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Supporting a Mentally Healthy School

To support awareness of mental health, classes from K-8 have been discussing what it is to be mentally healthy and what you can do if you are struggling and need help. We are working towards our focus to support mentally healthy students and staff. Displaying empathy towards others and caring for one another helps us create a positive and inclusive climate at our school.

We have an informative display in our lobby to help our students understand what it is to be mentally healthy. It encourages us to open our channels of communication by explaining things in ways everyone can understand;

What's going on?

  • I feel angry
  • I feel worried
  • I feel sad
  • I feel lonely
  • I feel stress, panic, depression, anxiety 

What to do?

  • deep breathing
  • go to bed on time
  • exercise
  • play a sport
  • watch a comedy, laugh
  • call a friend
  • listen to music
  • sing, dance or draw
  • give a hug
  • be kind to yourself
  • be in nature
  • do one thing at a time
  • write things down
  • practise mindfulness
  • ask and accept help  

Who can help?
  • parents
  • grandparents
  • sisters and brothers
  • teachers
  • school staff
  • coach
  • guardians
  • friends
  • uncles and aunts
  • your doctor
  • Kids Help Phone

Are you Mind Full or Mindful?

We care, we listen, we support one another. We are mentally healthy.


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