Mental Health

Many resources found on this Smore come from PDSB's Mental Health Chicklet.
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Peel schools Stand Up for student mental health
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How you Can Help Young People Regulate Their Emotions

Cracking the Code of Student Emotional Pain
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Supporting Healthy Minds

The Ministry of Education has developed a K-12 resource guide, Supporting Minds, to provide educators with information on the early signs of mental health and addiction problems, along with strategies that can be used in the classroom to support students.

Taken from: Edugains website

Click the link below to check it out!

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In today's classroom it is essential to have tools to help kids cope with anxiety. This presentation is taken from PDSB's Mental Health Chicklet, and will provide insight into:

  • What is anxiety?
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Classroom strategies
  • Specific strategies

Anxiety Presentation

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Understanding Depression

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Click the link below to read the monograph:

Restorative Practices

PDSB Restorative Practices Resources

See the video below to learn more about restorative practices in PDSB!

Community Resources

Child and Family Mental Health Clinic: 905.803.4421

Family Services of Peel: 905.453.5775

Nexus youth Services: 905.795.3518: 905.795.3518

Peel Children's Centre: 416.410.8615 (crisis response)

Rapport Youth and Family Services:905.455.4100

Tangerine Walk-In Counselling (12-17 yrs old): 905.795.3530

Restorative Practices

Second Step Program

Supported by music and videos, take-home activities, and stories kids relate to, the developmentally appropriate Second Step lessons have helped teachers instill social-emotional skills in their students for over 20 years. Best of all, the student lessons are easy to teach, right out of the box!

Web Resources

Social and Emotional Development in Young Children