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NEW! What if Everyone did Something to Stop Cyberbullying? Campaign
The purpose of this campaign is to engage all secondary school students from Dufferin-Peel CDSB and Peel DSB in cyber-bullying awareness and intervention strategies in the form of a competition. It is an opportunity for students to creatively produce a poster and/or video to help combat cyber-bullying. The campaign is designed for students, and is an opportunity for their voices to be heard.
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Loyola won the 2014 campaign, click on video to view it.
NEW! Call For Submissions
Stand Up! Against Bullying Posters
In support of Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 15-21
Ontario has designated the third week of every November as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week to help promote safer schools and a positive learning environment. During this year’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week (November 15-21), Ontario students, school staff and parents are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on student learning and well-being.
To help support bullying awareness and prevention throughout the entire school year, the board is once again sending a call out to secondary students to submit a poster design. Selected poster submissions will be printed and distributed to all schools and board sites.
Students are asked to submit a high resolution PDF of a 16” x 22” poster design, using the slogan and scripture verse indicated in the poster submission guidelines below.
Submissions must be forwarded to the board by October 19. A review committee will make its selection on October 21. The posters will be printed and distributed to all elementary and secondary schools by November 9.
Poster Submission Guidelines:
- 16” x 22” (inches) poster
- Include the slogan: “Stand Up! Against Bullying”
- Include the board logo
- Include scripture quote and reference: “Let us allow God to fill our hearts with his goodness and mercy.” – Pope Francis
- May depict the following forms of bullying: physical, verbal, social and electronic
- High-resolution PDF file (designed in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign) – include 0.2” (inch) bleed
- Saved on CD or Memory Stick
- Include student name and school name in file name
- Include teacher name
- Ensure any identifiable students have the appropriate consent forms signed
- DEADLINE: Deliver to Nancy Marshall, Communications Officer at the Catholic Education Centre by October 19.
Teen Mental Health Services in Peel
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Think you might need help?
Mental health issues affect all of our daily lives. It can affect our personal relationships, our school work, and our home life. There are a lot of services available in the Peel Region to help individuals who have mental health concerns.
- feeling overwhelmed by feelings of anger or despair (hopeless)
- feeling sick; missing school
- family based conflict
- drinking or having some other drug-related problem
- suicidal thoughts or feelings
- loss of energy, difficulty concentrating, avoiding other people
- experiencing a major loss that you are having trouble dealing with (Adapted from The Canadian Mental Health Association)
- Section 23 Program
- For students who have symptoms of a mood and/or anxiety disorder that affects school functioning
- Referral via Social Worker and school team
- Students who may be suffering from anxiety and/or depression
- Referral via school Social Worker
Please see your Guidance Counselor or Vice Principal for referrals and resources in the school.
- Peel Children’s Centre Crisis Response Service (905) 410-8615
- Over 16 years, call: 905-278-9036
- Tangerine Walk-In Counselling click here for days and locations 905-795-3530
- Adolescents aged 12 to 17 may access this service independently. Tangerine Walk-In Counseling is only available to residents of the Region of Peel.
- Trillium Health Centre (905) 451-4655
- Credit Valley (905) 848-7484 - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services *requires Doctor referral