Mental Health Commission of Canada study validates Iris the Dragon
The MHCC recently released their first ever empirical study conducted on an illustrated, children’s book dealing with mental health challenges. Iris the Dragon charity is thrilled to announce that the results were positive in all categories tested.
Iris is scientifically proven
The Mental Health Commission of Canada conducted a scientific study to determine the efficacy of Iris the Dragon's narrative formula to change attitudes about mental health.
Iris' educational program in schools now
Iris the Dragon Charity offers teachers and health care educators a fully-developed program to address children's mental health.
The Units of Study reflects curriculum standards across Canada in a variety of elementary subject areas and focus on the themes of resiliency, bullying and self-advocacy. It's SMART Board® ready or use it manually - either way it's affordable, effective and really easy to implement!
Teacher Workshops & Guest Speaker Opportunities
Contact Jessica Grass if your organization is interested in developing its own publication or in hosting a mental health workshop for employees and their families or the community at large.
Iris is medically vetted and endorsed
Iris the Dragon books are vetted and endorsed by professionals in the fields of psychiatry and neurology.
That's why organizations like the Canadian Forces choose Iris the Dragon to develop material for their military families. Our book series and educational material facilitate the conversation between parents, teachers and children about mental health and wellness.
Iris has 6 kids books, animations coming!
Iris the Dragon has distributed over 100,000 copies of her books sponsored by key organizations such as the Royal Bank of Canada, the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, Scotiabank Group, and the CHEO Foundation.
Iris the Dragon has recently partnered with MaRS-SiG to help the charity with its digital strategy. We're looking forward to partnering with developers to make the transition onto new platforms.
May 24, 2013: Child & Youth Mental Health Conference
Iris the Dragon is donating eBook downloads for participants at The Royal's conference. The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres.
Iris the Dragon Helps Kids Cope with Mental Illness
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) profiles Iris the Dragon as a top story in May. NAMI is the USA's largest, grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of people.