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John F. Ross CVI alumni develops “Wellness 4 All” initiative

Posted September 22, 2022

Former John F. Ross CVI student, Alexandra Elmslie, created the online database Wellness 4 All to provide mental health resources for students with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD).

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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 14, 2022

Returning to school in the fall can result in mixed emotions including excitement, anticipation, nervousness, and worry.  As we work to build and strengthen wellness skills, we are essentially building a strong foundation, a toolbox of strategies, to help your child/ren as they move through this school year in their own, unique and individual way.  

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Mental Health and Wellness: The first 10 days and beyond

Posted August 31, 2022

Wellness Works, will be back in action this year as we collectively work, once again, to ensure not only a mentally healthy return to school but an on-going emphasis on wellness throughout UGDSB classrooms, lessons and school buildings. 

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Mental Health Support Line available this summer

Posted June 16, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board will provide a Mental Health Support Line this summer. The Summer Mental Health Support Line is 519-822-4420 ext. 588. Please note that this is not a crisis line.

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Jack Chapter at CDDHS celebrates Mental Health and Education Week

Posted May 10, 2022

The Jack Chapter at Centre Dufferin District High School celebrates Mental Health and Education Week.

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Wellness Works: May’s theme is integrity

Posted May 4, 2022

May’s Wellness Works theme is integrity. Integrity is about having a moral compass and set of values that we live by in words and actions.

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Mental Health and Education Week: Moving forward together – learning, wellness and connection

Posted April 26, 2022

From May 2-6, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board will be participating in our annual Mental Health and Education Week. This year’s theme is, ‘Moving Forward Together: learning, wellness and connection.’

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March’s Wellness Works theme is self compassion

Posted March 1, 2022

You too are deserving of the kindness you show others. This month’s Wellness Works theme is self compassion.

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Board Meeting Highlights for February 2022

Posted February 23, 2022

The February meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on February 22, 2022. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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YouthTALK presents Wellness Works: Seeing Life Through a Positive Lens

Posted February 2, 2022

Students in grades 9-12+ are invited to a special event hosted by YouthTALK, to learn about Realistic Optimism. 

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