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(Canada) Orillia, Ont: School hosts mental health program to help students

Feb 4, 2019, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Orillia Matters: Twin Lakes puts focus on students' mental health https://www.orilliamatters.com/local-news/twin-lakes-puts-focus-on-students-mental-health-1225586 On Monday, Feb. 11, students at Twin Lakes Secondary School in Orillia will be participating in an afternoon of activities and workshops presented by staff and community partners to support positive mental health. Students will be able to attend three workshop sessions that are designed to promote healthy ways to manage stress and live a healthy lifestyle. Some of the choices include meditation and mindfulness, laughter yoga, journaling, snowshoeing, pet therapy, hip hop and dance, woodworking, and creative art therapy. … This Mini-Conference is especially important given the increase in mental health concerns faced by secondary school students today. … Claire Wells, a School Social Worker, is excited about the event. …