Reinforcing the need to advocate for mental health awareness in educational settings.


What is the Mental Health Academy?
The Mental Health Academy is a signature TeenMentalHealth.Org event furthering education in mental health using evidence-based research and programs.

How many editions of The Academy have taken place?
This year will be the 7th edition of The Academy.

When does The Academy take place?
This year, The Academy will take place on July 19.

Where does The Academy take place?
The Academy will take place at the Spatz Theatre in Halifax, NS. The address is: 1855 Trollope St, Halifax, NS B3H 0A4

If travelling from out of town, where is the most convenient place to stay?
There are several accommodations in downtown Halifax. Once we have a conference rate set-up, we will post that information on the accommodation page of this website.

How much does it cost to register for The Academy?
To be determined.

Are meals included at this conference?
Yes. Lunch and nutrition breaks are included in your registration fee. When registering for The Academy, please notify organizers of any dietary restrictions.

When can registrants select their breakout sessions?
The schedule is currently being developed. Expect it to be comprised of plenary and breakout sessions. Once it is complete, registrants will receive an email prompting advanced registration for breakout sessions. These will be offered on a first come, first serve basis and attendance will be capped. 

What is the conference's cancellation policy?
Once registration has been opened a schedule of our cancellation policy will be made available.

Is the Mental Health Academy active on social media?
Yes, you can find The Academy on various social media accounts and contact by email:


I learned much more than I expected and am finding myself thinking a lot about things that were presented, students that I have had in the past and how I would deal with them differently now that I have more information.
— Past Participant