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(Canada) P.E.I.: New mental health curriculum planned for schools

Mar 29, 2018, (Canada) Prince Edward Island Journal: P.E.I. teachers trained in new provincial mental health curriculum http://www.journalpioneer.com/community/None/pei-teachers-trained-in-new-provincial-mental-health-curriculum-197712/l More than 30 P.E.I. educators received their master training this month in how to deliver a new provincial mental health curriculum to students…. The curriculum, developed and taught by adolescent mental health expert Dr. Stan Kutcher, is already used in many provinces and other countries. Kutcher said more than 70 per cent of mental health problems are diagnosed during the period from adolescence to age 25. … The curriculum will be rolled out in P.E.I. schools in 2018 and 2019. Education Minister Jordan Brown said mental health literacy is the foundation for all mental health improvements. …