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Students' Mental Health Resources

For additional resources and information, go to the entry on Mental Health in the General resource section. 

Resources for practitioners

Building Better Mental Health in Children and Youth: A BCTF Webinar.

What do we know about children and youth mental health and substance use?

Why does keeping students connected to school improve health and education outcomes, and how do we keep students connected?

How serious are eating disorders, and what causes them in children and youth?

What key tips would you offer to teachers and parents in terms of addressing and supporting students’ mental health?

BCTF Teaching to Diversity: Classroom techniques and case studies page 

Dalai Lama ‘Heart-Mind’ program

Healthy Minds, Healthy People: A Ten-year plan to Mental Health and Substance Abuse in BC  PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 

Winners of Ontario's 2011 "Change the View" video contest 

Dalhousie University:   School Mental Health Package  PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. also available at teenmentalhealth.org 

The Healthy Aboriginal Network

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre: General Resources

Links to organization and resource sites in British Columbia

Links to organizations and resource sites in Canada  

Disclaimer: The creators of this guide are not experts or professionals in mental health. Information and links provided in this guide are meant to serve as examples and suggestions, not as a substitute for the advice of an appropriate health care professional. The services of a competent and qualified professional, such as a physician or mental health professional, should be sought if professional advice is required. 

Updated January 2017

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