Our own Andrew Baxter was interviewed alongside Dr. Joseph Puyat and Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc in this The Tyee article to talk about ways to lower distress as we enter our second pandemic winter. Check it out here!
Andrew Baxter discusses the importance of mental health literacy in schools in this Globe & Mail article. “We still have outdated views that this is somehow a moral weakness or a character flaw in an individual,” explains Andrew Baxter. Check it out here!
The Malta Independent spoke with Higher Specialist Trainee in Psychiatry, Emma Saliba, who provided a detailed explanation of the Mental Health Curriculum Guide and discussed the need for evidence-based mental health curriculum to be incorporated in schools. “We have seen an increase in mental disorders post-pandemic so this guide is definitely more relevant than ever,” Saliba said. Check it out here.
Check out this Globe and Mail article discussing the need to incorporate an evidence-based, mental health curriculum into students’ everyday learning (first class: science second class: mental health literacy ). We were thankful to be included in this important conversation. Check it out here.
Our own Andrew Baxter joined Dr. Trish Pottie from Strongest Families, Senator Stan Kutcher and MP Ya’ara Saks in a Facebook Live conversation for Mental Health Week. They chat about types of stress, strategies, red & green flags, and when to reach out for help. Give it a watch here.
Yoga In My School founder Donna Freeman speaks with Andrew Baxter regarding Mental Health Literacy, resources for mental health for schools/parents, and trends currently happening in youth mental health. Give it a listen here.
Andrew Baxter talks with Elizabeth to promote mental health literacy and about teachers’ role in promoting mental health in the school setting. Give it a listen here.