Health and Wellness Services, The Personal Growth and Counseling Center and The POWER Peer Education Program invite you to participate in Mental Health Awareness Week 2013. October 7th-10th.

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Monday, October 7th

Green Tea & Ribbons

When: 11 AM – 1 PM

Where: In front of the Library

Details: Enjoy a free Green Tea Lemonade with the POWER Peer Educators and support the Each Mind Matters campaign by wearing a green ribbon. Learn more about Mental Health Awareness Week events and important information about mental health.

Tuesday, October 8th

Mental Health Screening & Lunch Bag Event

When: 11 AM – 1PM

Where: In front of the student center.

Details: Take part in a free and confidential mental health screening for anxiety and mood disorders. Show support for our candlelight vigil event by decorating a bag with your own personal message.

NAMI Movie Night: “Canvas”: A Joseph Greco Film

When: 6PM-8PM

Where: Marina Library

Wednesday, October 9th

Candlelight Vigil

When: 6 PM – 9 PM

Where: Campus quad grass area.

Details: Give light, hope, and warmth. Come out and light a candle to show your support for mental health & suicide awareness. Join us for this very special event!

Thursday, October 10th

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): In Our Own Voice Speakers Panel

When: 6:30 PM – 8:30PM

Where: Student Center West Lounge

Details: NAMI representatives will share their compelling and personal testimonials of living with and overcoming the challenges posed by mental illness. Participate in this event to help banish stereotypes and reclaim the truth of today. By broadening our knowledge of mental illness, we replace misunderstanding, fear and judgment with insight, awareness and acceptance.

To request disability accommodations or sign-language interpreters, please contact Tony Delfino at (831)582-3988.