DASH – Dedicated Action for School Health is a registered charity committed to promoting, supporting and facilitating the creation of healthy school communities in BC.

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Healthy School Communities Certification

The certification is designed to build the capacity of schools to identify and address a priority health topic in their school community through the engagement of students, educators, and community partners.

Comprehensive School Health

CSH is an internationally recognized framework for supporting improvements in students’ educational outcomes while addressing school health in a planned, integrated and holistic way.

Supporting School Communities

DASH supports school communities by providing health promotion initiatives. New in 2021 is DASH’s Vaping: The More You Know.

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Congratulations to Schools Participating in this years’ Healthy School Communities Certification!

Congratulations to the 23 schools across British Columbia that have registered for year 3 of the Healthy School Communities Certification! Throughout the school year, participating schools will be guided through a 4-step process that helps them plan and…

Funding Opportunity for Student-Led Climate Change Projects

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) is offering $500 grants for students and teachers to create Action Projects that support sustainability in their school community. Action Projects must be student-led and relate to climate change or other sustainability…

Suicide Prevention Training

DASH BC is happy to offer the Question Persuade Refer suicide prevention training program to school communities across BC. During this workshop, DASH’s own Comprehensive School Health Facilitator and Certified QPR Gatekeeper Instructor, Lauren Oleksewich,…