encouragement and support
to build resiliency.
Understanding is the first step.
a conversation to increase gender diversity literacy.
5 days ago
Our 2021 Children’s Mental Health Report examines the growing body of research on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health, including the results of a survey of thousands of parents.We look at some of the most common mental health challenges that children and adolescents have experienced during the pandemic, explore the major risk factors, and look at how can we reduce the mental health impacts of the next global public health crisis — and the remainder of this one.Visit childmind.org/2021report or click the link in our bio to view the full report, and read summaries for parents and educators. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
We love libraries!The Kids Mental Health Optimist Club of Canada is thrilled to be able to sponsor M.I.Friends programs for the 10 Elgin County Library locations to give out to families with the support of The Gerald Baines Foundation. M.I.Friends is designed to support families with worries and big feelings with an online program and their very own Poppy!Libraries are such an important part of our community. They create opportunities for learning, support literacy and help shape the new ideas.Need a rabbit? Talk to your librarian. www.miunderstanding.ca #elgincountylibrary #swont #optimistinternational #kidsmentalhealth #supportingfamilies ... See MoreSee Less
1 month ago
Help us get Poppy to families everywhere struggling with worries and big feelings. By donating a program or sharing this post with a family that's struggling, the Kids Mental Health Optimist Club wants to help families everywhere build resiliance. Check out our program at www.miunderstanding.ca #childrensmentalhealthmatters #swont #optimistinternational #support #oldsouth #school #families #community ... See MoreSee Less