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Southern Alberta Wildfire

For the most current information on Southern Alberta wildfires, and any related alerts, visit emergency.alberta.ca.

Teaching and Learning

Find information on various health topics to help you deliver lessons, implement progams, and launch initiatives.

AHS Information for Schools and Teachers

Visit other AHS web pages with information, curriculum-linked lesson plans, resources, and articles for school newsletters on specific health topics for schools including: nutrition, mental health promotion, tobacco reduction, injury prevention and other topics.

Provincial Teacher Resource List

This list was developed to help teachers and schools promote the CSH approach in a classroom setting. The list includes both resources that can be used by teachers in the classroom and resources for teachers about specific health topics.

Healthy Schools Calendars

These calendars highlight funding opportunities and a wide range of health promotion events throughout the school year. A story and related resources are featured each month to show how you can transform a one-time event into a broader opportunity to build and sustain a healthy school community.

Newsletters

Check out the ‘Healthy Children’ and ‘Healthy Teens’ newsletters. These newsletters are written for parents of elementary students and junior/senior high students to provide reliable and relevant information about specific health topics. There is both the PDF and modifiable Word format to add your own tailored messages.

Please note: Alberta Health Services is not responsible for any information that has been modified or added to these resources. All content provided by Alberta Health Services should be credited.

Healthy Children - Newsletter for Parents

  • September 2017: An Energized Brain in Less Than 5 Minutes / Get Walking (PDF) (Word)
  • Septembre 2017 : Un regain d’énergie au cerveau en moins de 5 minutes / En marche! (PDF) (Word)
  • October 2017: Regular Mealtimes / Being a Role Model (PDF) (Word)
  • Octobre 2017 : Horaires de repas réguliers / Donner l’exemple (PDF) (Word)
  • November 2017: Consent and Touch / Movement Guidelines for the Full 24-Hour Day (PDF) (Word)
  • Novembre 2017 : Consentement et toucher / Directives en matière de movement sur 24 heures (PDF) (Word)
  • December 2017: Hand Washing / Talking to Your Child About Tobacco (PDF) (Word)
  • Décembre 2017 : Lavage des mains / Parler de tabac avec votre enfant (PDF) (Word)
  • January 2018: Promoting Positive Mental Health with Nutrition / The Toothpaste Truth (PDF) (Word)
  • Janvier 2018 : Promouvoir une bonne santé mentale grâce à la nutrition / La vérité sur le dentifrice (PDF) (Word)
  • February 2018: Being Active Indoors / Healthy Sleep (PDF) (Word)
  • Février 2018 : Être actif à l’intérieur / Bonnes habitudes de sommeil (PDF) (Word)
  • March 2018: Children and Stress / Caffeinated Drinks and Children (PDF) (Word)
  • Mars 2018 : Les enfants et le stress / Les boisson énergisants et les enfants (PDF) (Word)
  • April 2018: A Healthy Home / Healthy Relationships (PDF) (Word)
  • Avril 2018 : Une maison saine / Relations saines (PDF) (Word)
  • May 2018: Spending Quality Time Together / Help Keep This Summer Ouch Free (PDF) (Word)
  • Mai 2018 : Passer du temps de qualité ensemble / un été sans bobos (PDF) (Word)
  • June 2018: A Child’s Graduation Smile Begins Today / First, Second and Third-Hand Smoke (PDF) (Word)
  • Juin 2018 : Préparez dès aujourd’hui le sourire de votre enfant pour sa remise de dilplôme / Fumée directe, secondaire et tertiaire (PDF) (Word)

Archived Newsletters

Healthy Teens – Newsletter for Parents

  • September 2017: An Energized Brain in LessThan 5 Minutes / Prevent and Manage Concussion (PDF) (Word)
  • Septembre 2017 : Un regain d’ énergie au cerveau en moins d 5 minutes / Prévenir et gérer les commotions cérébrales (PDF) (Word)
  • October 2017: Planning Healthy Eating for Tournaments, Out-of-Town Games or Events / Family Communication (PDF) (Word)
  • Octobre 2017 : Planifier une saine alimentation pour les tournois, les matchs ou les événements à l’extérieur (PDF) (Word)
  • November 2017: Surviving the Cut: Staying Active When you Teen Doesn’t Make the School Team / Understanding Consent (PDF) (Word)
  • Novembre 2017 : Survivre à un «non» : Restez actif quand votre ado n’est pas choisi dans l’équipe de l’école / Comprendre le consentement (PDF) (Word)
  • December 2017: Hand Washing / Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless (PDF) (Word)
  • Décembre 2017 : Lavage des mains / Sans fumée ne signifie pas sans danger (PDF) (Word)
  • January 2018: Promote Positive Mental Health with Nutrition / The Toothpaste Truth (PDF) (Word)
  • Janvier 2018 : Promouvoir une bonne santé mentale grâce à la nutrition / La vérité sur le dentifrice (PDF) (Word)
  • February 2018: Activity Trackers – Are they Useful? / Healthy Sleep (PDF) (Word)
  • Février 2018 : Moniteurs d’activité : Sont-ils utiles? / Bonnes habitudes de sommeil (PDF) (Word)
  • March 2018: Teenagers and Stress / Energy Drinks and Youth (PDF) (Word)
  • Mars 2018 : Les ados et le stress / Les boissons énergisantes et les jeunes (PDF) (Word)
  • April 2018: A Healthy Home / Healthy Relationships (PDF) (Word)
  • Avril 2018 : Une maison saine / Relations saines (PDF) (Word)
  • May 2018: Self-harm in Teens / How to Talk To your Teen about Marijuana (PDF) (Word)
  • Mai 2018 : Les ados et l’automultilation / Comment parler à votre ado de marijuana (PDF) (Word)
  • June 2018: Keep Your Teen Smiling / First, Second and Third-hand Smoke (PDF) (Word)
  • Juin 2018 : Aidez votre ado à garder le sourire / Fumée directs, secondaire et tertiaire (PDF) (Word)

Archived Newsletters

Resources

Provincial Teacher Resource List
This list includes both resources that can be used by teachers in the classroom and resources for teachers about specific health topics.

Healthy Children and Healthy Teens Newsletters
These newsletters are targeted at parents of both elementary students and junior/senior high students (available in English and French).

Healthy Schools Calendar
These calendars highlight a wide range of health promotion events and funding opportunities for schools.

Webinar for Teachers
This short webinar is a guided tour of our webpage and highlights several resources.

Contact Us

AHS staff are available to help you with building a healthy school community.

For more information email:

cshresources@
albertahealthservices.ca