Sooke SD62 Healthy Schools Healthy People
Healthy schools – also known as health-promoting schools – work with partners from the health and education sectors, and with those from the broader community, including parents, to support students to develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime. (Healthy Schools BC)
District Newsletter Links:
September 2019 – Healthy Schools Healthy People
Mental Health/Wellness & Coping with Grief
Anxiety Canada: https://anxietycanada.com/
Child and Youth Mental Health: https://www.ementalhealth.ca/index.php?m=record&ID=12959
Kelty Mental Health: https://keltymentalhealth.ca
Learning through Loss https://learningthroughloss.org
Raising Digitally Responsible Youth
An informative resource provided by Safer Schools Together and the Ministry of Education.
Talking to Kids about Drugs:
While we understand that this may not be a comfortable conversation to have with your children, we encourage you to talk with your son or daughter about any questions and/or feelings they may have about drug and alcohol use. Please take a moment to read the attached documents for more information.
- Let’s Talk – Speaking to our kids about substance use, Island Health
- Xanax Among Teens: what we need to know, Island Health
- Talking with teenagers about drugs, Health Canada
We know that students learn in many different ways. By approaching these types of conversations holistically, we hope that our students/your children will have the tools they need to make healthy behavioral choices.