Mental Health & Well-Being


Parent Resources

Supporting a Mentally Healthy Return to School

Supporting Mental Health and Wellness During the Return to School: Tips for Parents and Families

Supporting the Transition Back to School – Videos and Resources from Strong Minds Strong Kids

Preparing Your Child to Go Back to School In-Person

Back to School Prep Kit from Pathstone Mental Health

Resources on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youth from McMaster Children’s Hospital

Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) Back-to-School Mental Health Kit 

A Suicide Prevention Guide for Parents and Families During COVID-19 and Return to School

Mental Health Promotion

Mental Health Promotion Activities to Try at Home

Recorded Webinars from Strong Minds Strong Kids (Psychology Foundation of Canada)

Pathstone TV

McMaster Children’s Hospital Family Resources

Social-Emotional Learning at Home 

Video – What & Why: Social-Emotional Learning 
Social-Emotional Learning: What Is SEL and Why SEL Matters 

Random Acts of Kindness Foundation – Kindness at Home Curriculum 

UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Centre – SEL Games and Practices to Try at Home
Brain Games 
Take-Home Skills  

Read Aloud Books

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) 
Twitter page 
Facebook page 

Confident Parents Confident Kids 

Edutopia Parent's Resource Guide to SEL 

VIA Institute on Character 

Getting Help for Mental Health Difficulties

How Do You Know If You Should Be Concerned?

Noticing Mental Health Concerns for Your Child 

Find Children’s Mental Health Services in Your Community 

The Parenting Survival Guide for Caring for Kids with Mental Illness 

Child Mind Institute – Guides for Parents 

Anxiety Canada – Helpful “How To” Documents for Parents 

Kids Help Phone – Resources for Caring Adults