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Overview of Mental Health and Well-Being at School

Overview of Mental Health and Well-Being at School Infosheet

Developing positive mental health is foundational to student academic achievement, effective life skills, and overall well- being.

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Anxiety at School

Anxiety at School

Anxiety is a common experience - everyone feels anxious from time to time. Usually, these feelings are quite adaptive and keep us safe and performing well.

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Cannabis Info-Sheet

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In collaboration with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and the Ministry of Education, School Mental Health ASSIST has developed an Info-Sheet for parents/guardians and caregivers on the topic of cannabis.

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Mental Health Literacy for Educators Helping Children and Youth after Tragic Events

InfoSheet for Educators on- Tragic Events

It can be difficult for educators to know how to provide support at school following a tragic event that may impact students in some way. This Info-Sheet offers some ways that educators can offer helpful assistance as part of daily classroom life.

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New Info-Sheet on Opioid Misuse

New Info-Sheet on Opioid Misuse

School Mental Health ASSIST  has developed a series of  Info-Sheets on the topic of prescription opioid misuse, including a focus on fentanyl.

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Partner with Families and Community

Partner with Families and Community

These one page Information Sheets, co-created with practicing principals in partnership with ADFO, CPCO and OPC, provides need-to-know information and handy web links in a friendly format for the busy school leader.

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Staff Well-being

Staff Well-being

These one page Information Sheets, co-created with practicing principals in partnership with ADFO, CPCO and OPC, provides need-to-know information and handy web links in a friendly format for the busy school leader.

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Promotion of Mental Well-being

Promotion of Mental Well-being

These one page Information Sheets, co-created with practicing principals in partnership with ADFO, CPCO and OPC, provides need-to-know information and handy web links in a friendly format for the busy school leader.

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Supporting Students Who are Vulnerable

Supporting Students Who are Vulnerable

These one page Information Sheets, co-created with practicing principals in partnership with ADFO, CPCO and OPC, provides need-to-know information and handy web links in a friendly format for the busy school leader.

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Building Staff Capacity

Building Staff Capacity

These one page Information Sheets, co-created with practicing principals in partnership with ADFO, CPCO and OPC, provides need-to-know information and handy web links in a friendly format for the busy school leader.

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Foster Conditions and Climate

These one page Information Sheets, co-created with practicing principals in partnership with ADFO, CPCO and OPC, provides need-to-know information and handy web links in a friendly format for the busy school leader.

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Personal Resiliency

Personal Resiliency

Taking care of oneself is a crucial and necessary ingredient for those who care for others.

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Back-to-School Featured Resource Educator Info-Sheet on Helping Students to Manage Anxiety

Anxiety at School

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.

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Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Students & Families to School – INFO-SHEET

INFO-SHEET Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Students & Families to School Document

As Canada opens its doors to those fleeing war-torn countries, and particularly those entering from Syria in large numbers in coming months, Ontario schools have a unique and important role in welcoming newcomer students and families as part of a whole community response.

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