School Year for more information.

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Welcome Back to School!

As students head back to class, and we all transition back to the regular routines of daily life from the more carefree days of summer, we have an opportunity to help all children and youth to begin the school year with a sense of hope, purpose, meaning and belonging! 

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Recognizing and Responding to Mood Problems in the Classroom.

Mood Problems at School

The tutorial introduces the concept of what mood problems are, explores signs and symptoms of mood problems, typical responses to sadness, when to be concerned, and begins to address a repertoire of strategies to support students with mood problems in the classroom.  PDF of Tutorial #3 Mood Problems at School  

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