UO President Michael Schill shared a message with college students this week in recognition of Psychological Well being Consciousness Month.
The e-mail to college students included a brief video from the president and Chiara Cheng, a member of the College Counseling Providers Scholar Advisory Board, in addition to sources and occasions to mark the month.
Particularly, the message famous Kognito, a web-based digital dialog instrument that teaches customers learn how to acknowledge when somebody is struggling and learn how to step in successfully. Anybody within the UO group who completes the module earlier than the top of Might 2021 will mechanically be entered in to win a $20 reward card.
Cheng inspired college students to affix the group in recognizing Psychological Well being Consciousness Month and profiting from college sources to assist psychological well being.
“As a member of the advisory board, I get to work with many therapists and in addition to workers members at College Counseling Providers,” Cheng mentioned. “They’re devoted to supporting college students in addition to our psychological well being. So in case you ever want assist or want to know extra about our sources, please attain out or try our web site at counseling.uoregon.edu.”
Schill famous the anxiousness and uncertainty that many have felt as a result of pandemic, divisive politics and nationwide conversations about race and fairness.
“Though we’re nonetheless bodily distant, know that you’re not alone,” Schill mentioned. “As I’ve mentioned earlier than, the College of Oregon is a household. We’re a group made up of people that rely and care about one another.”
The president additionally talked about that the college companions with The Jed Basis and is designated as a JED Campus. The nationwide initiative is designed to assist establishments consider and strengthen their psychological well being, substance misuse and suicide prevention applications and techniques. The UO is in its third yr of the four-year JED Campus course of.
—By Jesse Summers, College Communications