Mental Health Awareness Week Begins Oct. 31

The health science capstone group Shake the Stigma is sponsoring Mental Health Awareness Week on campus, Oct. 31-Nov. 5. Visit Shake the Stigma on Facebook for more information about these events and for informative articles about mental health.

Kick-off Coffee in the Student Union Building
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Oct. 31-Nov. 3
The table at the Student Union Building will offer free coffee, tea bags, candy and information about mental health.

Yoga in the Student Union Building
6 p.m.
Nov. 1
Student Union Building Georgian Room A
Join Shake the Stigma for a relaxing yoga class. Students will learn how to manage stress with physical activity and breathing exercises. Yoga mats will be provided.

QPR Training Session
6 p.m.
Nov. 2
Pershing Building 233
Joe Hamilton, assistant director of University Counseling Services, will lead students through QPR suicide intervention training.

Women’s Resource Center Forum
6 p.m.
Nov. 3
Magruder Hall 2001
The WRC will host an interactive forum to discuss women’s mental health. All genders are welcome to participate.

Mental Health First Aid Training
Nov. 4-5
Students must register to reserve a seat at this event. Spots are still available and are free of charge. Contact Bailie or Sophie to signup and receive more information. Refreshments will be provided.

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