The CTF lobbying efforts for the creation of a federal commissioner for children and youth were bolstered by the call issued by the United Nations. But the work is not over.
Category: Mental health
The link between violence against women and children and mental illness is strong. At the Annual General Meeting, CTF delegates adopted resolutions that address domestic violence, violence against teachers and murdered and missing Indigenous women.
The Alberta Teachers’ Association, as part of the Healthy Minds, Bright Futures partnership, has updated and renamed its mental health resource for teachers, which is getting a phenomenal response.
The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation Health and Wellness Program supports its members in overcoming difficulties faced in their classrooms.
The Manitoba Teachers’ Society’s wellness program, “Balance”, was launched in the spring of 2015 with a dedication to providing wellness resources to its members.
Like their mobile devices, today’s youth are expected by their peers to be “always on” – and worry about what’s happening when they’re not.