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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month is almost here! See below for our special events and groups being offered for May. 

 

MAY MAJOR EVENT: Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk

 

SPECIAL LIVE WELL BE WELL PODCAST:

Live Well Be Well

 

Events

May is Mental Health Month Calendar

iFlourish

iFLOURISH represents UC San Diego CAPS’ commitment to innovative, self-guided technology programs that provide mental health at your fingertips. As part of the Tritons Flourish Initiative, CAPS is offering several online-based programs for mental health that provide evidence-based intervention and interactive help at all times. All tools are FREE, anonymous, and only available to UC San Diego students. You don’t have to be a CAPS client to join. Go to the iFlourish page to sign up!

Helpful Handouts & Flyers

Resources to Flourish During May

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CAPS iFlourish Tech Offerings provide students with technology, app-based self-help resource. All services are FREE to students:

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UC San Diego Recreation provides daily videos that help enhance our overall well-being and help us get up and out! This is a daily email sent at 10am, 12pm (Learn @ Lunch) and 2pm that provides instructional exercise videos you can follow from the comfort of your desk, office, or home. Additionally, there is a Learn @ Lunch series that reviews a variety of well-being topics to help you flourish. Click the link to subscribe to these videos! 

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The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley conducts cutting edge research on well-being and provides the results to the general public. The Greater Good Magazine provides biweekly articles, videos, podcasts and a monthly happiness calendar that are relevant to well-being. This is a great way to stay connected, access the newest research and learn new tips to enhance your well-being. Sign up for the Greater Good Magazine today! 

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UCSD Health Promotion Services has started a weekly podcast called “Live Well, Be Well” that focuses on overall wellness! Some of the topics that will be covered include: stress management, sex and relationships, alcohol and cannabis, and various other topics. This is a great resource to help you feel connected and find new ways to live a life of wellness! 

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PsyberGuide offers a list of online resources that may be helpful during the COVID-19 epidemic. The list of helpful apps includes resources for mental health and well-being, entertainment, health and fitness, learning, and more! 

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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UCSF has created this comprehensive resource on "Emotional Well-Being and Coping During COVID-19." This resource includes tips and skills for: • Strengthening emotional well-being and coping skills during this time • Using Coping skills to manage stress • Experiencing and coping with trauma, moral injury, and grief • Maintaining good sleep • Maintaining physical activity • Reducing online stress

Programs for Faculty and Staff

Programs for Faculty and Staff through FSAP

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is offering special programming in May. For more information, visit the FSAP website.

UCSD Center for Mindfulness

UCSD Center for Mindfulness - Free Meditation Classes

UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness (CFM) provides free, daily, and live meditation practice sessions and resources. Since March 2020, over 14,200 participants from all over the world have practiced with CFM. More info below: