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Durham District School Board
Ignite Learning
What? The DDSB is committed to Building Skills and Knowledge of students and staff to understand mental health and addictions within the school community. 
  • Encourage the knowledge exchange and/or professional learning opportunities for staff and students to develop an understanding of mental health
  • Encourage staff and students to develop the knowledge to be able to identify signs of distress, as well as early signs and symptoms of mental illness
  • Identify the concerns that develop around transition times and implement prevention strategies in each school community
Why?    This knowledge and skill set will provide DDSB staff and students with a foundation for personal choice regarding interactions with self and others.


Durham District School Board
400 Taunton Road East,
Whitby, ON
L1R 2K6 Canada

Phone: 905-666-5500
Fax: 905-666-6474
Toll Free: 1-800-265-3968
TTY 905-666-6943, 877-868-5575
© Durham District School Board, 2013