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Bell Let’s Talk Day | Student wellbeing and mental health survey

Monitoring physical and emotional wellbeing is imperative to staying healthy and nurturing resilience particularly during times of uncertainty. 

To inform and guide our decisions on wellbeing programming and support for student mental health, students in Year 6 to 12 will have the opportunity to complete an online survey on January 28. The survey will consist of questions from a variety of validated measurement tools with the intention of gathering feedback about the current student experience as it relates to the following areas:

  • Thoughts and Worries
  • General Mood and Energy
  • Perceived Stress
  • Dimension of Wellbeing: Engagement, Perseverance, Optimism, Connectedness, Happiness
  • Substance Use

Bell Let’s Talk Day has been running for more than 10 years and highlights the need to be open and honest about mental health and wellbeing. This year, dedicated time in the school schedule will be allocated for students to complete the survey. Survey data will be analyzed and a summary shared with the community at an appropriate time.

Please note that survey participation is voluntary. Survey information will be confidential and housed by the Health Centre. Any reporting on the data will be based on group trends and themes and no individual scores will be shared.

Should you have any concerns about your student’s mental health and wellbeing, please contact their adviser or the Health Centre. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.

Dr. Geoff Sorge
School Psychologist

Wynne de Jong
Director of Student Health Services

Scott Cowie
Dean of Student Life and Wellbeing