health education

Globe editorial: On mental health education, Ontario is now in a class of its own

The government of Ontario took an extraordinary step this month when it announced that mental health literacy would be a mandatory subject for Grade 10 high school students as of September, 2024, and that students in Grades 7 and 8 would be given enhanced tools for recognizing and managing mental health issues as of this […]

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Ontario Education Minister announces mental health support for students during Burlington visit

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce kicked off National Mental Health Week in Burlington by announcing new mental health resources and funding to help students. The minister, joined by Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Michael Tibollo and Burlington MPP Natalie Pierre, stated during a Monday, May 1 visit that to strengthen mental health learning

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A Transformational Initiative to Expand the Indigenous Healthcare Workforce in Northern Ontario

Last Updated on April 20, 2023 by YGK News Staff The southern appendage of Hudson Bay, James Bay – Weeneebeg (Western Cree)/Wiiniibek (Eastern Cree) – spans about 160 kilometers between Northern Québec and Ontario, with the provincial border at the bottom of the bay. First Nations communities spanning the coast and its many branching rivers,

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Breaking Down Barriers: Empowering Girls through Menstrual Health Education in Bangladesh

“Shampa Malakar experienced menstruation for the first time when she was in the eighth grade. Although the onset of menstruation is a natural process for adolescent girls’, Shampa was previously unaware of the phenomenon, and sprinted to her frightened mother, in a desperate attempt to find some much-needed comfort. However, the onset of menstruation means

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Ontario introducing mental health education for students

The Ontario government announced Monday it will introduce a new mandatory education curriculum for elementary and high school students that aims to increase mental health literacy, in the wake of continued challenges that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new curriculum will be introduced for the next school year, and will involve updates to the

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American Kidney Fund Brings Kidney Health Education to All

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today marks the beginning of the American Kidney Fund’s (AKF) fourth annual Kidney Action Week, a free, week-long virtual event dedicated to educating the community on all matters related to kidney health. Kidney Action Week occurs as AKF continues to recognize Kidney Month, a time of unity

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Bernie Sanders plans to take Senate committee on the road to give voice to working-class struggles

Sen. Bernard Sanders says he plans on taking the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on the road in the hopes of spotlighting the economic divide between the working class and billionaires. Mr. Sanders, a Vermont independent and three-time presidential contender, is expected to take the reins of the powerful committee next month and plans

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