LDSBeWell Bulletin

June 2019

Summertime Anxiety is a Thing! - Lynn Lyons, LICSW

As kids are finishing the school year and we celebrate with all the “end of the school year” rituals, there’s almost constant planning for what’s next. Students are experiencing strong emotions as they leave something they know and say goodbyes...

https://www.lynnlyonsnh.com/summertime-graduation-anxiety/

Maltby Centre Walk-In Clinics

This free service is available to children, youth (under 18), parents/caregivers and families from the communities in KFL&A. Clinics run from 11:00am to last appointment at 5:45pm. Just walk in to one of the offices listed below for an hour long conversation with a Maltby Centre Counsellor. It will focus on the behavioural, emotional, or other mental health concern that you may have and provide you with some advice and next steps.

Summer Self-Care Tips

Super hot temperatures, mosquitoes and sunburns! Summer can be a challenging season. Check out the Mind You Mind website for some summer self-care tips and other great mental health resources!


https://mindyourmind.ca/wellness/more-summer-self-care

Mindfulness

The goal of meditation is to focus and quiet your mind, eventually reaching a higher level of awareness and inner calm. It may come as a surprise to learn that you can meditate anywhere and at any time, allowing yourself to access a sense of tranquility and peace no matter what's going on around you. You can learn how to transform your mind from negative to positive, from disturbed to peaceful, and from unhappy to happy.


A simple ten or fifteen minute breathing meditation can help you to overcome your stress and find balance in your life (click on the picture to access free online meditations).

Check out the many K-12 camp options in our community this summer!