Campus Resource: Let’s Talk
Let’s Talk is a program that connects UW students with support from experienced counselors from the Counseling Center and Hall Health Center without an appointment. Counselors hold drop-in hours at various sites on campus. Let’s Talk offers informal consultation – it is not a substitute for regular therapy, counseling, or psychiatric care. Continue reading
Here are some drop-in mental health resources for spring quarter. These are FREE resources available for students. No appointments necessary. Students can just show up. More information and flyers available via hyperlink.
- Mindfulness for Daily Living with Ron Ma, 2-2:45pm (NEW TIME) 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.
- Mindfulness for Anxiety, Depression and Trauma Workshop 2-2:45pm on several Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays for students’ convenience in 401 Schmitz Hall. This workshop by Caitlin Stanaway reviews the symptoms of generalized anxiety, major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder. Participants can learn about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (focused on building skills in the areas of mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness and emotion regulation) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (focused on how thoughts, mood and behaviors interact). Goals:
- Increased understanding of mental health symptoms
- Effective coping strategies to practice
- Specifying personal goals and/or goals for treatment
- Mental Health for the People workshop with Andrea Salazar on Friday 6/1 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 spring quarter is The Impact of Colorism on Communities of Color.
- 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.