Upcoming Fall 2023 Events

Vaping – A Community Forum with BWC and Kevin Hill, MD When: Monday, Oct. 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM Where: CMS Community Room The BWC will be presenting several presentations which will offer 2023 Youth Risk Behavior Survey highlights. (Locations & Times TBD) Belmont High School Back-To-School Night: BWC will present a Social Host Liability Law and Substance Misuse workshop. (Date and […]

School Support Staff Survey

In Spring 2023 Belmont Wellness Coalition surveyed the guidance department, school social workers, and school psychologists at both the Chenery and Belmont High School. This survey asked the guidance counselors, social workers, and psychologists to rank in order the reasons students come to them. Results can be viewed here.

Parenting Group Starting Sep. 21st

The Belmont Wellness Coalition’s Parenting Group will be starting up again for this academic year on Wednesday, September 21st from 7-8pm on Zoom. Following monthly meetings will be held on the last Wednesday of the month. The first group will focus on a Back-to-School Check-in and parents will decide next months’ topics, including vaping, sleep, and bullying. Email Lisa at […]

BWC Parent Survey Responses

To follow-up on data from the Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS) administered to Middle and High School students Spring 2021, BWC created and distributed a survey for parents of Middle and High School students in March 2022. The survey received 295 responses. Parents responded to questions relating to their opinions and perceptions of teen use of marijuana, alcohol, nicotine, and […]

BWC in the News: 1 in 5 Middle School Students Consider Self Harm, 9 Percent 7-12 ‘Made Suicide Plans’: Youth Risk Behavior Survey

This article originally appeared in the Belmontonian on November 15, 2021, written by Franklin B. Tucker, and features Belmont Wellness Coalition’s Lisa Gibalerio. Read the original article here. Jamal Saeh was shocked by what he had heard. In March, 89 high school students and 56 middle schoolers in Belmont told health professionals that in the past year they had gone […]

BWC in the News: Belmont Citizen-Herald – Being a teen isn’t easy. Coronavirus has made it harder

This article originally appeared in the Belmont Citizen-Herald on April 17, 2020 and features Belmont Wellness Coalition’s Lisa Gibalerio. Chenery seventh-grader Sophia Edrington Martinez was excited to play a lead role in the Chenery spring musical, “High School Musical, Jr.” and had a solo in an a capella concert March 21. Both performances were cancelled. She was also going to […]