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Pink Shirt Day recognized this year on Feb. 24, 2021

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 24.
Recognized worldwide since it began in 2007, Pink Shirt Day is an opportunity to promote healthy relationships, respect diversity and to take a stand against bullying. We all share a responsibility to stop bullying when we see it.
Staff and students are encouraged to recognize the day and wear pink. You can also use #WhereToTurn to post photos online of people wearing a pink shirt or mask. Posters, social media graphics and other resources are available at Pink Shirt Day Alberta. Promoting the day shows commitment and understanding of the importance of promoting healthy relationships and creating environments that are welcoming, caring, respectful, safe and free of bullying behaviours.
Further information in available on promoting healthy relationships in schools and on how to identify, prevent and respond to bullying. The Bullying Helpline (1‑888‑456‑2323) is available 24 hours, 7 days a week in more than 170 languages, and the Bullying Online Chat is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at Bullying ‑ Find supports. Both are confidential.
Additional resources are available through t
he Alberta COVID‑19 Youth Mental Health Resource Hub, a partnership between the Alberta government, jack.org and the Kids Help phone.
Indigenous students and staff may also wish to contact the toll-free Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or the online chat at hopeforwellness.ca (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). This line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada in Cree, Ojibwe and Inuktitut.

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