DBHS Wellness Center Mission Statement

The Diamond Bar High School Wellness Staff is committed to providing wellness education and resources, in addition to trained peer counselors who can assist students in a supportive environment in order to empower them to develop healthy strategies for personal management, improve school climate and promote academic success.

Interested in being a community partner? Contact Us:
dbhswellnesscenter@gmail.com

Sponsored by: Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Facebook

DBHS Wellness Center ~ Proud Winners of the

InspirED Changemaker Award!

The DBHS Wellness Program was recognized by Yale’s Center for Emotional Intelligence and Facebook with the noteworthy 2016 InspirED Changemaker Award on October 7th at Facebook’s Headquarters. The award included a $5,000 grant and an expense-free trip to Menlo Park, CA to participate in the 2016 Inspired Summit with approximately 200 attendees nationwide. DBHS was one of ten high schools nationally acknowledged for their pro-active efforts to improve school culture and inspiring positive change. Wellness consultants, Nikka Pisigan and Brandon Tang, presented the highlights of several DBHS Wellness projects at the Awards Ceremony hosted by Yale’s Director of Center of Emotional Intelligence, Professor Marc Brackett. They were also specially selected to share their experiences of the two day event in a video interview. Also in attendance from WVUSD, the District’s Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Matthew Witmer, DBHS Principal, Mr. Rueben Jones, Wellness Center Coordinator, Mrs. Sandy Davis, and Peer Counseling Advisor, Mr. Albert Lim. The Wellness Team was validated for their pioneering efforts to increase their students’ emotional intelligence in order to reduce stress and maintain a more balanced and holistic approach when striving for academic success. There are exciting, potential plans in the works for the DBHS Wellness Team to collaborate with Yale and Facebook on future projects.

Regional Grant
Recipient 2017

Since the Wellness Center's opening on February 1, 2016, we have earned five noteworthy awards for our efforts!