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 "Go to It" (Wellness Events)




Optimal Health is the focus for CCD outreach events and the key to this is building on strengths in our lives represented in the wellness wheel above. Throughout the academic year, Counseling & Career Development has many programs focused on the following areas of strength: Healthy Activities, Positive Friends, Mentors, Generosity and Mental Health.  Click here for a handout on fall events.


Coming in Fall 2013...


September 2013 (Mental Health)




 “CCD Open House”
When: Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 10a-2p
Where:123 Row Hall
(Students have a chance to tour the CCD office, have food and win prizes)


SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK@UWG (September 9-14, 2013)


“Suicide Prevention Week: PREVENT@UWG Day”
When: Monday, September 9, 2013, 11a-1p
Where: Outside UCC/TLC Atrium if inclement weather
(students wear PREVENT@UWG items or answer mental health and suicide prevention questions for a prize)


“Prevent@UWG Campus Wide Suicide Prevention Training”
When: Monday, September 9, 2013, 12p-p
Where: Campus Center Ballroom, 108.3/4




“Suicide Prevention Week: Mental Health Panel”
When: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 7:30p-9:00p
Where: Campus Center Ballroom 108.1  
(Mental Health Professionals Respond to Anonymous Questions from Students about Mental Health)





 “Suicide Prevention Week: Mardi Gras Beads of Meaning”
When: Wednesday, September 11, 2013  11:00a-1:00p
Where: UCC/Library if inclement weather
(UWG students, faculty and staff wear beads in support of suicide prevention and mental health awareness)




“Suicide Prevention Week: Sources of Strength Day"
When: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 11a-2p
Where: TLC Atrium
(Students will participate in a hula hoop contest for prizes and learn about using wellness to become resilient in college)






“Suicide Prevention Week: Mental Health Movie Night”
When:Thursday, September 12, 2013, 8p-10p
Where: Campus Center 108.2
(Feature Film: Silver Linings Playbook)  





 “Suicide Prevention Week: Our Stories”
When: Friday, September 13, 2013, All day
(stories of celebrities and students talking about suicide and mental health recovery)




October 2013 (Healthy Activities)


“Put the Squeeze on Stress to Maximize Success”
When: Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 11a-1p
Where: Outside UCC
(Event where students make stress balls)





“National Depression Screening Day”
When: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Where: Health Services and Online


“Sources of Strength Day"
When: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 11a-2p 
Where: Outside UCC /TLC if inclement weather
(Students will participate in a hula hoop contest for prizes and learn about using wellness to become resilient in college)





November 2013 (Generosity and Mental Health)




 "National Roll Call Day of Remembrance"
When: Monday, November 11, 2013, 9a-6p
Where: Outside UCC




 December 2013 (Healthy Activities)


“Furry Friends for Finals”
When: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 11a-1p
Where: Outside UCC
(Students play with puppies provided by counseling center staff to alleviate stress and anxiety surrounding final exams)  









 "See It"

Latest news on mental health, relationships and life issues.

 "Making a Successful Transition from College to Career"
(article for graduates transitioning into adulthood)





"Join It"

Like our "Counseling Facebook Group" or Join the "Wellness Facebook Page" for wellness tips including mental health info

Click here for the "Counseling Facebook Group"

Click here for the "Wellness Warriors Facebook Page"