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Filling Your Child’s Emotional Bank Account
January 23, 2023
Healthy Minds Feature - Establish healthy relationships with your child by developing trust through emotional sharing.
January 05, 2023
Healthy Minds Feature - School refusal is one of the most difficult situations parents and educators encounter.
Promoting Mental Wellness Over Winter Break
December 15, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - The holiday season can be a stressful time of year for young people and families. Here are three tips to promote mental wellness during winter break.
Fostering an Attitude of Gratitude
December 09, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Learn the potential benefits that come with experiencing and expressing gratitude, and how to promote an attitude of gratitude in children.
Together We Shine
November 03, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Schools will celebrate National School Psychology Week during the week of November 7-11, 2022 to highlight the important work school psychologists do to help all students thrive.
Be SMART and Set Goals
October 26, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Setting and working towards well-defined personal goals of any kind have been shown to have many positive outcomes.
Five Things to Know from the 2021-2022 Youth Survey
October 10, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Youth in Fairfax County report prevalence near historic lows for risk behaviors including substance use, sexual activity and aggressive and delinquent behavior. However, mental health concerns are increasing.
Managing Back-to-School Anxiety
August 17, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - While a new school year brings many feelings of excitement, it often brings along feelings of worry as well. Learn some tips for helping your child overcome this back-to-school anxiety.
FCPS Mental Health and Additional Resources
August 01, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Additional resources related to the FCPS Healthy Minds Blog
Virtual Mental Wellness Consultations Available this Summer
June 07, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Any Fairfax County parent may schedule a virtual consultation with a school psychologist or school social worker to get the support needed to help their child.
Opioids: Learn How To Get Help and Prevent Overdoses
May 19, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Opioid overdoses are increasing nationally among youth and young adults. Know how to prevent overdose.
Move for Mental Health on May 1
April 22, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - To kick off Mental Health Awareness Month, Our Minds Matter (OMM) and Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) have partnered to host the first annual Move for Mental Health community event on Sunday May 1st, 2022 starting at 10:30am. Sign up today!