Healthy Learners

Welcome to the Healthy Learners page

Posted: February 9, 2018

Connect with Wellness in your Region

Our regional webpages make it easy to connect with your local Wellness Networks, and stay informed about wellness initiatives happening near you. You’ll find event calendars, resources, information, tools, photos, and inspiring stories, as well as a list of Regional Wellness Networks in your area.

Click your region on the map OR type a community name into the search bar below to get the latest updates about local wellness events and activities.

Posted: February 9, 2018

Helping your Kindergardener with Separation Anxiety

The first days of school are often tough for both young children and parents. AnxietyBC and the UBC Anxiety Projects Lab teamed up to produce this entertaining 3 minute short animation showing you how to support your child in making an easier transition to kindergarten.

Posted: February 8, 2018

Building your childs self esteem

Parents and caregivers play a big role in fostering their child's self-esteem. Self-esteem is how people feel about themselves, both inside and out. People with good self-esteem generally have a positive outlook, accept themselves and feel confident. Children need to feel loved and accepted to build self-esteem.

Posted: February 8, 2018

Promoting Positive Mental Health

Taking care of our mental health is just as important as having a healthy body. As a parent, you play an important role in your children’s mental health. You can promote good mental health by the things you say and do, and through the environment you create at home.

Posted: February 8, 2018

Helping your kids succeed in school

Watch and learn about the top four things parents can do to help their kids succeed in school.

Posted: February 2, 2018

School Grown: a schoolyard farming project

FoodShare’s School Grown, a schoolyard farming project, grows vegetables and fruits on school rooftops and lawns to create student employment. With urban farming, School Grown is closing the loop on food literacy from how young people eat, grow and learn.

Getting students involved in seeding, weeding, harvesting and running their own markets is vital for nurturing deep bonds between youth and food. Reading a textbook is fine, but little compares to getting soil on your hands and the first harvest of the season.

Posted: January 16, 2018

School Exclusion Guidelines

Posted: January 15, 2018

Immunization video

informational video for parents that could be provided at kindergarten registration

Posted: January 15, 2018

Heart Healthy Schools

Heart Healthy Schools is an initiative of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick aimed at improving the school environment to support healthy lifestyle choices, for children and youth.    

Posted: January 15, 2018

Dietitians of Canada



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