Notice: Mental Health Resources for UW Students

If you are concerned about how stress is impacting your or someone else’s mental health, consider these FREE resources available for students.  No appointments necessary.  Students can just show up.  Flyers are attached lower in this post.

  • Mental Health for the People workshop with Andrea Salazar this Friday 3/2 at 3pm in 401 Schmitz Hall.  This is a new quarterly workshop series is focused on mental health topics from a social justice perspective. The topic for winter quarter is Navigating Mental Health as a Person of ColorIt will address stigmas and barriers to mental health services, as well as alternative ways of seeking mental health.
  • Mindfulness for Daily Living with Ron Ma, 1-1:45pm on Thursdays (through the last week of class) in 401 Schmitz Hall
    • Mindfulness meditation is a practice that helps reduce stress, anxiety and depression by cultivating greater self-awareness and a sense of inner peace.

  • What the (Mental) Health? Workshop at 3-4:20pm on Tue 2/27 in 401 Schmitz Hall. This workshop by Caitlin Stanaway reviews psychological theories related to managing stress and regulating thoughts and emotions. Students can learn about:
    • Optimal stress
    • Mindfulness Skills
    • Grief and Acceptance
    • Effective coping behaviors
    • Assertive communication
    • Understanding and assessing mental health needs
  • Let’s Talk.  Drop-in consultation with a counselor, a collaboration between the Counseling Center and Hall Health Center
    • Tuesdays 2-4pm with Iris Song at the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
    • Wednesdays 2-4pm with Kate Fredenberg at the Q Center in the HUB
    • Offered during the 10 weeks of each quarter.

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