Student Affairs to Celebrate World Mental Health Day – Jagwire
World Mental Health Day is recognized globally on October 10 and Augusta University celebrates it with several student events the next day.
World Mental Health Day deposit
This event, held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on October 11 in the lobby of the Health Sciences Pavilion, is organized by Student Wellness Programs. The event will provide gifts and information materials to students.
Our voices matter
The event, held virtually at 2 p.m. on October 11, is hosted by Marquietta Green and Randy LaMons, two graduate student counselor education. Green and LaMons run this support group weekly to provide a safe space for black and brown students to give and receive support.
AAMI Brain Break: discussing mental health and wellness
The event, held at 5 p.m. on October 11 in the Butler Boardroom of the Jaguar Student Activities Center, will host speakers from the African American Male Initiative.
Presenters will discuss statistics on mental health among black men, common mental health issues among college students, and available mental health resources at Augusta University. The event is organized by Multicultural Student Engagement.
Students are eligible to earn Paw Points for many of these events.
On Mental Health Day, students are encouraged to explore the mental health resources available to them, including their self-guided options.
In addition, all members of the community, including faculty, staff, and students, are encouraged to enroll in mental health training opportunities.