Mental Health

File Healthy Relationships
Research is telling us more and more how truly important relationships are. Relationships have been found to directly impact brain development and thus is essential for positive child and youth development. They are also central to the well-being and safety of our schools and communities. Click link to read more.
File Test Anxiety
During exams, do you... • feel like you "go blank"? • become frustrated? • find yourself thinking "I can't do this" or "I'm stupid"? • feel like the room is closing in on you? • feel your heart racing or find it difficult to breathe? • suddenly "know" the answers after turning in the test? • score much lower than on homework or papers?
Stepping Stones to Mental Health Newsletter
Stepping Stones to Mental Health is one of 37 provincial mental health capacity building projects that promotes positive mental health and wellness to students. This is accomplished by providing programming and activities to increase the awareness, and promotion of mental health and wellness. Our program also provides information and support around teen alcohol and other drug use. Stepping Stones also collaborates and partners with organizations in the community to connect and engage students to their programs and activities (http://bertchurch.rockyview.ab.ca/our-school/programs/stepping-stones).
Youth Addictions, Supports, and Resources
Alberta Health Services, Addiction and Mental Health is dedicated to helping adolescents develop a lifestyle free from the abuse of alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and gambling. "We work with youth, their families, professionals, and the community to address a full range of concerns related to adolescents and addictions. From education and information through to residential treatment and aftercare, AHS's Youth Addiction Services provides a continuum of services".
Mental Health Matters
Just like physical health, everyone has mental health. Mental health is not simply the absence of mental illness . . . To continue reading, please click on link.
File Unsure of the Next Step? Access Mental Health can Help!
Get information · Understand what support is available · Connect with local resources · Connect to addiction and mental health programs within Alberta Health Services
Activity: Wheel of Life
Create your own Wheel of Life! It is easy to forget the many things we have going on in our life. Taking the time to reflect, map out, and identify areas of your life where you may need to pay more or less attention to is a good practice and good for your mental health. For more information, please click on link.
ADHD
If you are a parent/guardian of a child with ADHD and are looking for support from others, please join our Facebook page at "Langdon ADHD group".
Anxiety
Autism
Children's Mental Health
Canadian Mental Health Association
Family and Community Resource Centre
Alberta Health Services - Alberta Children's Hospital
Grief and Loss
Health Link Alberta
Health Link Alberta provides health advice and information through a toll-free phone number to all Albertans. Access is 24 hour, 7 day a week and support is provided by experienced registered nurses and other health-care professionals.
Positive Behaviour Supports for Children
This is a series of related websites developed for use by families, aides and school staff supporting children with disabilities! These interactive websites provide evidence-based strategies for promoting adaptive behaviour, while managing challenging behaviours. There are additional topics of interest in each site, so feel free to look through all of them. These websites are free, and anyone who is interested in gaining a better understanding of how to support a child with a disability is encouraged to use them.
Teen Mental Health
Youth and Self Injury
File Stess in Children and Adolescents: Tips for Parents
Mental Health Disorders: Ideas for Families
LEARN MORE ABOUT CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH The contents below contain family-friendly resources that offer in-depth information on general and specific topics in mental health. All resources displayed on this website are for informational purposes only. Treatment advice, including assessment, should only be provided and/or performed by trained professionals.
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