1) Attend one of the workshops
- Psy 201 students- Must attend the either addiction workshop
Psy 101H students: You can complete the assignment and receive up to 5 points extra credit on your Midterm Exam.
Due dates for the assignment will be whatever the Due Date for the first Extra Credit is on the Syllabus and October 11th for Psy 101H students.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
12th Annual Mental Health Awareness Day will be held on:
Wednesday, October 4th
9:30 AM -1:30 PM
Babylon Student Center.
Workshops will run at 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM
We will again be focusing not only on raising awareness about mental health issues, but also the importance of maintaining mental and emotional wellness.
The topics for this year’s workshops will include:
- Staying Safe-Enough is Enough, Maria Heaney, The Suffolk County Crime Victims Center
- It’s Real: College Students & Mental Health, Ann Morrison-Pacella, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- The Biology of Addiction, Professor Michael Mangino, SCCC Nursing Program
- What’s Eating You?: The Relationship Between Nutrition and Wellness, Joanne Lauro, Community Growth Center
- Dying To Get High: The Heroin Epidemic in Suffolk County, William Weick, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department
(Co-sponsored by CSJHU, In Our Backyard Series Workshop)
- Is Being Plugged in Bringing You Down: The Effect of the Digital Age on Mental Health, Representative from LICADD
- Mindfulness for Stress and Anxiety, Lori McAndrew and Jovanna Maloney, SCCC Counseling Center
The following mental health agencies will also be present to provide information and resources:
- Response Hotline (Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention)
- Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD)
- Community Growth Center (Providing Free of Charge Mental Health, Nutrition and Spirituality Services)
- Mather Hospital Eating Disorder Program
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS)
- The Crime Victims Center (CVC)
- SCCC CARES
- Joseph P Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project