JCSH Priorities

Explore our key focus areas for the 2020-2025 JCSH mandate


Recognizing the mental, physical, emotional, and academic impacts of the pandemic on school communities, particularly children and youth.

General Information

  • For more information, visit Canada.ca/covid-vaccine and your provincial or territorial website for information based on where you live.
  • Our COVID-19 Awareness Tool Kit is also available online and provides links to more information resources about COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines.
  • We also have COVID-19 resource products in languages beyond English and French. These multilingual resources are available on our COVID-19 Awareness resource pages.


Substance Use

Preventing substance use harms in school-aged children and youth from a positive youth development perspective using the Comprehensive School Health Framework.

Other Areas

We have many areas of resources that do not fall into the categories above. We’ve sorted them by category below.

Sexual Health Education

Concussion Resources

Forest & Nature School Canada

Canadian Association of Principals (CAP) Journal Articles

Stories From The Field

Canadian Journal of Public Health

Canadian Journal of Public Health

In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations and other international organizations, the Joint Consortium for School Health co-authored a peer-reviewed article entitled Schools for Health, Education and Development: A Call for Action published in the November 2008 issue of Health Promotion International. The article is based on results of an international review of school health evidence conducted during the 2007 WHO Technical meeting, co-hosted by the JCSH in Vancouver, BC.

Injury Related Resources

General Topics

CAP Journal on School Health

If you would like help finding the resources you need, contact the Joint Consortium for School Health today!