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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What’s new at DASH

New Mental Health Week Toolkit

The 71st annual Mental Health week is May 2nd to 8th. The Canadian Mental Health Association has created a toolkit with ready-made social media posts for all platforms to easily spread awareness. Canadian Mental Health Association is encouraging people…

Healthy School Communities Certification

This year’s Healthy School Communities Certification deadline is May 6, 2022 at 9am PDT. This year we had schools from across British Columbia commit to building healthier communities at their schools. Healthy School Communities Certification gives…

GoByBike Week

Spring GoByBike Week is back from May 30th to June 5th, 2022. Participation is free, fun, and helps British Columbians stay fit and healthy, while also being great for the environment. This year’s grand prize is a cycling adventure for 2 in the Netherlands!…