Positive Mental Health

These resources are available to schools, daycares and community groups in Medicine Hat, Brooks & area at no charge.

Medicine Hat & Area Contact: Rae Wahl 403 502-8245 or rae.wahl@albertahealthservices.ca
Brooks & Area Contact: Candice Buteau Candice.Buteau@grasslands.ab.ca

 

Kits and displays are designed for effortless implementation into classroom curriculum. To find a resource that will fit the needs of your classroom, click on one of the topics and begin your search.

Children’s Mental Health Learning Series

Children’s Mental Health Learning Series

The Children’s Mental Health Learning Series provides caregivers, families and professionals with helpful information to increase knowledge and help support children and youth with mental health concerns.

Counseling Balls

Counseling Balls

Counseling balls have proven to be an effective way to teach children emotional, social, and behavioural skills.


Far From the Heart

Far From the Heart

A website with an interactive video and classroom resources that teach about dating violence, sexual assault, drinking and safe relationships.

Have You Filled Your Bucket Today?

Have You Filled Your Bucket Today?

The kit includes two lesson plans, a relay race incorporating questions and tasks based on positive well-being, healthy eating and active living.


Level Up – OPHEA Canada

Level Up – OPHEA Canada

Level Up is a free online resource that supports educators and program leaders in promoting positive mental health and overall well-being with children and youth ages 6-18.


Mindfulness Kit

Mindfulness Kit

This kit is full of resources that will support mindfulness in the classroom. By practicing mindfulness techniques in the classroom you can help your students improve their abilities to pay attention, to calm down when they are upset, and to make better decisions. It also helps with emotional regulation and cognitive focus. This kit also includes a lesson plan and resource guide to help support you with using the resources included.


One Simple Act Toolkit

One Simple Act Toolkit

One Simple Act is a downloadable resource that provides teachers with the tools to have students personally commit to simple acts that protect the environment.

Positive Playgrounds

Positive Playgrounds

Provides the tools and strategies needed to implement a successful program to help children develop social skills, gain physical fitness and to have fun.


Stress Display

Stress Display

A great display for all students to learn how to recognize and cope with stress, the difference between negative and positive stress and the effects of long term stress.


Zen Me Cards

Zen Me Cards

Zen Me cards are a tool for wellness leaders that include self-coping strategies to manage stress, emotions, attention and energy levels.