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Student Mental Health


Rainy River District School Board students tell us what they do to be well, how they help others to be well, and where students can go for help with their well-being.



Mindfullness

Brainsmart

Black Dog Depression



Change the View Winner

Elephant called depression

Beauty behind Becca

Taking the Good

Child and Youth Mental Wellbeing Looks Like…

  • Experiencing an overall sense of well-being
  • Enjoying life most of the time
  • Developing and maintaining healthy relationships with other people including other kids and adults
  • Being able to bounce back from hard times and challenges
  • Being able to deal with tough feelings like anger, sadness, loneliness, frustration, and anxiety
  • Coping with day to day stress in healthy ways like talking to someone you trust, doing something enjoyable, or challenging unhelpful and untrue thoughts
  • Taking good care of your emotional, physical and mental needs
  • Having an optimistic or balanced outlook on life
  • Finding balance between your home, school/work, social, and personal life

Important Mental Health and Wellness Phone Numbers

Do you need help now?
If you can’t keep yourself safe, call 911, tell an adult, or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Crisis Response Services Kenora Rainy River District (16years+) 1-866-888-8988
Shelter of Hope Crisis Line 1-800-465-3348

Need someone to talk to?
Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868
                Confidential, free, and available 24 hours a day, seven day a week!
Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans Youth Line 1-800-268-9688
                Confidential, free, and non-judgmental peer support available Sunday-Friday from 4:00-9:30pm (EST)

Local Mental Health and Wellness Services

Want to talk to a counsellor? The School Support Services Counselling Program is available to all students. Tell any teacher, principal, or adult at school and they will help you get set up.


Rainy River District School Board’s
Mental Health Resources Directory

School Support Services
Counselling Program Brochure

Websites:

Breathe Balloon
Kids Help Phone Breathing Balloon https://kidshelpphone.ca/Teens/YourSpace/Breathing-Balloon.aspx
Anxiety BCAnxiety BC http://youth.anxietybc.com/

Mind Check

Mind Check http://www.mindcheck.ca/ 

Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone https://www.kidshelpphone.ca/teens/home/splash.aspx
Mind your MindMind Your Mind http://mindyourmind.ca/

Kids Mental Health
Children’s Mental Health Ontario http://cmho.org/education-resources/youth-resources

Life Counts
Your Life Counts http://www.yourlifecounts.org/
It's all rightDealing with mental illness in your family? Find information and supports here: http://www.itsallright.org/  Dare to Dream
Dare to Dream – For youth 18yrs and younger who want to promote mental health. Grants of up to $5000 are available to make your idea come to life. Application deadlines are March 31st and October 31st every year! http://www.daretodreamprogram.ca/ 
http://thenewmentality.ca/
The New Mentality http://thenewmentality.ca/ 
http://www.pixelthoughts.co/#Pixel Thoughts – Watch a worry thought float away http://www.pixelthoughts.co/# Report Bullying
Having trouble with bullying or need to report an incident? https://www.rrdsb.com/bullying