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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.
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!
Teaching Children How to Accept Mistakes and Disappointment
March 24, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - We all want to see our children succeed. However, making mistakes and learning how to handle disappointment is a valuable experience for children.
Assisting Children in Developing a Healthy Self-Esteem
February 28, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Learn tips and strategies to build self-esteem and prevent a low self-concept.
Frost Minds Matter Hosts a Gratitude Challenge and Food Drive
January 25, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Gratitude is not only a gift that helps others, but it makes the giver feel connected to something greater than themselves.
Teaching Children about Healthy Diet and Exercise
January 20, 2022
Healthy Minds Feature - Parents and guardians are in a unique position to positively influence children’s healthy eating habits and exercise.