Mental Health Presentations & Resources

Thursday, February 29, 2024

On-Campus : Fine Arts Theater (FA 100)
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Enrollment Mental Health Presentations & Resources
Drawing of woman experiencing healthy mental state

In addition to the discussion on the topics below, resources will be made available to Students, Staff and Faculty. 

  • Event: Mental Health Awareness Day
  • Location: FA 100
  • Date and Time: Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Topics to be addressed:

  • Identifying Signs and Symptoms That Someone Might Need Help
    Information about various mental health disorders, how to identify when someone might be in crisis, and what interventions may be used to help the situation.

  • Prevention:  Self-Care and Mental Health:  
    Explore the connection between mental health and self-care (exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress, etc.), and will share some techniques to help the students deal with many of the stressors young adults often face.

  • Addressing Stigma Associated with Mental Health:  
    Address the stigma associated with seeking mental health treatment in some communities of color, and how we can all help reduce stigma and support people seeking care when needed.

  • Resources Available to Help with Mental Health Needs:
    Local low-cost/no-cost mental health and social service resources that students can access.  A handout with the combined resources available through WLAC, Masada, and other local community organizations, as well as the National Crisis Hotline and other important numbers and links.  


      LAFSA - Latinx Association of Faculty, Staff and Administrators

      BSU - Black Scholars United 

      WLAC Office of the President 

      Masada Community Mental Health Services

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