Free Mental Health Resources for Teachers from AHS

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Need strategies for promoting positive student mental health? Check out these-great-resources from the Child and Adolescent Addication, Mental Health and Psychiatry Program of Alberta Health Services.


PD Presentations for School Professionals Course Descriptions 2016-2017

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Alberta Health Services offers professional development presentations for educators. Click here for a complete listing.


Hats On For Mental Health Day 2017

SavCOMM-190d-1 Hats On facebook 1200x630 2016_1e the date! The 2017 Hats On! For Mental Health Day will occur on May 3.  Each May, Albertans are invited to wear a hat to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. Participating schools will relax their hat rules and encourage students and teachers to build understanding by wearing hats to school. Students will also participate in a coordinated lesson on understanding mental health and the importance of removing the stigma associated with mental illnesses.


Light Up Your Mind School Program

Light Up Your Mind School Program- Free presentations for classrooms and youth groups on mental health, mental illness, stress, and suicide for youth ages 12 to 18. *NEW* Now offering a session for teachers on self-injury. Learn more here.


CMHA Offers New Mental Health Programs for Youth

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Check out some of the programs and services for teachers, schools and students from the Canadian Mental Health Association—Edmonton Region.
INTRODUCING: New Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs for Youth under 25 —this fall CMHA launged a youth focused blog, Twitter and Facebook accounts, and created a monthly open mic café events for youth 25 and under with lived experience with mental illness. CMHA is also launching a Youth Engagement Project to get interested youth, ages 12-18, engaged in mental health promotion and anti-stigma work—completely youth led! For more information click here.


Can We Talk? – New Television Commercial

The Alberta Teachers’ Association and the Canadian Mental Health Association, with support from Global Television, are raising awareness of the mental health of children and youth.

View the latest television commercial for the Can We Talk? campaign here.

Check out previous television commercials here.

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