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

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