Wellness is the act of practicing healthy habits on a daily basis to attain better physical and mental health outcomes. Wellness helps ensure that instead of just surviving, you’re thriving. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), health is defined as being in “a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Your overall wellbeing is key to your academic success, so we offer several programs and services to support your physical and mental wellbeing.
Kognito At-Risk Mental Health for Students
The Kognito At-Risk Mental Health for Students simulation is designed to teach skills you can use to support your own emotional health and that of your peers. You will learn how to identify those in distress, how to effectively reflect and communicate your concerns, and how to appropriately refer to resources. Being able to recognize when someone is struggling is important to building a strong support network. Our goal is to empower our campus community to be there for each other. If you’re concerned about someone, trust your gut. Let your friends and classmates know you’re there for them.
QPR Suicide Prevention Training (45 – 60 minutes) – QPR is a behavioral intervention that focuses on getting a distressed student/individual referred for professional help. QPR is intended to teach individuals who have a lot of contact with students (e.g., faculty, staff, friends) how to recognize the warning signs of suicide and provide guidelines as to how to Question a person about suicidal thoughts, how to Persuade them to get help and how to Refer the person for help.