Prioritizing Mental Health and Well-being
Welcome to Uchenna Academy’s Mental Health Practices webpage! We understand the importance of nurturing the well-being of our students, and that’s why we have implemented comprehensive mental health practices to support their holistic development. Our commitment to promoting mental wellness extends beyond the classroom, creating a safe and supportive environment for all students.
Our Approach to Mental Health:
At Uchenna Academy, we prioritize mental health as an integral part of our students’ overall well-being. Our dedicated team of professionals, including guidance counselors and trained staff, are here to provide the necessary support and resources.
Mental Health Services and Referral to Lumenus:
As part of our commitment to offering comprehensive mental health support, we collaborate with Lumenus, a leading mental health organization. Lumenus specializes in providing expert counseling and therapeutic services to individuals of all ages.
Through our collaboration with Lumenus, we ensure that our students have access to a wide range of mental health services. Whether it’s dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health concerns, Lumenus offers professional support tailored to each student’s unique needs.
To learn more about the exceptional services provided by Lumenus, please visit their website: Lumenus | Mental Health, Developmental & Community Services
Schedule a virtual or in-person appointment with a counsellor
- Contact Lumenus: 416-482-0081 ext 5
- Send an email to Lumenus: Programs & Services – Lumenus
If you require immediate crisis intervention:
- Call 911
- Toronto Distress Centre (24 hrs): 416-408-4357
- Gerstein Centre (24 hrs): 416-929-5200
Confidentiality and Privacy:
At Uchenna Academy, we understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality and privacy when it comes to mental health matters. All information shared with our mental health professionals and referred services, including Lumenus, is treated with the utmost care and respect. We follow strict protocols to ensure the privacy of our students and their families.
Promoting Mental Well-being Together:
Creating a positive and supportive environment requires a collective effort. At Uchenna Academy, we actively involve students and staff in promoting mental well-being. We organize awareness campaigns to foster understanding, resilience, and self-care practices.
We encourage open communication, providing a safe space for students to share their concerns and seek guidance. Our goal is to empower our students with the skills and tools necessary to navigate the challenges they may encounter during their academic and athletic journey.
Reach Out for Support:
If you or someone you know at Uchenna Academy requires mental health support, we encourage you to reach out to our guidance counselors or designated staff members. They will provide assistance, guidance, and, if needed, facilitate referral to Lumenus or other specialized mental health services.
Remember, at Uchenna Academy, your mental well-being matters. Together, we can foster a healthy and thriving school community.