“Shake the Stigma” Week to Address Mental Health

A group from the HLTH 440 capstone class will sponsor “Shake the Stigma” mental health week April 11-14.

Events this year include:

Treat Yo’ Self Kickoff Event

3-5 p.m.
April 11
The Mall
Listen to the tunes of acapella groups Minor Detail and Sweet Nothings. Free adult coloring book sheets, snow cones and other comfort foods will be provided.

Speaker: Joe Hamilton

7 p.m.
April 12
Baldwin Little Theater
Joe Hamilton from University Counseling Services and the Student Public Health Association will talk about ways to combat mental health stigma.

Mental Health Screenings

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
April 13
Student Union Building 3202
Staff from University Counseling Services will administer mental health screenings for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and PTSD.

“Inside Out” Movie Event

7 p.m.
April 13
Baldwin Little Theater

Yoga Class

1:30 p.m.
April 14
The Quad
Yoga mats and a rec yoga instructor will be provided. If it rains, the class will be in Pershing Building 255.

Mental Health First Aid Training

April 15-16

There also will be tables from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 11-14 in the Student Union Building. Information about mental health resources, free candy, cappuccinos and lemonade will be available. For more details, follow Shake the Stigma on Facebook.

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