April 29 – May 3, 2013: Mental Wellness Week at John Champe High School

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JAF was pleased to support John Champe High School’s 1st annual Mental Wellness Week by providing Laugh More buttons, resource materials and free yoga to staff and students.  JCHS is a brand new high school in Loudoun County.   Their Director of School Counseling was Josh’s counselor at South Lakes HS and is a firm believer in the need to provide education and resources to teens so they will never turn to suicide.

Day 1 –  Welcome to Mental Wellness Week

  • Affirmation Poster

• My Personal Strengths Checklist

• Think Positive Poem

JCHS affirmati

Day 2 – How to Get…..HELP!

• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline cards

• JCHS Resource Pamphlet

• How to Report Suicide Users on Facebook

• Signs of Depressions / Warning Signs of Suicide

Day 3 – Coping With Stress

  • Stress O Meter

• Give students a “JCHS Stress Relief Kit”

• National Stress Out Day cards

Yoga after school

JCHS Stress o meter

Day 4 – Laugh More!

• Laugh More button

• 23 Benefits of Laughter

• Laffy Taffy

Day 5 – Healthy Living 

  • Wellness worksheet