Well-Being » Well-Being


(September 2023) This summer, ADSB once again offered a Summer Wellness Line to provide support for all caregivers of ADSB students, as well as students themselves. Trained counselling staff provided everything from wellness tips to struggles with excessive worry and depressed mood. Our counsellors were also able to provide support to parents regarding parenting questions and talking to young people about COVID-19 in age appropriate ways.

While the Summer Wellness Line is now closed, we have moved back to school-based support services beginning on September 1st. 

In September, ADSB will have our full complement of school counsellors available along with our board’s multi-disciplinary team to assist with transitional supports. In addition, we also provide two (2) Mental Health Workers in schools that specialize in supporting high school students with more complex mental health needs. We have also established great partnerships with our community mental health service providers and hospitals throughout the district to assist with additional support services.
“We recognize that students who have a sense of well-being are flourishing, engaged, positively self-aware and have a strong sense of belonging in their home, school and community.”
~ Algoma District School Board
The Algoma District School Board is committed to sustaining and enhancing learning and working environments that are safe and caring for all. We support the mental health of our children and youth through school-based resources and programs that are well coordinated and aligned within our system and with our community partners. We look to build capacity of all staff in their roles to increase skills, job satisfaction, leadership competencies and well-being.