What is a Wellness Coach?

What is an MHCB Wellness Coach?

Successful Families-Successful Kids MHCB Wellness Coaches are funded through the province-wide Mental Health Capacity Building in Schools initiative to provide mental health prevention and promotion programming at our schools and in the community. 

Some of our services/programs include:

  • Relaxation groups
  • Mindfulness
  • Boys/Girls Grooups
  • Self-Regulation Skills
  • Parent information and support
  • Collaboration with and referrals to community agencies
  • Information sessions/Wellness classes on a  variety of topics including: emotional literacy, healthy relationships, relaxation skills, and self-esteem
  • Universal mental health prevention and promotion activities.

What can a Wellness Coach help with?

  • Do you need help finding resources in your community and information on how to access them?
  • Do you need someone to talk with about everyday stress and challenges and where to access resources and assistance in dealing with these?
  • Is your family trying to cope with grief and loss issues?
  • Does your child need assistance dealing with anxiety or stress?
  • Does your child have a hard time controlling their emotions?
  • Is your child missing school due to feelings of anxiety or depression?
  • A Wellness Coach is also able to tailor services to assist a student to achieve personal success at school and at home.