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Upper Grand students and staff celebrate Mental Health and Education Week

Posted May 16, 2024

During the week of May 6, 2024, students and staff across the Upper Grand District School Board celebrated Mental Health and Education Week by looking at the “5 Days of Wellness.”

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Wellness Works – This month’s focus is Empathy

Posted May 7, 2024

This month for Wellness Works we are exploring the theme of EMPATHY with students as a part of their mental health skill building.

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Five Days of Wellness – Celebrating Mental Health and Education Week 2024

Posted May 1, 2024

The Upper Grand District School Board is proud to announce that it will be participating in Mental Health and Education Week again this year. Mental Health and Education Week will be celebrated this year between May 6-10, 2024.

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Parents/caregivers invited to collaborate with School Mental Health Ontario

Posted April 24, 2024

School Mental Health Ontario (SMH-ON) is now accepting applications for our Parent and Caregiver Collaboration Group (PCCG). The PCCG provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to deepen their learning about student mental health, share their perspectives about what they need as parents/caregivers to support mental health and to collaborate with SMH-ON to co-develop resources and supports for parents and caregivers.  

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Summer mental health support for students

Posted April 17, 2024

Mental Health supports are available for students in Summer 2024! Summer mental health supports are meant to be a continuation of service over the summer months and support to transition into a new school year for those currently receiving supports from board mental health staff. 

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What are you grateful for? This April Wellness Works explores gratitude 

Posted April 4, 2024

This month, the Wellness Works committee is focusing on gratitude. Gratitude plays a significant role in our overall well-being and more than just “good manners.” 

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Wellness Works: March is the time to focus on Self-Advocacy

Posted March 4, 2024

As we move closer to the end of the school year, the Upper Grand District School Board and Wellness Works committee are using March as a time to reflect on self-advocacy.

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Wellness Works: Be kind to yourself this February

Posted February 6, 2024

This February, let’s remember that we as individuals, deserve the same kindness, compassion and care that we give to so many others.

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CMHAWW offering 2nd part to Understanding Human Trafficking webinar

Posted January 19, 2024

The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, in partnership with the Upper Grand District School Board and several other community partners, is pleased to announce part two of the Understanding Human Trafficking series.

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Wellness Works: Get tips for managing stress this January

Posted January 10, 2024

This month, the Wellness Works Committee is focusing on identifying when our stress levels are rising and finding the tools and strategies we can use to support ourselves in these moments.

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