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).
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.
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.
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.
The Jack Chapter at Centre Dufferin District High School celebrates Mental Health and Education Week.
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.
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.’
You too are deserving of the kindness you show others. This month’s Wellness Works theme is self compassion.
The February meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on February 22, 2022. The following provides highlights from the meeting.
Students in grades 9-12+ are invited to a special event hosted by YouthTALK, to learn about Realistic Optimism.