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Healthy Minds Podcast
April 16, 2021
How can adults engage in important conversations with children about body safety? Join Francesca Watson, Dept. of Family Services’ Body Safety Program coordinator, and Lori Harkin Huse, LCSW, London Towne Elementary School, as they discuss boundaries, choices, big feelings, mandatory reporting, the impacts of trauma, and adverse childhood experiences.
Our Minds Matter: Spring Leadership Training
April 06, 2021
On the afternoon of Sunday, March 21, Our Minds Matter had another successful leadership training. 82 student leaders from 44 OMM club chapters across the country joined together virtually to continue their mental health advocacy efforts.
The Two Fundamental Concepts of Balance
March 23, 2021
In order to help maintain balance in our lives, it is important to remember the value of leaning on others for support and relying on these two powerful concepts: consistency and acceptance.
Ensuring Children's Sense of Safety
March 19, 2021
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) offers these suggestions to parents to reassure children and help them feel safe.
Positive Psychology as the Key to Well Being
March 11, 2021
We can not only increase our happiness, but also find ways to thrive and flourish in times of challenge and adversity.
Reducing Children's Anxiety with a Return to In-Person Learning
February 25, 2021
We should expect that children will experience increased anxiety about going back to into the classroom after such a long time away and during a global pandemic. Learn ideas on how to ease that anxiety.
Black Youth Minds Matter
February 11, 2021
On Tuesday, February 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. EST, Our Minds Matter will be hosting a free event highlighting the importance of Black youth mental health.
Does My Child Have a Mental Health Concern?
February 02, 2021
Learn about signs that may indicate your child has a mental health concern and where to get help.
Mini-Grants Available for Youth-Led Anti-Stigma Initiatives
January 25, 2021
These mini-grants will fund up to $1000 for youth-planned, youth-led projects. Proposals are due Monday, February 8, 2021.
Our Minds Matter Leadership Training
January 22, 2021
Our Minds Matter student leaders are going to make a difference in 2021.
Tips for Building Resilience in Children
January 12, 2021
A big part of a parent’s job is teaching children how to face challenges, navigate through them and ultimately overcome them.