Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
MHFA is an internationally known training program.
The program has recently been adapted for online delivery. Participation in this program requires 2 hours of self-paced online pre-work, then 5.5 contact...
Resiliency allows us to get back up as quickly and smoothly as possible when life takes unexpected or upsetting turns. Both as scientists and as humans, we can view building resiliency as a type of personal and professional development. This talk will discuss why to focus on creating support networks, when to use empathy and storytelling to increase our resiliency, and how we can each contribute to making academia a more inclusive and healthy space for academics of all levels. The session will include time for discussion and an active workshop through which participants will reflect on...
This workshop is a mindful approach to well-being and managing stress through discussion, breathing techniques, and an introduction to Sudarshan KriyaTM (SKY) meditation. To begin, participants will be invited to engage in a discussion of tools for stress management. After that, participants will be guided through evidence-based breathing techniques for deeper relaxation. After these initial relaxation techniques, the course leader will guide participants through a 20-minute meditation, with time for reflection afterwards. Led by Liz Pomerantz of HMS SSQB.
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the
In this session, Dr. Gabriel Carillo, DSW, CDFT (Associate Clinical Professor of Social Work, Saint Louis University) is will be faciliating training - targeted for teaching assistants and peer mentors - on recognizing the signs of students struggling with mental health issues when operating in online spaces. Dr. Carillo draws from expertise in social work and knowledge of service delivery using virtual connections.
This session is open to students who are serving as teaching assistants or peer mentors in the coming academic year.
Transition abound in life; from starting new projects, joining new research groups or schools, and even coming back to work after the stay at home orders lift. Learn to manage your stress and expectations as you move ahead in life.
Let's Talk is a program that provides easy access to informal, confidential conversations with clinicians from CAMHS. Clinicians hold walk-in hours at designated sites around campus. There is no appointment necessary and no fee for the service.