Club Features

re-creating safe spaces 🌄

What comes to mind when you think of your safe space? On April 27th, 2023, Oakton Minds Matter of Oakton High School in Vienna, Virginia explored their personal safe spaces by doing our recreate your safe space activity with a special guest – Ramona, one of our incredible Program Coordinators! The purpose of this activity […]

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making a whole lava new friends 💫

On Wednesday, March 29th, Hawk Minds Matter of Hayfield Secondary School in Alexandria, VA hosted a lava lamp making event to bring students together in a space dedicated to relaxation. Following community loss and transition, it was important to the members of Hawk Minds Matter to create an environment where students could practice mindfulness through […]

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sharing the love 💗

  When we think of Valentine’s Day, we often associate it with love, joy, and positivity. For some, however, the holiday brings up feelings of isolation and loneliness.  Knights Minds Matter of Ballou High School in Washington, D.C. wanted to combat the potential for feelings of isolation on Valentine’s Day. To share the love with […]

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de-stressing before midterms ☁️💜

  The adjustment back to school following winter break can be a tough one, especially with upcoming midterm projects and exams. Abington Minds Matter of Abington Senior High School in Abington, PA recognized this as an opportunity to connect with their peers and offer a space to engage in relaxing activities to prevent burnout.  Students […]

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Spreading joy with positive notes 🌟

  While this time of year can be filled with merriment and glee, it can also be filled with emotions that may make you want to flee. Tests, family gatherings, and the pressure to be jolly, can leave us overwhelmed and ready to shout “oh, golly!”. The members of Gainesville Minds Matter (GMM) saw this […]

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Celebrate your genes (& your jeans) 🎉👖

It can be easy to get caught up in comparing yourself to others, especially when it comes to your body. What if instead of trying to confine ourselves to fit an imaginary and ever shifting ideal, we celebrated (and decorated) what makes us unique? This is what Wolverine Minds Matter & the Beautiful Me club […]

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Trick or Treat yourself well 🎃💕

During the season of tricks and treats, Edison minds matter (EMM) of Edison High School in Alexandria, Virginia reminded their peers that treating yourself and others well is key to creating an environment that’s good for community mental health during their Fall Wellness Week, 10/25/22-10/28/22.  Throughout EMM’s Fall Wellness Week, there were four different activities […]

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Two students leaders from Tahlequah High School lean over a poster as they decorate a poster that says "Tahlequah Minds Matter" and advertises their "Gratitude Week"

Feeling Grateful for OMM Clubs!

The start of the school year can be exciting, overwhelming, and busy. The entire team at Our Minds Matter HQ has loved seeing how clubs have kicked off these first weeks of school with tremendous energy, ready to create space for mental health promotion. Clubs like Brookwood Minds Matter, Stratford Minds Matter, and Dolphins’ Minds […]

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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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A Day for You

Every school year, more and more students are finding the courage to start conversations to change the culture around mental health in their schools. Whether on an individual or large scale, students are advocating for their peers and for themselves.   “Most of us struggle from stress or some other mental health [challenge] and we […]

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