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Mental Health and Wellness Week kicks off March 30

Published: 02/27/2020

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Because one in three college freshmen struggles with mental health, St. Charles Community College will host Mental Health and Wellness Week from Monday, March 30, through Thursday, April 2.

All events will take place in the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building unless otherwise stated.

The schedule will be as follows:

 

  • All day Monday-Thursday, March 30-April 2

    Bead display

    Beads are available for people who have been affected by suicide. Each color of beads represent different loved ones lost to suicide (friend, parent, child, spouse, partner, sibling, etc.)
  • 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, March 30

    Drug take back

    Have any prescription medications that are expired or you no longer need? Bring them in, and we’ll safely collect and dispose of them for you.

  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 31

    Therapy dogs

    De-stress by hanging out with therapy dogs. They love it just as much as you do!
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday, March 31

    Mental health screening

    The Office of Student Life will be providing free depression, anxiety and PTSD screenings to promote early detection and treatment of mood disorders. Like many physical illnesses, early recognition and treatment offers the best opportunity for recovery from mental illness.
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday, March 31

    Coloring station

    Express your artistic side! Come color with us or pick up some adult coloring pages to take with you for later.  Adult coloring pages with inspirational quotes and colored pencils will be provided. 
  • 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 1

    “Stress Management 101”

    Did you know not all stress is bad? Come learn the benefits of stress and how stress can motivate you while learning effective ways to manage stress and prevent burnout.  
  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 1Dardenne Creek Campus

    Therapy dogs

    De-stress by hanging out with therapy dogs. They love it just as much as you do!
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 2

    Kinetic sand therapy

    Bring the beach to you. There’s nothing like the feel of sand through your fingers to make you more relaxed. You can even make your own sand stress ball.
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 2

    Coloring station

    Express your artistic side! Come color with us or pick up some adult coloring pages to take with you for later.  Adult coloring pages with inspirational quotes and colored pencils will be provided. 
  • 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2

    Drug take back

    Have any prescription medications that are expired or you no longer need? Bring them in, and we’ll safely collect and dispose of them for you.

  

For more information, contact Teresa Drury at tdrury@stchas.edu or 636-922-8536.

St. Charles Community College strives to provide reasonable accommodations to all people at any SCC-sponsored event. Please contact Disability Support Services at dss@stchas.edu or 636-922-8581 as early as possible to discuss your needs.

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.

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