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Introduction to Supporting Those At Risk 9.27.21 Flyer

When someone in your life attempts suicide or experiences suicidal thoughts, it can be difficult to know how to best support them in their recovery. Introduction to Supporting Those At Risk provides information and resources on how to support someone in your life. We welcomed back Maria Idoni from the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention who led us in this discussion. Click here to watch a recording of the event.

Self-Care for the BIPOC Health Professional and How Allies Can Help 
This talk by Dr. Karinn Glover, M.D., M.P.H., focused on the unique challenges faced by Black and Brown professionals and key ways to protect our mental and physical health. Click here to watch a recording of this event.

10.4.20 Push Through: Affirming your humanity when facing discrimination 
There are numerous factors that can negatively impact the performance and well-being of BIPOC students. Through the combination of
mental health education, mindful awareness exercises, and structured discussion of self-management skills, Dr. Karinn Glover, M.D., M.P.H., led our talk in how participants could engage in dialogue and explore how to successfully navigate academic/workplace challenges and stressors in their daily lives. Click here to watch a recording of this event.

Talk Saves Lives - An Introduction to Suicide Prevention
Featuring guest speaker Maria Idoni from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Click here to view the recording of this event. 

Sleepy, Dopey, Grumpy, Sneezy, Bashful, and Doc: Sleep and Wellness for Young Professionals - 2020
Presented by Dr. Melisa Moore, Ph.D., CBSM, this discussion highlighted the implications of good sleep, introduced sleep disorders common in young adults, provided tips on how to be a better sleeper and how to counteract sleepiness in a critical situation. Click here to watch a recording of this event.

Master Your Mind - Mindfulness and Stress Management for Future Clinicians 
The Department of Student Mental Health and Wellness was proud to host Laurence Magro, M.B.A., M.S., LMHC, BCC, on campus to facilitate this 3-part series for our students. The course was an introduction to the theory, practice and application of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and was designed to help students with things such as:

  • Recognize and mobilize their inner psychological resources for coping with uncertainty, stress, and anxiety
  • Improve academic performance by strengthening attention, concentration, and creative thinking
  • Enhance Emotional Intelligence competencies and interpersonal effectiveness
  • Increase awareness of body/mind connections and learn practical tools for self-care and burnout prevention
  • Grow resiliency and sustainable wellbeing

Students who completed all sessions received a Certificate of Completion. Please feel free to check out the MBSR - Outline of Course Curriculum.

The Opioid Crisis - A Physician's View
The use of prescription drugs, heroin and synthetic opioids has become a significant issue in the United States, with overdose rates increasing each year. Students and faculty were invited to join speaker Richard Morgan, D.O., to a talk related to opioid addiction from a physician's perspective. 

Healthy Eating and Unhealthy Behaviors: A Discussion
In recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2019, we invite you to join speaker Kimberly Wilson, RD to discuss healthy choices, risks, warning signs, and resources related to eating disorders.

Talk Saves Lives - An Introduction to Suicide Prevention.
Featuring guest speaker Maria Idoni from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. View a 30 second Talk Saves Lives PSA

The Creative Connection: Using Creative Arts Therapy for Self-Care.
This session consisted of an introduction to Art and Music Therapy, providing a glimpse into how these ancillary modalities can heighten self-awareness, increase relaxation and stimulate positive changes through self-expression.