Morris School Grade 7-12 Guidance

GRADE 12 UNIVERSITY UPDATES: Our grade 12's working to finish their final semester of high school. For those considering post secondary education a new site has been created called the Canadian University Fair Virtual site https://www.canadauniversityfair.com/.

Our Manitoba university links are below.

Red River College: http://www.rrc.ca/openhouse

Booth University: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/booth-uc-info-session-for-domestic-students-tickets-131353693433

University of Winnipeg: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/openhouse/index.html

Brandon University: https://www.brandonu.ca/your-future/

Providence College: https://www.prov.ca/admissions/visiting-providence/virtual-preview-prov/

CMU: https://www.cmu.ca/future/experience/virtual-open-house

University of Manitoba: Open House February 18, 2021, 2-8 PM

https://umanitoba.ca/admissions/campus-tours-and-events/open-house

Mental Health Supports updated April 7.The COVID-19 pandemic brings a high level of stress and anxiety as it rapidly changes the way we work, socialize and live. Caring for your mental health is important in these times. If you need help or know someone who does, you are not alone. The Province of Manitoba has established a hub of services available for all Manitobans, including:

  • Two-session virtual counselling by calling 1-844-218-2955
    Every Manitoba resident aged 16 or older has access to up to two free counselling sessions with a trained professional at Morneau Shepell. To book your first session, call toll free 1-844-218-2955. Counselling sessions can be by video or telephone, as preferred. Sessions are offered in multiple languages.

  • Sign up now for AbilitiCBT: free and confidential online mental health virtual therapy
    A free online virtual therapy program available to Manitobans age 16 and older experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of anxiety and depression due to the pandemic. It’s confidential and accessible from home on your computer, smartphone or tablet. So far, over 6,000 Manitobans have signed up for the service.

    Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support provides free online resources and connects you to peer support workers, social workers, psychologists and other trained professionals for confidential chat sessions or phone calls, in both official languages. Resources include modules for addressing low mood, worry, substance use, social isolation and relationship issues.

Visit the Province's Mental Health Services page for more information and resources.

Peers Being There to Support Others: https://bethere.org/Home

Mindfulness for Youth: http://mindfulnessforteens.com/guided-meditations/

Crisis Support: http://klinic.mb.ca/crisis-support/

Kids Help Phone: https://kidshelpphone.ca/

Southern Health-Santé Sud - Wellness Support Line The Southern Health-Santé Sud Wellness Support Line is a confidential phone number anybody can call. A mental health clinician is ready to listen, support and refer you to local resources. https://www.southernhealth.ca/en/home/wellness-support-line

Mental health supports for students 16 years of age: http://www.manitoba.ca/covid19/bewell/managestress.htm

I am looking forward to meeting with each of you through the school year. Please email me directly if you have any questions at ledel@rrvsd.ca.

Take care,

Mrs Laurie Edel


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