School-Wide Resource Scavenger Hunt

Colonel Minds Matter from Magruder High School in Derwood, MD developed the Resource Scavenger Hunt activity into a week-long school-wide campaign. As the club was drumming up some ideas to get the student body more involved with Colonel Minds Matter (CMM), a student leader suggested a scavenger hunt since they enjoyed doing them when they […]

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Mental Health Action Day 2022

Thursday, May 19th, 2022 is the second annual Mental Health Action Day. While promoting mental health awareness and acceptance is necessary, chipping away at the stigma around mental health requires action. Mental health action looks different for everyone and individual action is just as important as collective, societal action. Watch the how clubs in the […]

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Art to Relieve Stress

At the end of January, Abington Senior High School’s Our Minds Matter club hosted an art focused meeting to help students relieve some stress during mid-term exams. The meeting started off with club officers sharing strategies to cope with stress. Then, club members were able to visit three different stations: painting with watercolors, zentangle art, […]

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Selecting Rising Club Leadership

Brookwood Minds Matter, from Snellville, GA, is well on their way to selecting their club leadership for the 2022 – 2023 school year.  Brookwood started off by identifying leadership positions that would be open next school year based on which leaders were graduating seniors. Then, they created a leadership application Google Form with a list […]

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Spreading Kindness

Falcons Minds Matter from Poolesville High School in Maryland has been spreading kindness in creative ways. In January, the club teamed up with their counseling department to put on a Wellness Wednesday initiative with the theme of kindness towards self and others. [image description: students in a classroom wearing different colored shirts saying “♡ be […]

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Mid-Year Leadership Training recap

[image description: group picture of training participations & OMM staff smiling on Zoom (in gallery view)] On Sunday afternoon, January 30th, 2022, 78 student leaders from 54 schools within the Our Minds Matter club network joined our Mid-Year Leadership Training. With a tumultuous start to the new year due to surges in COVID-19 cases across […]

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Mid-Year Leadership Training

Join us on Sunday, January 30th at 1 pm ET over Zoom to build your leadership skills. This hour-long training will provide student leaders with the opportunity to learn a new critical thinking skill and to reason through problem-solving with other fellow leaders. Please follow these instructions to register: Create a Zoom account if you […]

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Gratitude

Frost Minds Matter, a middle school pilot program site in Fairfax, VA has ramped up their attitude of gratitude this season. First, Frost hosted a Gratitude Challenge. Students were given post-it notes to write down something they are grateful for. The post-its were then pasted onto a wall in the shape of a heart. Frost […]

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Boys Mental Health Q&A

In light of our Men’s Minds Matter campaign, we would like to recognize a current club at an all boys school on the West Coast. Cubs Minds Matter, from Loyola High School of Los Angeles, applied to start a club this past August. Here is a Q&A with some of the Cubs Minds Matter student […]

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Creating Motivational Posters

South River Minds Matter from Edgewater, MD, sprinkled their school with a little bit of positivity & motivation at a recent club meeting. Who doesn’t need a little inspiration during the school day? Club members and leaders created posters with various supportive, uplifting, and validating messages. Posters were hung up throughout the whole school so […]

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