Upcoming Mental Health Sessions
Nov-Dec during NDHS
Take 2 of Beading!
The first session was such a success, we have decided to keep going and create a Christmas ornament! Come join the counsellors and our division Indigenous Support team and create a beautiful beaded ornament. This session will take place during NDHS/Lunch on Wednesdays (11:32-12:45pm).
Go to your google classroom and complete the google form if you are interested!
Thursday, November 4th, 2021
Help! I don't know what I want to do with my life!!!
Join Miss Halter and Mrs. Meraw for some tips on helping you discover your strengths and interests for designing your career path!
Thursday, September 16th
Mental Health Team
We all know the last couple of years have been challenging! It has been difficult mentally, physically and socially. We need to get our inner spirit back! We would love to have students join us counsellors to help develop a mental health team that lifts not only our individual spirits but our school spirit! Come join us in room 1910 and let's get started on making this year AMAZING!
Thursday, May 20th
Come to the google meet and share everything from your favourite Podcast, music, books, apps, Netflix shows, etc! Maybe you will leave with some new things to look forward to!
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/baq-xcry-afv
Thursday, May 6th
Make your own meditation beads
Come to room 1910 to learn how to make your own mala beads and how to practice the art of meditation. Meditation can improve focus and concentration, self-esteem and also lower levels of stress and anxiety.
Thursday, April 29th
Look Good, Feel Good!
Come to room 1910 for a manicure!
Thursday, April 22nd
Make your own relaxing bath salts!
Come to room 1910 and learn how to make your own bath salts! Take your project home and treat yourself to a relaxing bath!
Thursday, April 15th
Last time it was different popcorn flavours, flatbread pizzas, trail mix.....what will he come up with this time?!! Join Mr. Lerouge for some more great snack ideas! Participants leave with the food they prepared!
Thursday, April 1st
Come to the fitness room for a yoga session!
Thursday, March 25th
How to Support a Friend in Crisis
Help!! My friend is disclosing thoughts of suicide! They don't want me to tell anyone, what do I do?
Thursday, February 25th
Getting an appropriate amount of sleep is critical for your mental health! Come listen to what Mr. Deschenes has to say about the importance of a good night's sleep!
Thursday, February 11th
Mindful Colouring and Journaling
Join us in room 1910 for some mindful colouring and journaling ideas! Materials will be provided!
Thursday, January 21st, 2021
Getting Ready for Bell Let's Talk Day!
Come to the gathering area on Thursday, complete a quote on our Bell Let's Talk Day sheets and get your photo done! Submissions will go to our division and you may be featured in the division video!
Hey! Are you writing a diploma? If so...this session is for you!
Come and learn some study tips and test-taking skills as you head into diplomas/exams
Presenter: Mrs. Smith
The holidays can be a very stressful time! Let's get together and have some laughs and fun!
Gratitude and Giving Back!
Feel better by making someone else happy! Come and prepare a small gift that will be presented to someone in our school community.
Presenter: Mrs. Meraw and Mr. Deschenes
Christmas is coming and so is the stress! Come and build your own stress ball!
Join us in the gathering area to build your own stress ball!
Presenters: Mrs. Meraw and Mr. Deschenes
Design your own Sanctuary at home
Create your own sanctuary at home....trust us, it will help you relax and get results!
Come join us in the Fitness room to try out the Boom Stick craze!! You will need some comfortable work out clothes and proper footwear. Get ready to have some fun! Boom sticks are provided.
Presenter: Char Andrew
Releasing stress through art
Come and do a painting to release your stress!
PRESENTER: Mrs. Johnson- Art room
Want to be a part of the Student Mental Health Team?
Come to the amphitheatre this Thursday during NDHS- we would love to have your input on how we can raise awareness in the school!
Healthy Snacks for Studying
Come into the Foods lab and learn about some healthy snacks that you can easily prepare at home. This session will be limited and will require sign up.
Presenter: Mr. Lerouge
Apps for Mental Health
Come and learn about amazing apps to help support you on your mental health journey!
Presenters: Mr. Deschenes and Mrs. Meraw
Food and Mood
How does food impact our Mood?
PRESENTER: Char Andrew, Health and Wellness Coordinator with Red Deer Catholic Schools
Thursday, March 11th
For more than 25 years, the Heart Math Institute has been researching the heart/brain connection and learning how the heart influences our perceptions, emotion, intuition and health. HeartMath helps you tap into the power and intelligent of your heart- your heart's intuition-which awakens you to the best version of your health.