At School

National Aboriginal Health Organization
NAHO has this great children’s booklet entitled ‘Our Healthy Journey’ made by First Nation’s children submitted photos and stories for understanding what Health to them is.
www.naho.ca/firstnations/english/documents/OurHealthyJourney_000.pdf
National Aboriginal Health Organization
NAHO has released this education booklet titled ‘Scared Ways of Life’ traditional knowledge booklet. This is a great resource for First Nation communities in understanding the benefits of Traditional health, education and making populations aware of traditional health.
www.naho.ca/firstnations/english/documents/toolkits/FNC_TraditionalKnowledgeToolkit.pdf
Native Web
Native Web has a very extensive list on International Aboriginal Health- Elder Resources. Information has been gathered from the Maori of New Zealand to the Aborigines of Chile. This is an excellent website to visit if you’re looking to do a bit more research on Traditional Health.
www.nativeweb.org/resources/health_elder_resources
Native Science
Information on traditional teachings, food and local systems of traditional knowledge from the Arctic.
www.nativescience.org/html/traditional_knowledge.html
Safe Healthy Schools
A Gateway to information on comprehensive school health (CSH) and health promoting schools (HPS).Providing links to research, reports, how-to manuals, planning & assessment tools, lesson plans and student web-quests.
www.safehealthyschools.org
WHO
Developing a Health-Promoting School; information on policy development, assessing your schools services and determining if the school is ready for health promotion.
euro.who.int/document/e90053.pdf
Durham Region
Healthy Schools Toolkit: A Guide For Creating a Healthy School Environment; this booklet has excellent resources for educators on assessing programming, action plans and other school’s success stories.
www.region.durham.on.ca/departments/health/schools/schoolToolkit.pdf
Thunder Bay District Health Unit
The Thunder Bay District Health Unit has put together a list of program resources. This booklet can be used as an example to get your program ideas off to a great start. (Health Promotion, Physical Activity, Injury Prevention, Smoking Cessation ideas are all included in the free of charge booklet).
www.tbdhu.com/NR/rdonlyres/AD25E2BD-7B40-4ABA-B73F-7DD5F6F03BCE/0/HPS_resource_guide.pdf
Youth Health
National Youth Health Promotion Program Manual – can be used for gathering information, research, awareness and implementing in your own community programs.
www.youthhealth.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/Health_Promotion/Youth_Health_Resource_-_Web.pdf
DOWNLOADABLE MATERIALS
Healthy Community Toolkit
This toolkit was developed by The Food Trust (U.S Department of Disease Control and Prevention). Although this material is not Canadian made, there is still great information on creating a healthy school policy - nutrition polices, making an action plan and evaluating how great your program was.
Download here.