In the report In Balance, the NBHC has observed that communities that focus on achieving the right balance between the treatment of mental illnesses and the promotion of mental health show better outcomes for children and youth. This balance can be achieved by integrating assets from community partners and from publicly funded services.
The purpose of the New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey (NBSWS) is to examine students' perceptions, attitudes and behaviours in a number of key areas related to student well-being. It is a provincial initiative of the New Brunswick Department of Social Development - Wellness Branch in cooperation with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Data collection and analysis is carried out by the NBHC. A summary of key indicators, including comparisons with the 2015-2016 edition of the survey, is appended to the end of some reports.
An infographic full of data on the use of cannabis among New Brunswick youth: by geography, by district, by subgroup and over time, as well as the factors most related to their use of cannabis.
This document highlights the key risks associated with heart disease and stroke, and which communities are most at risk.
An overview of results from the New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey for grade 4 and 5 students.
An overview of tobacco smoking habits and risks for lung cancer, at the province level and community level.
The New Brunswick Elementary Student Wellness Survey is a provincial initiative of the Department of Social Development – Wellness Branch, in co-operation with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Data collection and analysis is conducted by the New Brunswick Health Council. The purpose of the survey is to examine the health and wellness attitudes and behaviours of students and to share data to promote action around wellness.
My Community at a Glance is a set of 33 community profiles that present demographics, health determinants and health outcomes to stimulate interest in building healthier communities. The information in each profile gives a comprehensive view about the people who live, learn, work, and take part in community life in this area.
This document reports on multiyear trends regarding the health of New Brunswick children and youth. The report focuses on four priority areas: improving mental health; achieving healthy weights; preventing injuries and achieving tobacco-free living. The report also highlights the importance of adequate sleep to improve all four priority areas and overall wellbeing. The final section provides some thoughts on future areas of action to help children and youth and improve our measuring and understanding of data.
Insufficient sleep time among youth can have consequences on your mental health, weight, risk of injury and likeliness to use tobacco.