Resources

Peel's site for a list of issues including:
bullying, depression, eating disorders, gambling and gaming, belonging and fitting in, loneliness and isolation, numbness, pregnancy, psychosis, running away, stressed/ overwhelmed, suicide, substance use, self harm, worrying and anxiety, and questions about sex
 
Bullying: Internet Resources
 
 
Canadian Mental Health Association - Peel
 
Dealing with Divorce and Separation
 
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual
Youth Beyond Barriers: youth@aysp.ca
Positive Space Peel: www.positivespacepeel.org
Lesbian, Gay, Bi Youth Line: www.youthline.ca (1-800-268-9688 M - F, 4pm - 9:30)
Queer Muslim Community: http://www.salaamcanada.com/
 
Health Canada Food Guide - healthy eating and living
 
Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
 
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
 
Math Homework Help
https://homeworkhelp.ilc.org/chat/index.php - free online math tutoring for Grades 7 - 12!
 
Peel Children's Centre
 
Peel Region Health
 
Phone Numbers:
 
Bereaved Families of Ontario                                                                      (905) 813-4337
Child and Family Mental Health Clinic, Credit Valley Hospital                        (905) 813-2398
Family Services of Peel                                                                              (905) 453-5775
Peel Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Youth                                                        (905) 791-7800
Region of Peel Health                                                                                (905) 799-7700
The Parent Help Line                                                                                1-888-603-9100
 
Recreation Programs:
 
Find activities at Mississauga's Community Centres: http://www1.city.mississauga.on.ca/connect2rec
 
School Novel: Egghead, by Caroline Pignat
 
 
Skills Canada
 
Student Vote - Ontario Election on October 6th, 2011
 
Study Tips
 
Terry Fox Foundation
 
We Day/ Free the Children
On September 27th at the Air Canada Centre 18000 students held a giant pep-rally to inspire and celebrate the youth movement for global change.  Speakers and performers included: Rick Hansen, Joe Jonas, Nelly Furtado, Mary Robinson, Nina Dobreu, Danny Glover, City and Colour, Shawn Desman, Kardinal, Classified, Waneek Horn-Miller, Patch Adams, Neverest, Nikki Yanofsky, Spencer West, Robin Wiszowaty, Degrassi actors, and Michel Chkwanine.
This year, due to Peel's Re-organization Day on September 27th we were unable to attend the event.  However, you can check out the streaming of We Day at:
 
Who is Nobody?
Want to know more about our "Beacon" project for the year? It started out as nobody...
Ruth Thompson Middle School is featured on this website!  Check out the documentaries of "Who is Green" and "Special Education"
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