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Talking About Mental Health: February 2020

Throughout the school year, UGDSB Mental Health and Addiction Lead Jenny Marino shares tips and resources for improving our mental health and well-being. Additional mental health resources for students and parents/guardians can be found on the board website.

Tests and Stress

Taking tests is stressful for most students. However, there are lots of ways that your child and youth (and you!) can decrease the stress related to tests.

Anticipate stress and be ready for it

Eat well


Drink lots of water


Pause and relax



Jenny Marino, Mental Health and Addictions Lead for the Upper Grand District School Board
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