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Life Promotion and Suicide Prevention Framework
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.
WellAhead Webinar Series – April Webinar on Leadership – Recordings Available
WellAhead is a philanthropic initiative that aims to improve child and youth mental health by integrating social and emotional wellbeing into K-12 education. Upcoming webinars feature topics that will be of interest to those supporting student mental health and well-being in schools. Social Labs 201: The messiness of labs and how to deal Co-presenter: Jerry Koh (MaRS […]
Taking care of oneself is a crucial and necessary ingredient for those who care for others.
Back-to-School Featured Resource Educator Info-Sheet on Helping Students to Manage Anxiety
Educators know that students will face anxiety at times. Usually, these feelings are helpful for students. However, when feelings of fear and worry last for a long time, are exaggerated, or occur without a real threat, anxiety can be a problem. Educators have an important role in helping students maintain a healthy level of anxiety.
Planning for Sustainable Practices in School Mental Health and Well-Being
How do you adopt, sustain and scale-up effective practices in school mental health? Setting the right foundations for high-quality evidence-informed mental health promotion and prevention programming is a critical first step.
Youth Suicide Prevention at School: A Resource for SMH Leadership Teams
Document designed to support mental health leadership teams in their actions related to youth suicide prevention, risk management, and postvention.
School Mental Health Decision Support Tool – Student Mental Health Awareness Activities
Decision Support Tool designed to help mental health leadership teams in Ontario school boards in their selection of MH awareness activities (e.g., speakers, videos, social media, surveys).
School Mental Health Decision Support Tool – Evidence-Based Mental Health Promotion Programming
Decision Support Tool designed to help mental health leadership teams in Ontario school boards in their selection of MH promotion programming. Download the School Mental Health Decision Support Tool – Evidence-Based Mental Health Promotion Programming.
Pathways Support Toolkit
Guide designed alongside MCYS and the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health to help Ontario school boards to get ready for collaborative conversations with community partners related to the developing system of care.