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Counselling

During these uncertain times, connecting with a school counsellor can be a great support - do not hesitate to call!


We are here for you!  Contact our school to connect with a counsellor:  780 459-3990

Sturgeon Heights School offers students and families the services of teacher counsellors. We can help with personal counselling, program selection and career counselling; academic testing, as well as referral to other agencies. 

Topics for support often include: grief or anxiety management, emotional regulation, conflict resolution, friendship skills, bully proofing, safety awareness, academic & study skills, and support for unique learners.

KIDS HELP PHONE

The Kids Help Phone is for people of all ages. There are various ways to interact with supports. Kids Help Phone has become a primary resource for youth.

Phone: 1-800-668-6868 (24/7)

Text: text CONNECT to 686868 (24/7)                    

Live Chat: Via Website (Midnight - 7 AM)

Always There App: iOS & Android (24/7)

https://kidshelpphone.ca/                                 

OTHER IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Support Network Distress Line: 780-482-4357

Suicide Distress Line: 780-482-4357

Youth Emergency Shelter: 780-468-7070

Children’s Mental Health Crisis: 780-427-4491

How to Talk to Your Children about  their Mental Health - this is a great link:     https://www.singlecare.com/blog/talking-to-children-about-mental-health/

 

PARENTS

  • What to do if you’re anxious or worried about coronavirus (COVID-19) – Anxiety Canada  
  • FACE COVID: How to Respond Effectively to the Corona Virus (ACT Based)
  • Calming Anxiety Strategies for Children

STUDENTS

HealthyMinds

A Canadian developed stress management tool created for students! The app is a problem-solving tool to help deal with emotions and cope with the stresses that young adults encounter on campus and in their everyday lives. Free (IOS and Android)

Mind Shift
mindshift cbt

Mind Shift is one of the best mental health apps designed specifically for teens and young adults with anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxious feelings, Mind Shift stresses the importance of changing how you think about anxiety.