Mental Health & High School Curriculum Guide Training at Halifax Regional School Board – Part 2

Part two of the Mental Health and High School Curriculum training with the Halifax Regional School Board addresses the concepts of mental health, the mental disorders that typically onset in adolescence, stigma and where to seek help for mental health problems/disorders. The training also reviews the six modules of the Mental Health Curriculum, supplementary educational resources and teaching strategies pertaining to school-based mental health. The objective of the training is to improve teachers’ knowledge of the Mental Health Curriculum Guide and its contents, and enhance positive attitudes towards mental illness and those who are living with mental disorders. This report presents the outcome of Mental Health Curriculum Guide delivered to teachers from the (HRSB), Province of Nova Scotia in January 2013.