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Mental Health Awareness Week

Come check out the events that CAPS has lined up: October 16-20, 2017.

Posted in: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) News, News Students Can Use

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World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.  In honor of World Mental Health Day 2017 the campus community is asked to work together in taking a step toward decreasing mental health stigma at Montclair State University. 

This year, in collaboration with Active Minds, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) kicks off Mental Health Awareness Week from October 16 – 20.  Please help spread the word about CAPS services and prevention programs. Everyone in the campus community is welcome to attend the following events, many of which are co-sponsored by our campus partners.    

  • Monday, 10/16: Mental Health Awareness Table  Student Center Lobby – (12-1pm)

    “Caring for #1 Workshop: Self-Care and Health”SBUS, room 140 – (4-5pm)


  • Tuesday, 10/17:Positive Self-Talk & Affirmations” Student Center Basement – (12–2pm)


  • Wednesday, 10/18: “Let’s Chat about Emotions” with Active Minds, Psych Club & MSNA UN 2040 – (4–5pm) – get your free emoji keychain!


  • Thursday, 10/19: Mental Health Screening (11am-12:30pm) & Feel Good Fest (11am-2pm) with Health Promotion  Student Center Lobby & Ballrooms B & C

    Connecting Across Cultures: “Mental Health Stigma Across Cultures” –  Health Promotion Drop-In Center – (3-4pm)


  •  Friday, 10/20: “Stigma Free Zone” Activities in FRuss Quadwith Res Life (11am-12:30pm)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Jude M. Uy (uyj@mail.montclair.edu). For more information about our services visit CAPS website and visit our CAPS portal on Hawksync to find out more about upcoming events.