MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION
Mental Health At School
www.mentalhealthatschool.ca connects you to Mental Health and Addictions Programs, Services and Resources in your community. This website is a community resource created to help teachers, students, parents and service providers find local services that can help students with mental health or addiction challenges thrive at school, remain in school, or successfully transition back to school.
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Mental health plays an important part in our overall good health. It can be negatively impacted by factors such as financial strain, disease, or the death of a loved one. Mental Illness refers to patterns of behaviour or emotions associated with some level of distress, suffering or impairment. The organizations listed here can assist if you believe you or your loved one has a mental illness.
Community mental health programs provide a variety of services to help support people who have serious and ongoing mental health issues living in the community. Services offered include information and referral, advocacy, case management, housing advocacy, rehabilitation, employment assistance, counselling, support groups and social and recreational opportunities, and peer support services for consumers and survivors.
Good Mental Health has a major positive impact on your overall well-being. These organizations offer a variety of programs that promote and maintain healthy minds. Programs aim at developing self-esteem, helping overcome mental health adversity such as stress or trauma, ensuring healthy relationships with friends and family and encouraging healthy attitudes. Everyone is different, so Mental Health promotion incorporates many different strategies and approaches.
Mental Health promotion is for everyone - not just those who experience Mental Health problems.