Bluewater District School Board

Bluewater's Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020 page

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020
Posted on 10/05/2020
Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), October 4 - 10, 2020, is an annual campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness.  The week was established in 1992 and is coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health in cooperation with its member organizations and other supporters across Canada.  The focus is on raising awareness and ending stigma associated with mental illness.

Bluewater District School Board's Multi-Year Strategic Plan includes the following priority and associated goals:

Safe Supportive Learning Community
  • work together to support wellness
  • foster the strengths, contributions, and overall health of students and staff
Through the assistance and expertise of caring partners, the board is able to share and leverage several resources that support student and staff well-being throughout the year:

View Bluewater's Mental Health and Well-Being web page here.
Bluewater District School Board is located on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, which is represented by the communities of Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.
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