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St. Paul Catholic Secondary Welcomes Dr. Carney

January 17, 2017

Dr.Pat CarneyOn January 16, St. Paul Catholic Secondary School welcomed guest speaker Dr. Pat Carney, Provincial Mental Health Lead (Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board).  Dr. Carney spoke to grade 7-12 students about mental wellness and resiliency.  Dr. Carney shared his insights on four cultural epidemics that are all about self-regulations: poor nutrition, poor lifestyles, sleep deprivation and mental health disorders.

Dr. Carney also spoke with St. Paul staff about wellness and resiliency at the end of the school day. Staff completed questionnaires regarding mental health and wellness concerns/needs that they see, and data was forwarded to Dr. Carney to tailor his talk to students and staff.

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