year’s theme for the Canadian Mental Health Association's Mental Health Week is #GetLoud, which encourages people to spread the word about what
mental health really is.
The North Vancouver School District (NVSD)
has been both committed to and engaged in supporting the Social Emotional and
Mental Wellness of all of our students, K-12, for the past few years.
NVSD has now named Social Emotional Learning and Mental Health as one of its
top five priority areas and continues to be a leader in the province in this
All grade 9 students across NVSD receive Mental Health Literacy curriculum and all
administrators are enrolled in a UBC Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called Teach Mental Health.
Strong partnerships continue to develop
locally between NVSD, Ministry of Child and Family Development, and Vancouver
Coastal Health, including Foundry and the North Shore Community Action Team.
In addition to the materials included
above from the Canadian Mental Health Association, here are a few other
resources you may appreciate this week, and beyond:
Emotional Learning in NVSD
Massive Open Online Course based on the Mental Health Literacy Curriculum
for all educators, parents, support staff, etc
Health Literacy MOOC