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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. 
 
How?   
  • 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.