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Positive Mental Health Promotion for Schools


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About Positive Mental Health Promotion for Schools

Mental health promotion is about creating environments that promote and sustain positive mental health for everyone.

Mental health is important to a student’s overall well-being. School staff play a key role in early identification and connecting students to supports. Providing education, supportive environments, and resources that promote positive mental health can help students thrive academically, socially, physically and spiritually.


Mental Health Promotion Activity Ideas in Schools

Based on Foundations for a Healthy School (external link)

  In the school

  In the classroom

  • Provide presentations to staff on Developmental Relationships and/or Asset Building.
  • Incorporate Principles to Strengthen a Healthy School including, asset building, equity and inclusion, and student engagement.