New information sheets will help educators and parents/caregivers talk to youth about cannabis

These info-sheets for educators and parents/caregivers were developed in collaboration by School Mental Health Ontario, the Ministry of Education, and the Provincial System Support Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

The info-sheets contains facts on cannabis, information on cannabis legalization, the health and social effects of cannabis use on youth, as well as where to find support and additional information.

They are available in both English and French.

What educators need to know 

This Info-Sheet helps educators to have informed conversations with students about recreational cannabis.

Download the English version (PDF)

Download the French version (PDF). 

What parents, guardians and caregivers need to know 

This Info-Sheet on recreational cannabis is for parents/guardians and caregivers of youth in grades 5 to 12. It provides information about cannabis, cannabis legalization, risks, signs of a problem, how to help your child and where to get more information and support.

Download the English version (PDF)

Download the French version (PDF).