Wellness Committee

The Dracut Public Schools is committed to providing information and resources in an ongoing effort to promote mental health awareness and wellness. The Wellness Committee meets on a regular basis during the school year and is made up of a broad cross-section of staff including both faculty and administration. The committee is charged with developing resources and events within the school system and school community that support a broad approach to mental health and wellness. The committee recognizes the importance of engaging students, parents and faculty in order to provide a comprehensive and sustained approach to this work.

Links and Resources

'Navigating the Cyber World' 11/29/17

Commons Sense Internet Safety - High School Common Sense Internet Safety - Middle School
Cyberbullying UnpluggedCyber World Resources 
Infographic Cyber Safety No Snapchat in the bedroom
Online Safety Tips Play it safe when Gaming on line
Social Media Privacy SettingsSocial Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About 
Teen Snapchat Scores  

Chris Herren: The Herren Project, guest speaker on 12/5/16

http://www.ahoopdream.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAZ9aL30qOI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SC2WTHvboQ

Melissa Weiksnar, presenter on 9/21/16

http://www.amelibro.com/itsnotgunnabeanaddiction/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOK1Khe7d0k&feature=youtu.be

'If Only' ( The Wahlberg Foundation)

http://dropthemoff.com/ifonly/

Teen-Safe: Parent Education

http://teen-safe.org/

The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance to Stop Opiate Abuse

http://pastop.org/

Drug Free Greater Lowell: 

http://drugfreegreaterlowell.org/

MA Department of Public Health: 

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/

Greater Lowell Health Alliance

http://www.greaterlowellhealthalliance.org/health-priorities/substance-use-and-prevention/

Ryan's story:

http://www.ryanpatrickhalligan.org/

Learn 2 Cope:

http://learn2cope.org/