Mental Health Awareness Month

Special Facility Notice:

The Lap Pool will be closed due to a swim meet September 28th, 11:00am – 3:00pm.

Posted on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 by Erik D Unger under Featured, Wellness.

SEPTEMBER IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH


Download the MHM Calendar

LGBTQ+ SPEED FRIENDING

September 4th, 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)
EUC Cone Ballroom

Join us for a night of speed friending! This event will create an environment where members of
the LGBTQ+ community and allies can come to get to know each other beyond a digital screen! Come for friends, stay for the raffle prizes!
RSVP via SpartanConnect

YOGA CLASS ON THE GRASS

September 4th 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm
September 16th5:00pm
EUC Lawn

Yoga lowers stress and calms the mind while elevating mood and energizing the body. Bring a towel or yoga mat and a water bottle. No experience necessary!

Light the Night Poster

Light the Night Vigil for World Suicide Prevention Day

September 9th, 8:30pm
EUC Lawn

Make a luminary to honor a loved one lost to suicide, send hope out into the world, or just let people know you care.
RSVP via SpartanConnect

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WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

September 10th, 11:00am – 1:00pm
EUC

Stop by our table in the EUC for suicide prevention materials and to show your support.

Jordan Burnham

SPEAKER: JORDAN BURNHAM
“UNBREAKABLE: A PERSONAL BATTLE WITH DEPRESSION, SUBSTANCE USE AND PERFECTIONISM”

September 11th, 7:00pm
EUC Auditorium

Jordan Burnham, a suicide attempt survivor, is an award-winning speaker addressing mental health and suicide prevention. He will share his powerful story of fighting depression and finding recovery. Jordan has been featured in Sports Illustrated and PEOPLE magazine, has spoken at the United Nations and was invited to the White House for the National Conference on Mental Health hosted by President Obama.

CHECK UP FROM THE NECK UP

SEPTEMBER 12th, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Student Health Center & Office of Intercultural Engagement

Stop by for a quick and easy mental health check-up and speak with a campus counselor! Take a quick check-up online 24/7 at http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/UNCG
RSVP via SpartanConnect

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SPARTAN SPEAK OUT: MENTAL HEALTH OPEN MIC

September 12th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
EUC Auditorium Pre-Function Area

Come speak your truth and help us break the stigma around mental health!

LET YOUR BODY GLOW GROUP FITNESS CLASSES


September 17th & September 18th, 4:30pm – 9:00pm
Kaplan Center Studio 3 & 4

RSVP via SpartanConnect: September 17
RSVP via SpartanConnect: September 18

GRATITUDE TUESDAY SERIES

September 17th & September 24th, 11:00am – 2:00pm
EUC Azalea

Gratitude is a game-changer! Drop by to write that note you’ve been meaning to send a friend or loved one, or to decorate a gratitude journal to incorporate into your daily life. You’ll find there’s so much to be grateful for!

Word Suicide Prevention Day Image

DIVE IN MOVIE: MOANA

September 18th, 7:00pm
Kaplan Center Natatorium

Come party on the Island! Join us for a night of relaxation and fun as we watch Disney’s Moana in the pool!
RSVP via SpartanConnect

AROMATHERAPY WORKSHOP: LET’S GET LIFTED

September 19th, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm
Registration required via SpartanConnect

In this 90-minute workshop, you will learn about 5 essential oils known to lift your spirit and put a smile on your face! Participants will create their own personal aromatic product. Register required via SpartanConnect:
10:00AM Registration
12:00PM Registration
2:00PM Registration

GOAT YOGA

September 21st, 8:30am
Registration is full for this event

We’re partnering with Outdoor Adventures for a day at the farm! Join us for a special session with Nigerian Dwarf Goats. Come for the yoga, stay for the cuddles! Registration required in Outdoor Adventures.

Paint Brushes in jar

LOVE YOUR BODY ARTY PARTY

September 26th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Kaplan Center Room 209

Join us for an evening of food, music, and guided painting as we engage in the revolutionary act of loving our bodies! Registration is required via Spartan Connect.
Registration required via SpartanConnect