Educators

Classroom video with Sheree Fitch sharing how one family’s personal story has turned into a provincial grassroots movement for change. The Ring A Bell Campaign celebrates Dots for Kids’ Day which occurs province wide on the  first Friday in December in partnership with  Bell Aliant & the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.  The Dots for Kids Day—RING A BELL Campaign for mental health is connecting communities right across New Brunswick.

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Message from Premier Brian Gallant to be shared with classes the week of November 27-December 1

Elementary School Resources


Lesson Plan Positive Mental Health

Activity: My Active and Healthy Lifestyle Circle

External Resources for Consideration

Comforting Anxious Children

Worry Jar and why putting worries in a box or jar can help calm anxious kids.


Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Talking About Mental Illness: Teacher’s Resource (Bilingual): A teacher’s unit plan for implementing discussions about mental illness into the classroom. It promotes positive change in students’ attitudes and knowledge on the topic.


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Bounce Back Supplementary Resources, provides new and revised resources, ideas and suggestions to assist us in learning about resiliency, why resiliency exemplifies mental health and ways we can celebrate and promote resiliency in each other. We are particularly proud of the new supplementary resources to support youth-led mental health awareness and anti-stigma initiatives in the school context.


 

On this site, you will find useful information on a variety of mental health topics that commonly affect school-age children and youth. The site also contains links to a wide range of resources, tools and curriculum guides designed specifically for use by school professionals – both in and outside the classroom.


Middle School Resources

Lesson Plan Humour 6-8

Lesson Plan 6-8 (Managing Stress)

Lesson Plan Grade 6: Mental Health/Mental Fitness

Suggested Week Long Activities Grade 6-8

External Resources for Consideration

New Brunswick LGBTQ Inclusive Education Resource

All children, youth, and staff have the right to a safe and respectful school environment, and to an inclusive education. There are dedicated teachers in New Brunswick and across the country, who for many years have been working to ensure all students, including LGBTQ students and those with LGBTQ families have felt safe, acknowledged and respected in their classrooms – often without support.


Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Talking About Mental Illness: Teacher’s Resource (Bilingual): A teacher’s unit plan for implementing discussions about mental illness into the classroom. It promotes positive change in students’ attitudes and knowledge on the topic.


supplementary-bounce-back

Bounce Back Supplementary Resources, provides new and revised resources, ideas and suggestions to assist us in learning about resiliency, why resiliency exemplifies mental health and ways we can celebrate and promote resiliency in each other. We are particularly proud of the new supplementary resources to support youth-led mental health awareness and anti-stigma initiatives in the school context.

 


 On this site, you will find useful information on a variety of mental health topics that commonly affect school-age children and youth. The site also contains links to a wide range of resources, tools and curriculum guides designed specifically for use by school professionals – both in and outside the classroom.


 Stop Wondering, Start Knowing: A Mental Health Video Resource for Schools. This resource includes a facilitation guide, video stories from youth with lived experience with mental health challenges, and links to additional resources and supports. It is designed for grades 8 to 10, but can be for used for other groups at the discretion of the educator.

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