Mental Health Matters

“The Tech Solution” Dr. Shimi Kang

Should anyone be interested, the APA has a few copies of Dr. Shimi Kang’s book The Tech Solution available to borrow. Please contact Amanda Cooke with inquiries. Note: all books lent out will be available for a two week period, and then quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours before being recirculated.

If you have any questions around how to introduce this topic to your family, or are having any challenges making changes in your home, please reach out to us by filling out this form.

Coping Through Covid

Parents and caregivers were invited to join our TDSB mental health professionals to learn and discuss coping strategies to support mental health and well-being through the pandemic. If you were unable to join the Webinar on Thursday, February 11th, it is available for viewing here.

The next Ward Forum is on March 11th – it will focus on ‘Student Mental Health & Well-Being During Covid’, and feature a presentation by Shameen Sandhu, System Leader of Mental Health and Professional Support Services. Please watch for details.

Connect with Professional Support Staff

Every Tuesday morning from 10-11 am and Thursday evening from 7-8 pm you are invited to join our virtual office hours to connect with staff from the TDSB Professional Support Services (PSS). PSS colleagues are here to support our caregiver community on the topic of mental health and wellbeing. Visit this link and click on either Tuesday or Thursday to connect.











Connect with a Child and Youth Counsellor

Every Friday from 12-1 pm, students can connect virtually with a Child and Youth Counsellor and have an opportunity to talk about their mental health, relationships, etc.

  • Sign in with your TDSB email on Friday’s from 12 pm to 1 pm
  • No registration required
  • Meeting ID: 925 8258 8047
  • Password: ICYC

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