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February 24, 2013

This resource was developed for the Young Health Program by program partner mindyourmind, this is a one-stop-shop for youth-serving practitioners looking to add to their toolkit and knowledge base. 

One in five people will experience a mental health issue.  Start a discussion and share these resources with your Wellness 10 students.

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February 19, 2013

In TALK TO ME, TSN Producer Michael Farrell tells the story behind the James Peek Memorial Classic. The annual golf tournament commemorates Farrell's best friend's older brother, who suffered from depression and took his own life at 17 years of age. Farrell shares the Peek family's ongoing resolve to break down the stigma of suicide through sport. The family has raised close to $300,000 over 13 years of hosting the tournament, creating and funding local mental health care programs named in...

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January 28, 2013

Our youth spend more time in school than they do anywhere else except their own home. School is one of the best places for both educators and students to become increasingly aware of mental health, mental health problems and mental disorders.  Teen Mental Health contains links for educators and supports in mental health. Be sure to view the resources section as well.  Mental Health and High School Curriculum is just one resource that will help Wellness 10 teachers and students.

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January 28, 2013

An outcome of the new Wellness 10 curriculum focuses on assessing the impact of mental health on overall well-being of self, family, and community. Mental illnesses can take many forms, just as physical illnesses do. Mental illnesses are still feared and misunderstood by many people, but the fear will disappear as people learn more about them.  Canadian Mental Health Association is one online resource that can assist educators.

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January 25, 2013

Track and Field Coach can be used in the coaching of beginner and high level athletes. If the goal is to help kids get started or get better, this website can be a support.

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January 10, 2013

Active Living is one of the three goals of Saskatchewan's Physical Education curriculum.  Using a "To Do" List is one way to have students work on personal goals and for you to assess levels of understanding.  Of course students will need to have acquired an understanding on types of exercises and how to properly perform each one.   The students can simply work in groups to create a "To Do" List of various exercises with a realistic number of repetitions.  Once the list is completed the...

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January 8, 2013

Reaction Ball activities will not only enhance ones reaction time but also help with receiving skills.  There are many ways to incorporate the ball into games that will help with skill-related fitness as well as health-related fitness.   Check out some of these games that can be done with middle years and high school students/athletes.

View some of these games:  Bouncing Ball, Burning Ball, Going Up, Right or Left, and Twosome.  Download a written description of Reaction Ball...

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January 8, 2013

Moving Ahead with Fitness in Phys. Ed. is a resource created by Regina Catholic Schools.  This resource is designed to give teachers the background knowledge and skills to integrate fitness into their daily physical education instruction.  The approach used encourages students to take personal responsibility for maintaining and improving their health-related fitness level as well as some components of their skill-related fitness.  The resource aligns with outcomes the Ministry of Education’s...

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January 7, 2013

Cooperative Games  - This game  requires a team to work together to move various objects across a space.  Minimal equipment is needed and is only limited by imagination.  This cooperative game can be done with students of all ages.

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January 7, 2013

Cooperative Games  - This is a simple game that requires students to work together to achieve a goal.  The only equipment needed is pool noodles cut into half-lengths.  This cooperative game can be done with students of all ages.

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