Mental Health Awareness on Campus This October

Greetings!

Have you heard about “A Semester of Self-Care, A Year of Wellness”? This program targets six wellness dimensions (Interpersonal, Emotional, Financial, Academic, Physical, Spiritual) with events, lectures, and workshops that tie into each topic.  By attending these events and checking in with the RCTC App, you can earn prizes at the end of each semester!

How to earn Points for Prizes?

  1. Download the RCTC App
  2. Attend events, workshops, and lectures.
  3. Check-in with the App to gain points for fun prizes!

What’s up next for October? Emotional Wellness!

Odd Socks Day!  Pull on a pair of odd socks to help us stamp out the stigma surrounding mental health issues. Odd Socks Day is about encouraging people to be a little quirky and be a little different to help overcome the stigma of mental health issues among friends, family and colleagues because anyone can have an odd day.  October 8th at 10:00am | Atrium

Keynote Speaker (20pts)
Monday, October 15th at 11:00am | Hill Theatre
“The Stress Test”
 takes a refreshingly interactive approach to addressing the ever-present stressors of collegiate and early adulthood life. Today’s college students are facing unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety and without the proper coping skills, students can easily feel overwhelmed and suffocated.

Workshops (10pts)
Tuesday, October 9th at 9:00am & 11:00am in CF206/208 and 5:30pm in EA121
Overcoming Stigma: A conversation about mental health and suicide prevention.

Wednesday, October 10th at 10:00am in CF202
Managing Anxiety: Understand the basics of anxiety, coping skills, and learn to change negative thinking into positive thinking.

Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:00am in CF206/208
Happy Hour: The Science of Happy! The Happiness workshop takes you through fun activities and exercises to help you develop a positive mindset.

Wednesday, October 31st at 12:00pm and 1:30pm in CF206/208
Glow In The Dark Yoga! A new twist to finding balance! (20pts!)

RCTC Student Life
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. SE, Rochester, MN  55904
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