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Mental Health Awareness Week

October 5-9, 2020

Join the Counseling Center and other campus partners for a week of programming to help students explore their mental health and improve mental wellness.

Black Mental Health Matters
Monday 10/5
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Counseling Center and Black Student Union invite UMD students from the Black community to a virtual conversation on the various impacts of continued racial injustices towards Black lives in the midst of a pandemic. This event will serve as a space to understand the impact of racial trauma on mental health and to learn ways to cope with race-related stress and daily stressors.

Zoom Meeting Registration

AAPI Mental Health in 2020
Tuesday 10/6
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Counseling Center and MICA invite UMD students from the AAPI (Asian-American and Pacific Islander) community to join us for a virtual conversation about coping with stress brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic while facing anti-Asian rhetoric.

Zoom Meeting Registration

Jewish Community in a Distanced World
Wednesday 10/7
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Counseling Center and Hillel invite our Jewish UMD students to join us for a virtual discussion focused on the impact of physical distancing on mental health, community, and faith and explore ways to reconnect and cope with stress in the current climate.

Zoom Meeting Registration

Terps Take Care
Wednesday 10/7
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Department of Resident Life's Annual Terps Take Care Fair will move virtual this year! Check out this interactive mental health fair to learn how to take care of ourselves and one another.

Terps Take Care Website

Depression Screenings
Thursday 10/8
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

In this virtual depression screening event, you will meet one-on-one with a counselor to take a brief online depression assessment and talk through the results. Stop by to learn more about your mental health, find ways to help a friend, or get some information about the Counseling Center.

Zoom Meeting Registration

Self-Care Drive-Thru
Friday 10/9
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join the Counseling Center on a ride through this year’s virtual Self-Care Drive-Thru! Start your weekend fun early by checking out our self-care breakout rooms. Whether you want to check out the relaxation station, get up and dance, or play some games, there’s something for everyone!

Zoom Link

Yoga for Mental Health
Friday 10/9
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Join the Counseling Center and RecWell for in-person yoga at La Plata Beach or McKeldin Mall or for an online yoga session via Zoom.

In-Person Yoga: Masks will be required during the in-person yoga event. Please bring your own mat or towel. Pre-registration is required--walk-ins will not be accepted. All 4Maryland Guidelines will be followed.

Please sign up at one of the links below for the in-person yoga event. You can sign up for either location but not both. The event has limited space due to health restrictions related to COVID-19. As such, only a limited number of people will be allowed to sign-up. If one location is full, you can click the link for the other location to see if a space is open.

In-Person Yoga Registration

Virtual Yoga: In addition to offering yoga in person on campus, we will be offering a virtual yoga session for anyone who cannot or prefers not to attend in person.

Virtual Yoga Registration