We’ve finally wrapped up our Fall 2012 grant process and it looks like we’re able to fund some pretty awesome projects this round! Here’s a little introduction to the successful applicants.
To check out the full project profiles, head to the project showcase page
Y.E.A.H (Youth Educating Against Harassment)
Running monthly stigma-reducing and anti-bullying events and activities that will promote positive mental health and a happy and safe school atmosphere.
Be the Change/Be Unique/Be Bill 13
Giving youth the tools to understand, recognize and prevent bullying and be the change in school.
Bounce Back: Resilience is Brilliance!
Proving that mental illness is treatable, manageable and that everyone affected from it can bounce back!
Mental Health Awareness Week
Raising awareness about mental health and empowering students to break taboos and take steps towards preventing, treating and accepting mental illness.
Using theatre, music and stress-reducing activities to help students transitioning into high school recognize and cope with new stresses.
Stress-Bust That Stigma
Port Elgin, ON
Kicking stress to the curb through fun and educational stress-busting activities over the school year.
UCC Mental Health Week
Inspiring students to re-think their attitudes towards mental health throughout a fun and interactive week
Respect and Restore
Making school a place where students can succeed while feeling safe, supported and well-connected.
ASIST Team StressBuster Days
Helping students find a healthy way of coping with stress by offering exam prep, healthy snacks, exercise, funny videos and more throughout the year.
Getting together the creative talents of local youth to showcase experiences of bullying and mental illness.
Unheard Voices of Youth
Harnessing the talent of youth to broadcast a radio segment of youth experiences with mental health issues.
The Wild Den
Gathering the school in a re-designed student space full of school spirit, mental health resources and weekly mental health activities.