MCPS to Host Mental Wellness Resource Fair on Oct. 27
The Montgomery County Board of Education named October 2018, Mental Health and Wellness Awareness Month in Montgomery County Public Schools. Supporting the mental health and wellness of all students and staff is critical for student success.
To increase focus on this important issue, MCPS held a kickoff day for MCPS Mental Health and Wellness Awareness Month on Oct. 16.
MCPS is also hosting a Mental Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Julius West Middle School. Students, staff members and the community can learn more about community and school resources that support students’ physical, social, and psychological well-being. The event will include a student panel discussing mental health and wellness topics from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; community and governmental organization tables with information and resources for students, parents/guardians, and staff; and breakout sessions focused on key topics of mental health and wellness from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.