A youth program for your school!

You wish to present in-class activities to raise awareness on time spent in front of a screen among your students? The Heart and Stroke Foundation provides free turnkey tools that meet the pedagogical objectives of the Québec Education Program and the Healthy School Program. Don’t forget to take a look at the online training in the Quick Start section to learn more about the notions presented in the program.

Sip Smart!

The program is currently under review and will be updated soon.

Meanwhile, look for an upcoming pamphlet! Based on the Sip Smart! program, it aims to raise the general public’s awareness of the negative effects of sugary drinks. Use it when working with children and youth. Limited printed copies are available. Contact us to get yours or if you have questions.

For more information:

Emmanuelle Dumoulin, RD, project coordinator in Health promotion
emmanuelle.dumoulin@coeuretavc.ca
Phone: 514-871-8038 ext. 262
1-800-567-8563

Screen Smart!

Helping Children Reduce Their Screen Time!

Launched in the Fall of 2013, Screen Smart! is a turnkey program for teachers and health professionals who work in schools settings. This initiative is designed to make students from kindergarten to grade 6 aware of how much time they spend in front of screens while encouraging them to choose healthy physical or recreational activities such as sports, biking, reading or doing crafts, etc.

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This turnkey program was adapted by The Heart and Stroke Foundation for distribution in the province of Québec. The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impacts by:

  •    Preventing disease (e.g. give children and youth the best start for a long, healthy life)
  •    Saving lives (e.g. enable faster, better cardiac emergency response and treatment)
  •    Promoting recovery (e.g. enhance support for survivors, families and caregivers)