UNCG Campus Weekly

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UNCG’s Mental Health Month events

September is Mental Health Awareness Month. UNCG is hosting a number of events over the course of the month to promote mental health care and awareness.  All events except the Mindfulness Hike are free.

  • Sept. 5-20, EUC Lawn: Pinwheels for Prevention: Throughout September, pinwheels fill the EUC lawn to represent the 1,100 college students lost to suicide every year.
  • Sept. 11, EUC Auditorium 7 p.m.: An Evening With Phillip Roundtree: Phillip Roundtree will discuss living and being successful with a mental illness diagnosis and mental health issues within the black community.
  • Sept. 13, Student Health Center and Office of Intercultural Engagement, 12 p.m.-2: Check-up From the Neck Up: A quick and easy mental health screening and check-up with one of UNCG’s counselors.
  • Sept. 16, Eno River State Park: Hike along the Eno River while learning how to maintain physical, emotional and mental well-being with Outdoor Adventures and UNCG Wellness. Trip costs $15, which includes lunch, transportation, equipment, and instruction.
  • Sept. 18, 24, EUC Lawn, 5 p.m.: Yoga Class on the Grass: Lower stress and calm the body with an open yoga class. No experience necessary.
  • Sept. 19, UNCG Auditorium, 7 p.m.: “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” Film Screening: The film tell the story of Kevin Hines, who attempted to take his life at 19 and since has become a passionate mental health advocate.
  • Sept. 25, The Fountain, 12 p.m.: Pause for Paws: Come out to the Moran fountain for puppies, aromatherapy, bubbles and other relaxing activities.
  • Sept. 26, EUC Maple 7 p.m.: Painting a Path to Eating Disorder Recovery: Even evening of food, music and guided painting to learn how to help a friend who struggles with an eating disorder. Registration required through Spartan Connect.

For more information, see the Wellness website here.