Campus Events Today Spotlight Mental Health

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Three events today will put a spotlight on mental health, with information about warning signs to look for in those who may be struggling and conversations to break down the stigma around suicide and mental health.

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Three events today will put a spotlight on mental health, with information about warning signs to look for in those who may be struggling and conversations to break down the stigma around suicide and mental health.

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Three events planned for today, Sept. 12, will shine a spotlight on mental health, including information about warning signs in others, improving your own mental health and well-being, and learning how to talk about suicide and mental health in ways that help break down the stigma surrounding them.


Be Well: Understanding Mental Health and Important Triggers

11 a.m. to noon, Room 320, Student Center

Human Resources hosts a Be Well session on Understanding Mental Health and Important Triggers. In the session, a representative from the Employee Assistance Program will talk about common issues and symptoms related to mental health in the workplace, and how to “map” conversations around them.


Fresh Check Day

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Student Center Ballroom

Health and Well-Being will host Fresh Check Day, a national event focused on uplifting mental health and well-being and advocating for suicide prevention in a carnival-themed atmosphere.


Silence the Shame

5 to 8:30 p.m., The Garage at Tech Square

The Advanced Technology Development Center hosts Silence the Shame, an event featuring industry experts from entertainment, sports, technology, academia, and science who will address the stigma associated with mental health and share ideas to help people improve their emotional, psychological, physical, and social well-being.

For more information about campus mental health resources and events, visit counseling.gatech.edu and hwb.gatech.edu.

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  • Created By: Kristen Bailey
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  • Created On: Sep 12, 2018 - 3:25pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018 - 9:30am