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Here you will find information and resources on topics related to mental health challenges affecting youth and young adults.
This video-based resource helps build understanding and begin a dialogue about mental health and substance use in classrooms and schools. An updated Facilitator Guide is now available.
On this site, you will find useful information on a variety of mental health topics that commonly affect school-age children and youth. The site also contains links to a wide range of resources, tools and curriculum guides designed specifically for use by school professionals – both in and outside the classroom.
True depression is not the blues, sadness or even grief. It is a crushing despair so bad that people who have experienced it say that it is the worst pain they have ever gone through. More...
ADHD affects the way people act and interact with the world around them. Children and youth with ADHD usually have some combination of challenges with: paying attention; being restless; acting before thinking. More...
Eating disorders involve harmful thoughts and feelings that affect the way a person feels about food and see their body. It's important to remember that this is about much more than food - it's about how a person feels and copes with his/her feelings. More...
Anxiety means feeling worried, nervous, or fearful. We all experience anxiety at times and some anxiety can be helpful. More...
The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre and Health Literacy Team are launching a series of workshops to help share information and resources with school communities in the northern, interior and island regions of BC. Click here to learn more!
There are many different ways to promote mental health in schools. Below are some resources to help you promote positive mental health in your school, and help you accommodate and support students with mental health challenges in your classroom.
The Summer Institute is an annual conference that brings together school professionals, parents, students and school community partners to exchange knowledge and ideas about how to build school connectedness and promote student mental health and well-being.
Visit the Summer Institute page for more information.