Teacher Resources

Discover a variety of in-class resources, activities, free online games and learning modules aimed at increasing youth engagement and awareness on current health topics impacting children in grades 1-5, teens (grades 7-12) and young adults.

Where to find Opioid Education Resources For Teachers?

Program Area: Know More Opioids

Book a free, interactive virtual experience for your classroom and discover activities and resources designed to educate students on the risks associated with opioid use and how to reduce harms (e.g. knowing how to recognize and react to an opioid overdose) and the importance of reducing the stigma associated with addiction.

What are the facts and key takeaways of the Know More Opioids In-class experience? See tips about harm reduction, non-stigmatizing language and recognizing the signs of an opioid overdose.

Learn more about how the Know More Opioids awareness program can help teachers engage teens and young adults on the facts surrounding the opioid crisis, opioid overdoses, fentanyl, naloxone, and stigma.

You can download, share and print any of the posters, factsheets and videos from Health Canada’s opioid awareness resources to start a conversation with your students or group.​

A collection of engaging activities and in-class exercises that help students learn the facts, know the risks associated with opioid use and see how stigma impacts people who use drugs.

What Cannabis Educational Resources can you use in the classroom?

Program Area: Pursue Your Passion

Book an interactive, free and virtual cannabis education program for your 7 to 12 grade students. An ambassador will engage with them through activities and quizzes to raise awareness around the risks of cannabis use and introduce the concept of pursuing activities that help students feel their best.

How can the Pursue Your Passion awareness program help teachers educate students in grades 7 to 12 on cannabis health risks, impacts on mental health and brain function?

Use this engaging activity as a classroom resource. Lead your students through fact-based information, thought-provoking activities, and inspiration to pursue a passion without the use of cannabis.

Learn how teachers can build their own Pursue Your Passion learning module with guided school exercises for students in grades 7 to 12, with a focus on physical activity, music, and art as activities to pursue instead of cannabis use.

What effects does cannabis have on the brain and mental health? Teachers can use these engaging activities as educational resources.

How to prevent tick bites?

Program Area: Ticks & Tick Bite Prevention

Use these resources and games with your students to increase youth engagement and awareness about what ticks are, how to avoid ticks and how to prevent tick bites.

How to help prevent ticks, How to remove ticks and how to do a tick check. Free educational videos on how to reduce ticks around your home, how to properly remove a tick, how to do a tick check.

Rent the free tick exhibit for your school and add this tool to your Health and Wellness learning module. It will provide you with resources to talk with children about ticks and tick bite prevention.

Check out our tick bite prevention educational resources: printable fact sheets, pamphlets, brochures and videos.

Vaping education for students: How to discuss vaping in the classroom?

Program Area: Consider the Consequences of Vaping

Use these modules as classroom activities to inform teens on vaping health risks and vaping consequences. A fun teaching tool that will increase youth engagement!

Get the facts and know the health risks associated with vaping through three free online games: What is the real cost of vaping? What hidden dangers does vaping have? What products contain nicotine?

What health hazards can you find in your house?

Program Area: Healthy Home

Use these games to engage learning about the potential household hazards in different rooms. Encourage healthy home education, players learn how to protect themselves and those around them.

What is Stigma and how can you reduce it?

Program Area: Harms of Substance Use Stigma

Raise awareness on the consequences of substance use stigma by exploring real stories. The following content may contain sensitive themes that are not suitable for all audiences – practice caution when sharing in the classroom.

Facts about stigma and tips on how to help reduce stigma. Use these resources to raise awareness around substance use and stigma.

What is stigma, and how can you reduce it? When talking about the consequences of substance use in the classroom, bring up the importance of reducing stigma.

What food educational resources can you share with students?

Program Area: Canada’s food guide

Use these tips as in-class resources to help increase awareness around food marketing and encourage students to develop healthy eating habits.

How can your students follow healthy eating habits at school? Include these tips and ideas for snacks in your Health and Wellness learning module.