Student Wellness Resources

Mental Health & Resiliency

  • Discover the foundation for building solid mental health and resiliency.
  • View mental health resources and emergency services information
  • View FCPS' Healthy Minds features
  • View tips on building resiliency 

Student Wellness Tips and Strategies

Feeling super stressed? Worried about a friend's mental health—or your own? Get tips to help manage your emotions and see what to do if you are in crisis.

  • How to handle peer pressure
  • How to help a friend in crisis
  • Quick tips to lift your mood
  • Ways to bring balance to your life
  • Tips to ease anxiety
  • And much more

Body Safety Program Presentation & List of Books 

WFES is partnering with the Fairfax County Department of Family Services to present the CHILDHELP Speak Up Be Safe curriculum for all K-6 students the week of January 2, 2024. This curriculum teaches children about personal safety. A trained facilitator will present research-based, age-appropriate lessons to help children learn the skills to prevent or interrupt cycles of neglect, bullying, and child abuse - physical, emotional, and sexual. 

View the family information session presentation by clicking here

Good Books to read with them about Body Safety:

  1. Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept by Jayneen Sanders
  2. My Body Belongs to Me by Jill Starishevsky
  3. It’s Not the Stork! by Robie H. Harris
  4. Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle
  5. The Color Monster by Anna Llenas
  6. One by Kathryn Otoshi
  7. Say Something by Peggy Moss
  8. I Said “No” by Zack and Kimberly King
  9. No Means NO! by Jayneen Sanders
  10. Your Body Belongs to You by Cornelia Spelman
  11. It’s MY Body by Lory Britain
  12. Not Everyone is Nice by Frederick Alimonti and Ann Tedesco
  13. Some Parts are NOT for Sharing by Julie Federico
  14. Do you have a Secret? By Jennifer Moore-Malinos
  15. Uncle Willy’s Tickles by Marcie Aboff