Mental Health Literacy is the knowledge and understanding that helps us become responsible, effective and successful in living full and healthy lives. With good mental health literacy we learn how to take better care of ourselves, our loved ones and our communities. We are empowered and provided with the skills that we need to help us build better lives, better systems of care and a better society. Check out our TMH Speaks series by clicking on Learn More.
The Mental Health and High School Curriculum Guide provides a complete set of evidence-based, online modular resources proven to increase the understanding of mental health and mental disorders, decrease the stigma of mental illness and enhance help-seeking efficacy among both students and teachers.
Know Before You Go is a resource developed for Grade 12 students, and the educators who support them, as they transition from high school to post-secondary studies and/or employment. This life skills resource helps students anticipate, identify and better navigate situations they will encounter following high school.
The first publication of its kind, providing students with information on topics including time management, relationships, money, school, sexual activity, mental illness, suicide and addictions. It includes self-help information for socio-economic & healthcare needs and contains recommendations on where to get help.
What are Mental Disorders? What is Brain Injury? What is Stigma? We need to know as much about our minds as we do our bodies. Check out our videos on our YouTube channel to learn more.
mentalhealthliteracy.org resides on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 Region in Southern Alberta: the Blackfoot Confederacy of the Kainai, Piikani, and Siksika First Nations, as well as the Tsuu T'ina and Stoney Nakoda First Nations. The City of Calgary is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We make this acknowledgment as an act of reconciliation and express gratitude for these lands where we live, work and play.