Did you know that studies have linked authenticity with increased levels of happiness, personal growth, improved self-esteem and better relationships? So, where do you start?
This month, the Upper Grand District School Board is focusing on problem solving. Problem solving is about gathering information, trying to understand, and identifying potential solutions.
With relationships, we build a sense of connection and community. As we become a part of a community, we feel we belong. With belonging comes spaces and environments that elevate learning opportunities.
The Upper Grand District School Board has launched the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026. This framework looks at the Foundations and Guiding Principles and establishes key Priority Areas.
World Suicide Prevention Day is a chance for everyone to highlight and work together in promoting awareness about suicide: those impacted by a suicide attempt or loss, family and friends, charitable organizations, professionals, politicians, volunteers, and community members.
As the school year comes to an end, don’t forget that there are many mental health supports available to students over the summer months.
From May 1 to the 5, the Upper Grand community will ‘Strive Together’ — such is our theme for our annual Mental Health and Education Week (MHEW).
This month we collectively focus on reminding ourselves that we, too, deserve the same kindness, compassion and care that we give to so many others.
On Wednesday, May 10 at 6:30 pm, Egale Canada and the Pine River Institute’s Centre for Family Initiatives is putting on an online workshop to affirm young adults. This is a critical factor in protecting the positive mental health and overall well-being of 2SLGBTQIA+ youth.
This month at UGDSB we are focusing on the theme of self advocacy.