Mental Well-being

2021 Apr 30

Mental Health First Aid

9:00am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

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...

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2021 Jan 21

[Career Navigator Workshop] Building Mental Health Resilience in Grad School

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

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...

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2021 Jan 28

[Career Navigator Workshop] Mindfulness: An Introduction in SKY Meditation (New Date)

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

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.

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2020 Sep 28

[Career Navigator Workshop/Peer Mentor Training] Mental Health First Aid

9:00am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

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

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2020 Aug 27

[Peer Mentor + TA Training] Minding Student Mental Health While Teaching and Mentoring in Online Spaces (Dr. Gabriel Carrillo - Saint Louis University)

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

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.

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Coping with Coronavirus

An article on dealing with daily stress, anxiety, and a range of other emotions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workshops and Support Groups

Participation in one of CAMHS' many groups or workshops provides a safe and supportive place to discuss your concerns and learn coping skills with others who may have similar challenges.

Let's Talk

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.

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