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Mental Health and Well-Being Student Voices

Students4WellBeing – or S4W – are a group of TDSB students in Grades 9-12 who support conversations about Mental Health and Well Being that intersect equity, student identities, lived experiences and voices with TDSB’s Mental Health Leads.

In the spring and summer of 2021, the S4W co-facilitated Mental Health capacity building with over 100 secondary school students in TDSB. Modules about mental health and wellness were discussed with students who then created over 80 pieces of creative artwork to express “What Mental Wellness Means to Me.” The S4W, Yousra and Zora, curated these incredible, touching and beautiful images in a virtual museum:

The pandemic has resulted in fractured student school socializations and therefore, the S4W will be co-hosting drop in virtual space for youth in Grades 9-12 to discuss mental wellness, strengthen social connections and hear voices, thoughts and ideas from youth at TDSB about how they are feelings, their perspectives, growth and brilliance and discuss strategies and coping skills with Professional Support Services co-facilitating with S4W. See dates and times below and if you are a student in Grade 9-12, please come join us!

Join us for Cafe Break!

The TDSB Students 4 Well Being (S4W) is inviting YOU to a student Café BREAK!!

The S4W is comprised of a diverse group of volunteer students (e.g. racialized youth, 2SLGBTQI+ youth, youth with varying abilities etc.) from across the board and supported by TDSB Professional Supports Staff.

Come join the S4W members in our virtual café, where you can unwind, relax, connect with other students, and discuss mental health and well-being tips.

The mission of S4W:

  • to inspire and educate students about mental health and well-being.
  • to offer support and mental health resources
  • to create a safe space and spread positivity 😊

Calling all TDSB Grade 7-12 students:
Join us:
Wednesday, December 8 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.!

Learn more here

Cafe Break Zoom link

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