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Teen Wellness: Self-Care Workshop Series

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Program Type:

Health & Wellness

Age Group:

Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 12 to 18

Program Description

Event Details

Self-care is an important part of wellness, but with so much going on, it can be easier said than done. Join us and our partners at Please Pass the Love to learn the basics of what self-care is and strategies for using it in your everyday life through discussion and fun activities!

This is a three-session workshop series, with each session focusing on a different aspect of caring for yourself. Register for individual sessions or sign up for all three! 

Session Dates

Wednesday, February 10: Basics of Self-Care

This interactive and fun session will provide students with the tools needed to build healthy coping skills and incorporate self-care into their lives.  

Wednesday, March 10: Basics of Mental Health

Being a young person is hard. We know the world expects a lot out of you. This session will go over the basics of mental health and teen stress. Students will learn about mental health statistics, a general overview of healthy coping skills, warning signs, education on suicide, teen stress, and how to help a friend who is struggling. 

Wednesday, April 14: Youth Voices

This session will teach students how to use their amazing voices to transform their schools into a supportive and safe environment for everyone! Students will do interactive and hands-on activities that help them share their story and break the stigma attached to mental health.