K to A: Mindfulness Space

Our initiative was to create a mindfulness room and have access to mindfulness resources for students and staff at Whitewood School. We had noticed an increase of…

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K to A: Nezu Dene Canoe Trip

The Nezu Dene support group for young men put together by the School Social Worker from Northern Lights School Division aimed to help offset the likelihood of…

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K to A: Indigenous Engagement

We (students, staff and partners of W.P. Bate Community School) decided to focus on Indigenous engagement because we felt it was imperative to see an improvement in…

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K to A: Green Acre Elementary School

The Green Acre Elementary School’s Grade 7/8 Practical Applied Arts teacher provided students with the knowledge and opportunity to grow their own food and create healthy and…

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Support youth and community well-being through the collaborative action of community partners working together. Through evidence, tools and resources, SAYCW supports stakeholders to turn the knowledge gained through the youth health survey into health promoting action.

Youth-focused Mental Health Action Report shines light on challenges and ignites movement for solutions
A new report released this week is bringing attention to mental health challenges faced by more than 10,000 youth across the province—and actions at the grassroots level to ignite change.

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This report provides a brief review of the scientific literature on COVID-19 and its effects on youth health, with particular emphasis on mental health.  SAYCW shares relevant data from the pre-pandemic, 2019 SAYCW survey – these findings show how stressors and unhealthy behaviours that have been worsened by the pandemic (e.g., worry, connection with others, screen time, etc.) had impacted Saskatchewan youths’ health and well-being prior to the pandemic. Suggested health promotion actions to help mitigate the effects of COVID-19 and improve youth health and well-being are also shared.

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