Today is the first day of Children’s Mental Health Week! Follow us @smhassist to see highlights of mental health promotion and stigma reduction initiatives in Ontario schools.
Mental Health Fact
The percentage of students who rated their mental health as fair/poor in 2013 (15%) is significantly higher than in 2007 (11%).
WellAhead – May Webinars
WellAhead is lucky to have many smart, thoughtful experts to guide us in our work. In our upcoming webinars, we've asked them to share their wisdom with you on two topics that are key to integrating wellbeing into K-12 education and were major learnings for us in our first year in BC.
Suicide is a complex and difficult topic, and the research in this area is limited in terms of providing clear direction. This Framework is designed to help Ontario school boards to coordinate their work in this area, using a life promotion stance.