The ABC’s of Well Being and Mental Health
Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.
WHO | Mental health: a state of well-being www.who.int/features/
There are some great FREE parent and teacher resources online. Just google ABC’s of mental health or go to: http://www.hincksdellcrest.
There are some wonderful resources there to support you in finding ways to recognize and deal with challenges to children’s well being.
Hincks-Dellcrest has some inexpensive webinars on a wide variety of topics related to children’s well being. Topics include worry, anxiety, anger and supporting your child in coping with those. As well as:
- What behaviour is age-appropriate and what is cause for concern?
- What are some of the factors that may influence behaviours?
- What are some strategies you can use to support your child and foster mental health?
You can find more information on that at: Visit www.hincksdellcrest.org/
Mental Health Lead – JBLSSB