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For Educators

​Educators have an important role to play in influencing and reinforcing the mental health and well-being of our students. Providing educators with evidence based information helps them to promote mental health and well-being as well as identify children at risk to ensure early intervention.

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DSB Ontario North East Mental Health Strategy
Administrator Resources
Educator Resources
Mindfulness

​Mindfulness means, "paying attention in a particular way... on purpose, in the present moment, and without judgement" (Jon Kabat-Zinn).

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Getting Help for Children with Mental Health Concerns​​

​​DSB Ontario North East Mental Health Team

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​​Ministry Developed Mental Health Videos Resources

​All the video titles are listed below and can be found at:
Edugains.ca

  • Introduction
  • Mental Health and the Ontario Curriculum (Elementary)
  • Mental Health and the Ontario Curriculum (Secondary)
  • Supportive Learning Environments
  • Continuing the Conversation
Resilience
  • ​September 2014 Staff Meeting Agenda
  • January 2015 Staff Meeting Agenda
  • February 2015 Staff Meeting Agenda
  • March 2015 Staff Meeting Agenda
  • April 2015 Staff Meeting Agenda
  • May 2015 Staff Meeting Agenda
  • All Staff Meeting Agendas for 2014-2015
Anxiety
  • ​Managing Anxiety Problems at School

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​​Bullying
  • ​​Bullying Prevention and Intervention Information

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Depression

​Depression in Children and Adolescents

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Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI)
  • ​NSSI in Children and Adolescents

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  • Self-Injury Outreach & Support (SIOS)
Substance Misuse
  • ​Substance Abuse in Children and Adolescents

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  • When Mental Health and Substance Abuse Problems Collide
Suicide Prevention & Intervention
  • ​Suicide Prevention and Intervention in Schools
  • Preventing Youth Suicide – Tips for School Personnel
  • Staff Response to Suicide Concerns

Useful Links:

  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
  • Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
  • Your Life Counts
  • Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP)