Wellness During Covid-19

This is a collection of resources to assist you and your family while navigating your mental wellness during the Covid-19 crisis.  We hope this helps. Stay home, be safe, be well. 

Please also see the Move Your Body collection for more ideas for staying well.  

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Accessing Everfi at Home - Amazing FREE Online Courses for Students
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EVERFI provides unrivaled cloud-based digital courses to a growing and connected high-speed network base of technology users of all ages from K-12 students.

These courses are FREE and excellent. Students navigate engaging courses at their own pace.

This is a wonderful opportunity to continue learning at home!

(Courses for younger students will require adult participation, but courses for grades 3/4 and up can be done independently).

Subject:
Education
Health Education
Math
Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
03/27/2020
Anxiety Canada on the App Store
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A smartphone App designed to help teens and youth to cope with anxiety - promoting a shift in thinking about anxiety.

Available for iPhone/iPad in the apple store:
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/mindshift/id634684825?mt=8

Available for android in google play store:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bstro.MindShift&hl=en

Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Game
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Canadian Mental Health Association- Saskatchewan
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About CMHA Saskatchewan
CMHA SK is a volunteer-based organization which supports and promotes the rights of persons with mental illness to maximize their full potential; and promotes and enhances the mental health and well-being of all members of the community.

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Saskatchewan Division – CMHA SK – is one of the oldest and largest community-based human services organizations in Saskatchewan. We are proud to be part of CMHA National, connecting us with branches all across Canada

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Health Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Canadian Mental Health Association
Provider Set:
Saskatchewan Division
Date Added:
05/29/2018
Coronavirus Resources
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This is a website full of Coronavirus resources for kids, parents, and educators. The website gives advice on how to help children manage the anxiety they may be feeling.

Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Carole Butcher
Date Added:
03/25/2020
Crisis Text Line
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Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7, confidential text message service for people in crisis. The service is currently available in the Canada via SMS at 686868.
There is also an opportunity to apply to be a volunteer crisis responder.

Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Powered by Kids Help Phone
Date Added:
12/03/2018
Deep Breathing
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No Strings Attached
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Using deep breathing is a great way to relieve anxiety and stress. Deep breathing helps us to relax by making us focus on our breath and thus shifting our attention away from what it is that is worrying us. When we practice deep breathing regularly, it becomes a valuable tool we can use to give us immediate and long-term relief from stress, worry and anxiety. The resource includes how deep breathing works and instructions to do it.

Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
11/15/2018
Essential Digital Citizenship Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic
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"Support the transition to virtual learning and help students think critically and compassionately about what they see online."

Lessons for a wide variety of grades 3-12 grouped according to:
1. Online communication
2. News & Media
3. Media Balance
4. Cyber-bullying

Also - videos and discussion activities.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Common Sense Media
Date Added:
03/24/2020
Helping Kids Cope in Uncertain Times
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It is no surprise that there is an increase in global anxiety and stress for many people because we are dealing with a worldwide pandemic. This website allows parents to practice, model, and teach their children about the importance of calm and self-care.

Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Carole Butcher
Date Added:
03/25/2020
Kids Help Phone
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This website is a helpline for kids. It includes:
-Getting help via call, text, live chat and from resources
- Info on the following:
-Emotional well being
-Bullying and abuse
-School and work
-Sex and relationships
-Friends and family
-Identity
-Physical Health
-Tools and games

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Assessment
Date Added:
02/12/2019