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More than just a text: Having a conversation with your kids about mental health

Posted January 25, 2023

The CMHA’s BounceBack program is inviting parents, guardians, support staff and care providers to a province-wide lunch and learn about talking to your kids about mental health.

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Wellness Works returns: January’s theme is realistic optimism

Posted January 9, 2023

January’s Wellness Works theme is realistic optimism. Learn more about ways you can explore realistic optimism this month.

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Wellness Works: This month’s theme is empathy

Posted December 1, 2022

This month’s wellness works explores the theme of empathy with parents, guardians and children.

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Wellness Works provides additional mental health resources

Posted November 8, 2022

Talking about mental health isn’t always easy. hat’s why the Upper Grand District School Board’s Wellness Works program has provided additional resources to mental health support for students, parents and guardians.

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November Wellness Works: Authenticity

Posted November 1, 2022

Authenticity is so important, but not always easy. November’s Wellness Works is all about learning to be more authentic.

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Wellness Works: October’s theme is cognitive flexibility

Posted October 4, 2022

This month, Upper Grand District School Board schools are exploring cognitive flexibility, as part of the ongoing Wellness Works initiative. Cognitive flexibility is important for innovating, coming up with new ideas and solving problems, and is essential to creativity.

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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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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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Wellness Works: Learning to be more authentic

Posted April 1, 2022

Authenticity is so important, but not always easy! 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? Here are some ideas.

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