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Mental Health School Support




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  • Are you a student experiencing stress, worry or sadness?
  • Are you a parent wondering how to support your child?
  • Are you Board staff inquiring on behalf of a student?

​If you are in need of urgent attention, please call 911 or go to your local emergency department.

If you are in crisis, please call:

24.7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin: 905-278-9036; 1-888-811-2222 (for all ages)

Dufferin Child and Family Services Crisis Line: 519-941-1530 (for youth under 18)

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text "CONNECT" to 686868 (for any age).
Black youth can text “RISE” to 686868.
Indigenous Youth can text FIRST NATIONS, INUIT or METIS to 686868 to connect with an Indigenous volunteer crisis responder.

Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310 (support for all Indigenous peoples across Canada) 

National Indian Residential School Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419

Black Youth Help Line: 1-833-294-8650 or 416-285-9944 (dzܳٳ.​)

LGBT2Q+ Youth Line:  1-800-268-9688 (dzܳٳԱ.​)

Naseeha Mental Health Hotline for Muslim Individuals: 1-866-NASEEHA (627-3342) (Բ.ǰ​)

91Ƭ's THRIVE in Community Newsletters:

Annual Action Plan
91Ƭ's 2024-2025 Mental Health and Addictions Annual Action Plan

Resources for parents and caregivers: 
Tip Sheet for Parents and Families:  Supporting Mental Health and Wellness During the Return to School  
Everyday Mental Health Activities for 91Ƭ  
Info Sheet for Parents and Families: Noticing Mental Health Concerns for Your Child  
Prepare; Prevent; Respond: A Suicide Prevention Guide for Parents and Families During COVID-19 and Return to School  
Prepare; Prevent; Respond: Quick Reference for Youth Suicide Prevention 
How to Support a Mentally Healthy Back to School for Your Child
Helping Your Child Manage Digital Technology

Resources for students:  
Crisis Help Lines and Community Resources
Reaching Out Poster – SMHO
Self-Love Practices for Black Youth – SMHO
Kids Help Phone Poster
Kids Help Phone RiseUp Poster
No Problem Too Big or too Small: A help seeking resource for students by students  
Self-Care 101 for Students 
Mental Health Literacy and Anxiety Management Social Media Bundles  
COVID Youth Mental Health Resource Hub
Student Mental Health and Well-being Champions Resources​   

​Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord ~ Psalm 31:24



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