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School Visits

Meet Dr. Smita N.Naidoo


Dr. S. Naidoo, MD, MPH, FRCPC, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with a specific interest in transition-aged youth (17-25) and neuropsychiatric disorders. Dr. Naidoo currently practices in Metro Vancouver at Foundry, Ridge Meadows, and Three-Story Clinic.

With a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Naidoo has become a passionate advocate for health literacy. She has given numerous talks on various topics in her field supporting mental health such as cyber dependency, the developing brain and the connection to learning, ADHD, child and youth sleep disorders, addressing burnout, and sleep disturbances in adults.

Dr. Naidoo and her business partner, Andrea J. Bell, have created the mental health platform Paperclouds. Most recently, Paperclouds launched the first school sleep curriculum in Canada.

Dr. Naidoo is a clinical faculty member at the University of British Columbia. Her dedication to the next generation of physicians has earned her Post-Graduate Program Teaching Awards at UBC. 

Cyber dependency +

the developing brain and beyond

  • Pediatric guidelines for appropriate screen use

  • How screen time affects the developing brain

  • Identifying and addressing cyber dependency


  • A summary of normal sleep physiology

  • Consequences of poor and insufficient sleep in children & adults

  • Using cognitive behavioural strategies to improve sleep “hygiene”

zzzpower sleep program for kids

The ZzzPower Program for Schools: A Canadian sleep and mental health curriculum

  • Overview of ZzzPower Program

  • How it works

  • How to implement it

  • The results so far

Paperclouds is dedicated to providing expert advice, recommending solutions, as well as fun, practical guides on healthy sleep for happier families.

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Want to say hello? Got a question you're curious about? Let's talk! Send us an email and we will follow up via email as soon as we can.  Contact us: andrea@paperclouds.ca  / 778-886-6870 / Vancouver, BC

Paperclouds is Canada's first educational child and youth platform dedicated to using  sleep literacy as an entry point to better emotional, physical and mental well-being.

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