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Teens draw on experience to create mental health program for high schools

March 20th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views

warrior-within-main.jpg.size.custom.crop.891x650Students use storytelling and art to engage peers in discussing stress, anxiety and resilience

The girl with the ponytail and hightop sneakers looks like any other teenager as she grabs a book from her locker and trudges down the corridor to class. But the whisper of a violin signals there’s more going on behind the scene. Over the course of the next 13 minutes on film, the girl will race through a forest and gasp for breath. She will cross a stream on stepping stones and peer into a dark tunnel. She will flail underwater, pirouette in a sunlit barn and finally, end up on the shore of a peaceful lake.  Read more at The Toronto Star…

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