Club Features

Calm Cafe

School can be stressful. And sometimes, we all need a place to decompress. The students and staff at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia definitely understand that, so their Rams Minds Matter club created the Calm Cafe! The Calm Cafe is a place for students to go when they need a safe, calming space. It […]

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Representing at a Club Fair

It’s that time of year again! The school year is in full swing & many of our clubs have represented their Minds Matter club by hosting a booth at a club fair. A club fair is a great way to get the word out about your club and to recruit new members. We know that […]

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Joint Club Meetings

Several OMM clubs from Montgomery County Maryland, Colonel Minds Matter from Magruder High School, Rockville Minds Matter from Rockville High School, and RM Minds Matter from Richard Montgomery High School, teamed up to host a mental health question and answer panel.  Prior to this panel, the clubs sent out marketing on their social media to […]

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Equitable Social Media Practices

Did you know that adding things like captions to videos is an example of an equitable practice? Adding captions to videos or pictures makes media more accessible to people of all abilities. Bulldogs Minds Matter from Garfield High School in Seattle, WA has started using another equitable social media practice that you might not be […]

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LGBTQ+ Mental Health

Our Minds Matter at Abington Senior High School recently held a presentation titled “Queer People and Mental Health.” This was a joint initiative with their school’s GSA chapter to talk about how queer identity and experiences impact mental health.   Student leaders from both clubs joined forces to raise awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ+ […]

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Marshall’s Virtual Kindness Week

Marshall Minds Matter held a Kindness Week from February 16th through February 19th! They chose different colors each day for a different way to express kindness: kindness to self (pink), kindness to faculty (red & blue, Marshall HS’s school colors), kindness through COVID (white), and kindness to others (purple). They kicked off their Kindness Week […]

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Gratitude Initiative for Frontline Workers

Avon Grove Minds Matter has been collecting letters to give to frontline workers at Jennersville Hospital in West Grove, Pennsylvania. They are encouraging friends, family, and community members to contribute drawings, notes, or letters to show appreciation for their community’s first responders. Club leaders have set up a dropbox for small packages at the front […]

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Meeting Topics

Every meeting, Jag Minds Matter chooses a topic related to mental health to discuss. One of the recent topics they discussed was their school’s confidentiality policy. They talked about the rules are around confidentiality at Northwest High School are since not many people do not understand these rules. They went on to talk about what […]

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Holiday Meeting

Westfield Minds Matter graciously invited us to attend their holiday club meeting. They used a Jamboard to anonymously open up the floor for participants to create sticky notes about how people are really doing these days. Next, student leaders dove into eating disorders and eating around the holidays. They prefaced this discussion with a trigger […]

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School-Wide Campaign: Virtual Kindness Week

Woodson Minds Matter held a Virtual Kindness Week to commemorate World Kindness Day which was Friday, November 13th 2020. Each day students and staff dressed in a color to represent different ways to show kindness to others and to one’s self. Monday – presented colors to wear for the rest of the week on the […]

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