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Andrew Baxter

teenmentalhealth.org/ AHS
Mental Health Literacy Lead
Andrew Baxter has worked in school based and community mental health for over 18 years. During his time with Alberta Health Services, he has provided direct treatment for students from K-12 as well as consultation for their families and their teachers. He currently serves as the Lead for the Alberta Mental Health Literacy Project and teenmentalhealth.org. He has conducted Mental Health Literacy trainings internationally, across Canada and assisted in other provincial/territorial Mental Health Literacy initiatives. In addition to acting as a consultant to School Boards, Andrew provides training to parents, pre-service teachers, health care providers and community partners. He is currently working in partnership with educators to develop Mental Health Literacy resources for elementary students. His educational background is in social work and psychology.