Mental Health Basics workshop

A positive approach to adolescent mental health

Mental Health Basics workshop

A positive approach to adolescent mental health

This workshop is presently offered in French only. Starting this fall, the online workshop Mental Health Basics will offer your students content and practical activities to get through this period full of uncertainties:

1. inform them about mental health,
2. reduce the risk of depression and anxiety in high school students
3. develop their introspective and social skills.

ALL students, from Grade 7 to 12, will be able to benefit from this presentation free of charge. Our activities will begin on October 26, 2020. Register your school now!

Why the need for such a program?

This new virtual workshop (in French only), offered to schools for free, aims to give ALL students, from Grade 7 to 12 the tools and school anxiety solutions they need to achieve good mental health. It is currently in gradual rollout.

These key tools will help them:

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Reduce the risk of depression and anxiety in high school students

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Develop introspective skills

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Maintain good relations with others.

Why the need for such a program?

This new workshop, offered to schools for free, aims to give students aged 12 and 13 (grades 7 and 8) the tools and school anxiety solutions they need to achieve good mental health. It is currently in gradual rollout.

These key tools will help them:

😟

Reduce the risk of depression and anxiety in high school students

📖

Develop introspective skills

🤝

maintain good relations with others

A workshop developed with a committee of experts

A workshop developed with a committee of experts

To ensure the high quality of content presented in this workshop, an expert committee headed by psychiatrist Dr. Benoit (Clinique Expertise NeuroScience) was consulted.

What will the teens learn?

Through this workshop, teens will learn how to:

  • Understand mental health and grasp how the brain functions
  • Master a basic mindfulness technique
  • Practice introspection to better know oneself and communicate effectively with others
  • Recognize when and where to put this knowledge to use
  • Understand how these can positively impact their lives every day

Teachers and coaches can also get involved

Teachers and coaches can also get involved

Following the workshop, they’ll be able to:

  • Employ these tools in their own lives and serve as a model for students
  • Apply these techniques to manage their classes

Want to see the tools we’ve developed for school staff?

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THANK YOU

A big thank you to our generous contributors who believed in the project and made it possible!

On behalf of all the young people who’ll use these new tools to go through life with a solid outlook, we send our most sincere thanks to A big step for Rebecca, Desjardins and the Graham Boeckh Foundation.

A free turnkey workshop

A free turnkey workshop

Our workshop (in French only) is easy to set up and can fit seamlessly into your class schedule.

To register, all you need is to:
1/Indicate a contact person for your institution
2/Download and fill out the pdf and email it to us
3/Wait for our reply containing a confirmation of the dates
4/Provide a detailed schedule for the workshops (1 to 3 per day) and determine where they will be held

A team of professional and dedicated facilitators

A team of professional and dedicated facilitators

Our team of facilitators is made up of passionate individuals who undergo 140 hours of training.

Want to join the Foundation and help teens?

We’re always on the lookout for professional, empathetic, effective communicators who are eager to go out and meet Quebec’s teens. Learn more about our job opportunities.

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