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Wellness Resource Hub

What is the Wellness Resource Hub?

The Wellness Resource Hub is a collection of existing and new resources to address and support Indigenous children and youth's mental and emotional wellness.

The Wellness Resource Hub aims to be a starting point that facilitates knowledge exchange and sharing across communities and Nations.

What is the Wellness Resource Hub?

The Wellness Resource Hub is a collection of existing and new resources to address and support Indigenous children and youth's mental and emotional wellness.

The Wellness Resource Hub aims to be a starting point that facilitates knowledge exchange and sharing across communities and Nations.

What is the Wellness Resource Hub?

The collection of mental and emotional wellness resources are co-developed by local communities, mental health workers, and the ACHWM Team, as well as links to external resources. Most wellness resources are editable, and we encourage communities to adapt them to fit their children and needs.

Openness Activities

Exploring personal strengths:

This activity sheet helps children and youth develop confidence and overcome problems by having them acknowledge unique personal strengths and abilities. (click here for [Strengths - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/139sbmiP98US04cdCybyVCZSjOUfz9Kwi/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Strengths - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Hg1vZFmZcyleZooLokLn-_zjuqM6Hqkc/view?usp=sharing) or [Strengths - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13EzDL0TSyeT_FuntMvPvY6qHYUltJrgw/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Strengths - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/16ut3F5Uw3u6TS0FE9jCIa6gd329ZH6R5/view?usp=sharing))

Openness Activities

My World:

This resource allows children to share the people and things that impact them in their world and begin conversations about how these affect mental wellness. This resource was developed by Dr. Macha Roy. (available in English and French) (click here for [My world - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/142L-dPZFnaeDxmIHQ9rOxHQxUldBCrhb/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [My world - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tsZWq5zJT4BguUnfjnaqJJXljrdcvmSI/view?usp=sharing), [Mon monde - modifiable - FR](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GevxLffOfv2x-4WENeTU4GPepYqX-4Aa/view?usp=sharing), [Mon monde - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PoLab9gT7Z4e1zpY5s0TtmZnEvy8fyJC/view?usp=sharing))

Openness Activities

My World:

This resource allows children to share the people and things that impact them in their world and begin conversations about how these affect mental wellness. This resource was developed by Dr. Macha Roy. (available in English and French) (click here for [My world - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/142L-dPZFnaeDxmIHQ9rOxHQxUldBCrhb/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [My world - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tsZWq5zJT4BguUnfjnaqJJXljrdcvmSI/view?usp=sharing), [Mon monde - modifiable - FR](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GevxLffOfv2x-4WENeTU4GPepYqX-4Aa/view?usp=sharing), [Mon monde - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PoLab9gT7Z4e1zpY5s0TtmZnEvy8fyJC/view?usp=sharing))

Openness Activities

Holism (child and youth versions, as well as versions with Medicine Wheel, quadrants, and kayak available):

This activity sheet encourages thinking through ways of maintaining spiritual, physical, emotional, and mental health. (click here for [Holism - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/19AmF5dewz8EYS9RysPpO_UOXdXSzfEb2/edit#slide=id.p1) or [Holism - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FiBQ0kRjGHjWpP3EBHvY93q1ORlKbCr2/view?usp=sharing) or [Holism - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1EpTQTXrPh7R8Hv8Mwlh-ZEFVW5sP_H7L/edit#slide=id.p1) or [Holism - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AFJUzO0fX172YbF6YiAI5fyncYYup9RU/view?usp=sharing))

Openness Activities

Exploring personal strengths with animals:

This activity sheet helps children and youth develop confidence and overcome problems by having them acknowledge unique personal strengths and abilities using animal metaphors (click here for [Animal strengths - editable - EN](https://drive.google.com/file/d/19GFBlePJ4240ehezhngzaQ46MeeMFBU4/view?usp=sharing) or [Animal strengths - PDF - EN](https://drive.google.com/file/d/19D_SE85aYCb6i1irBa8Ko3bJAzLms66p/view?usp=sharing) or [Animal strengths - editable - FR](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DHwmj7VxLhxqobbAFUrmhjvrK5KiK-IK/view?usp=sharing) or [Animal strengths - PDF - FR](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1E8kVwbShS59JpcB_7npyABaziYO1LUuF/view?usp=sharing))

Openness Activities

Emotions Chart:

A tool to describe and share emotional states, created in collaboration with an Indigenous artist, Niigaanii Petahtegoose. (click here for [Emotions chart - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JYX8egN4jL2stNx_phWbhYM_bwWZapQQ/view?usp=sharing) or [Emotions chart - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Pncw_dtiUph08bpvQ9rdOUO_1vtvRZMW/view?usp=sharing))

Openness Activities

Coping skills worksheets:

This resource comes from Deva Little-Moustache Gordon, Piikani First Nation, devalmgn@gmail.com. (click here for [Coping skills - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Jv6BVaJTCLj8Sw8VA2zNbb73Yled-C-n/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Coping skills - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gS65quvPaRffAldcaXGobyGfOC1LjeFl/view?usp=sharing) or [Coping skills - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1enbK7jR-m5uLCbLHFveBsFqf0t6mbh0D/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Coping skills - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/109Mvdyzn2ad0mm5D3xdLdeB6pLaOpqsl/view?usp=sharing))

Creativity Activities

Mental wellness colouring sheets:

These colouring sheets were created in collaboration with an Indigenous artist, Niigaanii Petahtegoose.
Download PDF versions of [this colouring page - fish]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/14zJjih5N5a28jMUV_6IlsfHMlu3yA68f/view?usp=sharing)

Creativity Activities

Mental wellness colouring sheets:

These colouring sheets were created in collaboration with an Indigenous artist, Niigaanii Petahtegoose.
Download PDF versions of [this colouring page - snow bird]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1e2W_XfBywq9Z7dRuosrsfYfhCgqmhU-w/view?usp=sharing)

Creativity Activities

Mental wellness colouring sheets:

These colouring sheets were created in collaboration with an Indigenous artist, Niigaanii Petahtegoose.
Download PDF versions of [Colouring page - plants]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eCOXBlloBkL_VVLStZf9ueHAQbtNkTei/view?usp=sharing)), or [Colouring page - flowers]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Rvkou_nlWGcVlP7GPbcbRSjYQh8slr7Z/view?usp=sharing)

Creativity Activities

My Safe Space:

Safe spaces are important to help a child feel in control and comforted, as well as teach self-soothing and emotional regulation. This resource was developed by Dr. Macha Roy. (available in English and French) (click here for [My safe space - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1gY5cOqXJsgYjhjML8Lg-2J2rS0pLBkeM/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [My safe space - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MqHgSkNwvGpDfS5bjb1YbX6ysYIBBxcV/view?usp=sharing), [Mon Lieu Sécure - modifiable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/102JEXwGhESDZxs2h6d4LfECaGnonj_zg/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [Mon Lieu Sécure - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UB87akWAIP3iqlEkS0UnBvhWCfCBGelR/view?usp=sharing))

Creativity Activities

My Safe Space:

Safe spaces are important to help a child feel in control and comforted, as well as teach self-soothing and emotional regulation. This resource was developed by Dr. Macha Roy. (available in English and French) (click here for [My safe space - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1gY5cOqXJsgYjhjML8Lg-2J2rS0pLBkeM/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [My safe space - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MqHgSkNwvGpDfS5bjb1YbX6ysYIBBxcV/view?usp=sharing), [Mon Lieu Sécure - modifiable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/102JEXwGhESDZxs2h6d4LfECaGnonj_zg/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [Mon Lieu Sécure - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UB87akWAIP3iqlEkS0UnBvhWCfCBGelR/view?usp=sharing))

Creativity Activities

Mental wellness colouring sheets:

These colouring sheets were created in collaboration with an Indigenous artist, Niigaanii Petahtegoose.
Download PDF versions of [Colouring page - flowers with positive mental health messaging]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1f396VGKPOpZ_A-qyEYoomO9JjUQ5du35/view?usp=sharing)

Creativity Activities

What I Feel Inside:

This resource helps children recognize and communicate the physical effects of emotions. This resource was developed by Dr. Macha Roy. (available in English and French) (click here for [What I Feel Inside - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qo4me8_CLJBYbwo1pB-ZQs4VBuF6lcx6/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [What I Feel Inside - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gJiCX5AS5gs0G3x_GF383mQW9xMxptsu/view?usp=sharing), [Ce que je ressens en dedans - modifiable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/12nMl6j2vbt29eLXWYyLfROuuh9tZSnIM/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [Ce que je ressens en dedans - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cMT3p5USFtvnjneS-Ssm6Iuw15QwTqmL/view?usp=sharing))

Calming Activities

Breathing Exercises:

Tools to practice self-identification of needs and regulation when experiencing overwhelming emotions through familiar symbols. This resource comes from Deva Little-Moustache Gordon, Piikani First Nation, devalmgn@gmail.com.
o Facilitator versions, including rationale and instructions (click here for [Breathing exercises facilitator guide - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jHmlIUIDhohiDbRe539jXIAyQ5uY-7bf/view?usp=sharing) or [Breathing exercises facilitator guide - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kthf6LXnIBz6YgqC5ZqvtwOhwrncirT2/view?usp=sharing))
o Child versions, including "butterfly breathing", "walleye breathing", and "teepee breathing" posters (click here for [Breathing exercises - child version - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_ngrJBVF3iqIWv27jxWoJ4Pe9kQFDBll/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Breathing exercises - child version - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F1fdbfwajz7ob2XGleGQjGgY4uAtQzfR/view?usp=sharing)). (click here for [Breathing exercises - child version - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1WvW-SLO1AHkMiPKn21qFkVuePF2qgxv8/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Breathing exercises - child version - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1P6oeigovPgNaXega7hmdTHj96TCG0ivL/view?usp=sharing).

Calming Activities

Breathing Exercises:

Tools to practice self-identification of needs and regulation when experiencing overwhelming emotions through familiar symbols. This resource comes from Deva Little-Moustache Gordon, Piikani First Nation, devalmgn@gmail.com.
o Facilitator versions, including rationale and instructions (click here for [Breathing exercises facilitator guide - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jHmlIUIDhohiDbRe539jXIAyQ5uY-7bf/view?usp=sharing) or [Breathing exercises facilitator guide - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kthf6LXnIBz6YgqC5ZqvtwOhwrncirT2/view?usp=sharing))
o Child versions, including "butterfly breathing", "walleye breathing", and "teepee breathing" posters (click here for [Breathing exercises - child version - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_ngrJBVF3iqIWv27jxWoJ4Pe9kQFDBll/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Breathing exercises - child version - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F1fdbfwajz7ob2XGleGQjGgY4uAtQzfR/view?usp=sharing)). (click here for [Breathing exercises - child version - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1WvW-SLO1AHkMiPKn21qFkVuePF2qgxv8/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Breathing exercises - child version - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1P6oeigovPgNaXega7hmdTHj96TCG0ivL/view?usp=sharing).

Calming Activities

Breathing Exercises:

Tools to practice self-identification of needs and regulation when experiencing overwhelming emotions through familiar symbols. This resource comes from Deva Little-Moustache Gordon, Piikani First Nation, devalmgn@gmail.com.
o Versions are available in Cree - click here for [Breathing exercises - child version - editable - Cree]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1G-Xhc-XnpDO8nmwBmB6PsHQY-31L50c_/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Breathing exercises - child version - PDF - Cree]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zAQcnvdSwyiQsT-yeV4SNQ6oIq_90uaZ/view?usp=sharing). This resource was translated by Frances Visitor from Wemindji, Quebec into a Northern dialect of Cree.

Calming Activities

Calming Space:

Recommendations to provide a safe place for children to self-regulate without distraction. This resource comes from Deva Little-Moustache Gordon, Piikani First Nation, devalmgn@gmail.com.
o Facilitator version, including rationale and instructions (click here for [Calming space facilitator guide - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/137Z_dfr8gZCWAaTkUvHV3zyfYje3DDQM/view?usp=sharing) or [Calming space facilitator guide - PDF - FR](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ED4GB74kZwvn_YcQlm0lwUZKWHuDlSru/view?usp=sharing))
o Click here for [Calming Space Technique Activity worksheet-PDF-EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SjqGeusHLWq65JCiUQi1i9WfSv3R5vln/view?usp=sharing)

Calming Activities

Mindfulness tracing (canoe and whale versions available):

These tools encourage self-regulation through an interactive, sensory activity. (click here for [Mindfulness tracing - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14UssA9FzWoVAsPAm0rxF-Sd6ad-V8hCz/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Mindfulness tracing - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1e_JWTbNlThW2l58ZAokuLDCh3JxMuVYJ/view?usp=sharing) or [Mindfulness tracing - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14hm73IxtEHJBWlGTTPMF4sAbSfTWyEgb/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Mindfulness tracing - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AIsTGNaGdqdoaSXk4c5pLTwMFI_w8d0Z/view?usp=sharing))

Calming Activities

Social Media Positive Messaging Materials:

These materials were created to demonstrate positive affirmations that are culturally relevant for and speak to Indigenous children and youth. Additionally, these materials aim to normalize mental wellness and mental wellbeing within Indigenous communities. (click here for [Social media materials - PDF - EN](https://drive.google.com/file/d/19Y0yYsXts8k8WGTGfi06U-vo9VrUQNEJ/view) or [Social media materials - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/16WcQCuLywnSdQmSk28YsQ_ABHk4bjKWE/view?usp=sharing) or [Social media materials - editable - blank]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/168INXc5iIsX7VecV0R4Psd2JW3q8XiV4/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true))

Calming Activities

Self-care word search:

Engage children and youth in a word search activity to familiarize them with self-care language. (click here for [Self-care word search - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1W7jLQBzFFK4E1LCNNtw1OKn94opvuGwj/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true)
Click here for [Self-care word search – PDF- EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WZk-Q-h52ZrwMLMLu94TEKpyylX0yzeh/view?usp=sharing)
Click here for [Self-care word search – PDF – FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qtbKEm1BAHuCMR2lnxBzohHYZdp6TZnd/view?usp=sharing)

Balance Activities

My Community:

Activity to help children and youth familiarize with their community. Click here to download [My Community - PDF-EN](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1K1GX_RqT00rzgXyEjWF046MdFeMZK01T/view?usp=sharing), or here to download [My Community-Editable-EN](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1K7oKu69_OPsFKuFdj_A7JKARjO6Y_CF1/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true).
Click here to download [My Community-PDF-French](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NJ8hFd44VKAVifaoEMnFqtKYnQVSOO0f/view?usp=sharing), or here for [My Community- Editable- French](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1NGVQt04JBAk1j_kScbmw0jwG6gjq1wN7/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true).

Balance Activities

Self-care and plant growing:

These tools introduce the concept of self-care through an exercise and relatable activity (plant growing) (click here for [Plant growing facilitator guide - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14sCn51UnrFCJ5B5JylrJIy16MexPaMDP/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Plant growing facilitator guide - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ThQwMT6L4cYeoUQw_PdL0EVyr_5vIvwo/view?usp=sharing) or [Plant growing facilitator guide - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14xJHoLlzd6QmA1_MWBwPL16M9c14cPlQ/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Plant growing facilitator guide - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YceEagqXUHqxwNP18RcNUxNUEJGxzrsH/view?usp=sharing)).

Balance Activities

My Positive Homework:

Activity sheets to challenge your child or youth to incorporate positivity, gratitude, and mental wellness activities each day. This resource was developed by Dr. Macha Roy. (available in English and French) (click here for [My Positive Homework - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1F-mVzbY2cI1bX1tQdTP0BtF37OAfAJaF/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [My Positive Homework - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WAkEulSDYFFvvS4kM3fhs15Wdj1QDMfs/view?usp=sharing g), [Mes devoirs positifs - modifiable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1WIPBba15UtcoY7E9vHPGBPcKsQnX4F5P/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [Mes devoirs positifs - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MMIcSy5PoS7QaOmC3iYxFWy49b1WwsY_/view?usp=sharing))

Balance Activities

I Did It!:

A responsibility checklist for children and youth to use to promote balance in their life. Click here to download [Responsibility Chart - PDF-EN](https://drive.google.com/file/d/12UQuMtd1H7OhFzHBa4cJkMBR1KP0iaEY/view?usp=sharing), or here to download [Responsibility Chart- Editable- EN](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1JwiOgG8YbW_7MdrV2bnG2gy22DtZkVWd/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true)
Or click here to download [Responsibility Chart- PDF- French](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NG4-ZlMML_fvP26WpweefggRgIIahuhN/view?usp=sharing), or [Responsibility Chart- Editable- French](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1NCDTIbUasNRAdEZUZy1QhID-tPGTTPDp/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) .

Balance Activities

My Thoughts:

Thoughts can be hard to communicate - work with a child or youth to draw or write their thoughts, feelings, and emotions to start important conversations. This resource was developed by Dr. Macha Roy. (available in English and French) (click here for [My Thoughts - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/18DyTDt6pRPa6c6KEbjuUkEkVIoryvFq6/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [My Thoughts - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1B8uLKwT10fRE9NUoty-ModN0CW9XxMry/view?usp=sharing), [Mes pensées - modifiable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/18QKcjBpwPJ56PvkslKEpC7YhvWI9zTbm/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true), [Mes pensées - PDF - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1t3F4bjesXY_1q87G5gbyWPyDuwc8tNXe/view?usp=sharing))

Balance Activities

What makes you happy?:

Engage children and youth in conversations about activities that can be used for self-care and emotional regulation. Different versions are available with different example activities, such as painting, beading, dancing, as well as symbols such as the Métis Sash. Choose the version that is most relevant to your community. (click here for [What makes you happy? - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15KKsSo95NMx_9iOokPGFTjcev_6B0GEU/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [What makes you happy? - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aeduq1TBeeQMzDzn8BdRTaKWkxr5RjnZ/view?usp=sharing) or [What makes you happy? - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15TgA2Y9ZTZjMD6vckGK0ggp2ADQJFYzb/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [What makes you happy? - pdf - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kbIn8E1nNfUy7JlivJfy-FyTdF9mMiAU/view?usp=sharing))

Balance Activities

What makes you happy?:

Engage children and youth in conversations about activities that can be used for self-care and emotional regulation. Different versions are available with different example activities, such as painting, beading, dancing, as well as symbols such as the Métis Sash. Choose the version that is most relevant to your community. (click here for [What makes you happy? - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15KKsSo95NMx_9iOokPGFTjcev_6B0GEU/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [What makes you happy? - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aeduq1TBeeQMzDzn8BdRTaKWkxr5RjnZ/view?usp=sharing) or [What makes you happy? - editable - FR]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15TgA2Y9ZTZjMD6vckGK0ggp2ADQJFYzb/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [What makes you happy? - pdf - FR]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kbIn8E1nNfUy7JlivJfy-FyTdF9mMiAU/view?usp=sharing))

Balance Activities

Balancing supports:

This activity sheet encourages children and youth to consider how they help others and who helps them to ensure a balanced support network. (Click here for [Balancing supports - editable - EN]( https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/11o7-NdS5tUyTYkex1xbE_CK_DWPBBbuU/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Balancing supports - PDF - EN]( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TKUcoqMdA-CeOyTUjKG3daCR7ar6Pknp/view?usp=sharing) or [Balancing supports - editable - FR](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DHd9HqYqpZCX29fy__TbDzNw4Ey3nunC/view?usp=sharing) or [Balancing supports - PDF - FR](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DBCHrLtjTAq3Z-yCAkv7Y0CYYyneg2BN/view))

Balance Activities

Word of The Week:

This worksheet offers an opportunity to implement a word of the week in children's traditional language (Click here for [Word of The Week - editable - EN](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1FD8C4r-_64ra7Z0vO00Z-t54UCSo2GWr/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true ) or [Word of The Week - PDF - EN](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S-jPH2cf6CBFdc8qSELPDrjt7cL3oOSF/view?usp=sharing) or [Word of The Week - editable - FR](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1IJ_IG9-zZVaplzAty_KHuflBBHm9BUn6/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=112607051894152054451&rtpof=true&sd=true) or [Word of The Week - PDF - FR](https://drive.google.com/file/d/18Q81fz2eddivFvx3aj0dr3hRsyNmcfGH/view?usp=sharing))

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HELP LINES

It can help to talk. There are people waiting to help you. Reach out to Elders, parents, and adults in your community to ask for help.

You can also reach out to these confidential, anonymous resources designed for First Nation, Inuit, and Metis children and youth available 24/7:
[Hope for Wellness](https://www.hopeforwellness.ca) has an online chat or you can call 1-855-242-3310.
[LGBT Youthline](https://www.youthline.ca/) has an online chat or you can call 647-694-4275.
[Kids Help Phone](https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-info/first-nations-inuit-and-metis/?utm_medium=vanity&utm_source=kidshelpphone.ca/indigenous&utm_campaign=IndigenousYouthInitiatives) lets you text, live chat, or call someone at 1-800-668-6868.

INUIT RESOURCES (Canada-wide and province-based)

Click here to access a document with [Inuit Resources Across Canada & Online](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SOFOso42xTHUlod2a-b9xnsFoXJzn1fE/view?usp=sharing)

LINKS TO EXTERNAL RESOURCES

The following list contains existing, public mental wellness resources that were created by and/or for Indigenous community use. They are listed here to acknowledge the important work already done to support the mental wellness of Indigenous children and youth

[Shkaabe Makwa: CAMH](https://www.camh.ca/en/driving-change/shkaabe-makwa)
[Inuit Cultural Online Resources (including videos, activity sheets, and language booklets)](http://www.icor.inuuqatigiit.ca/activity-sheets)
[Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: A Community Story Workshop Model](https://www.pauktuutit.ca/wp-content/uploads/Pauktuutit_CommunityStory_English_WEB.pdf)
[Eskasoni mental health videos](https://www.eskasonimentalhealth.org/our-story)
[Access Open Minds resource portal](https://accessopenminds.ca/resources/)
[Nishnawbe Aski Nation: Healing the Generations Residential School, Self-Care](http://rschools.nan.on.ca/upload/documents/section-5/self-care-plan.pdf)
[We Matter campaign toolkit](https://wemattercampaign.org/)
[Books for children and youth](https://drive.google.com/file/d/18Sg6IO-Js5WlVKldri-8DJvRJ6o0DAdy/view?usp=sharing) (list created by the ACHWM Team)
[Support services](https://drive.google.com/file/d/180zztuOX20XM113lgSu3rtOEC7KOKjiK/view?usp=sharing) (list created by the ACHWM Team)
[Language resources](https://drive.google.com/file/d/18Tl1XPZeFGGcSJ5KaJO_dXAa9HbMK2kl/view?usp=sharing) (list created by the ACHWM Team)

LINKS TO EXTERNAL RESOURCES

The following list contains existing, public mental wellness resources that were created by and/or for Indigenous community use. They are listed here to acknowledge the important work already done to support the mental wellness of Indigenous children and youth

[Shkaabe Makwa: CAMH](https://www.camh.ca/en/driving-change/shkaabe-makwa)
[Inuit Cultural Online Resources (including videos, activity sheets, and language booklets)](http://www.icor.inuuqatigiit.ca/activity-sheets)
[Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: A Community Story Workshop Model](https://www.pauktuutit.ca/wp-content/uploads/Pauktuutit_CommunityStory_English_WEB.pdf)
[Eskasoni mental health videos](https://www.eskasonimentalhealth.org/our-story)
[Access Open Minds resource portal](https://accessopenminds.ca/resources/)
[Nishnawbe Aski Nation: Healing the Generations Residential School, Self-Care](http://rschools.nan.on.ca/upload/documents/section-5/self-care-plan.pdf)
[We Matter campaign toolkit](https://wemattercampaign.org/)
[Books for children and youth](https://drive.google.com/file/d/18Sg6IO-Js5WlVKldri-8DJvRJ6o0DAdy/view?usp=sharing) (list created by the ACHWM Team)
[Support services](https://drive.google.com/file/d/180zztuOX20XM113lgSu3rtOEC7KOKjiK/view?usp=sharing) (list created by the ACHWM Team)
[Language resources](https://drive.google.com/file/d/18Tl1XPZeFGGcSJ5KaJO_dXAa9HbMK2kl/view?usp=sharing) (list created by the ACHWM Team)

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