Mental Health Month Events

Movie: Anonymous People
Tuesday, September 1 from 6:30–9:00 pm
EUC Maple
Be inspired by the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. Light refreshments will be served.

Yoga on the EUC Lawn (Kaplan Commons)
Tuesday, 9/8; Wed., 9/16; Monday, 9/21   5pm-6pm
No experience necessary. Bring a towel or yoga mat & water bottle

Pinwheels for Prevention
September 8-14
A colorful array of pinwheels will be displayed on the EUC Lawn (Kaplan Commons) to symbolize the 1,100 college students lost to suicide each year. This will coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10), and draw attention to the need for awareness and a proactive response to the threat of suicide.

Raise Your Voice
Wednesday, September 9 at 7 pm
EUC Starbucks
Open mic night! Join us for an evening of spoken word as we share our stories and talents. For more information or to sign up to perform, email sefrey@uncg.edu

Check Up from the Neck Up
Mental Health Screening Day
Thursday, September 10 from 12 am-2 pm
Counseling Center (Student Health Services) & the Office of Multicultural Affairs (EUC)
Two locations! Student Health Services & the Office of Intercultural Engagement (062 EUC)
Drop by for a mental health check-up!

The Bridge: Between Life and Suicide
Tuesday, September 15 at 7 pm
Aycock Auditorium
Two men named Kevin met on a bridge. The photo of this powerful encounter went viral. Hear their stories.

Careers in Mental Health
Wednesday, September 16 from 12-1 pm
Faculty Center (College Ave.)
Interested in a career in mental health but unsure about your options? Jonathan Adams from the Career Services Center will provide an overview of different options and pathways in the field.

Unity Tailgating
Thursday, September 17 at 6 pm
UNCG Soccer Stadium
Celebrate National Recovery Month and cheer on the women’s soccer team as they battle Florida State University. Free food, swag, and fireworks!

From Restraints to Recognition: Thriving with Mental Illness
An evening with author Melody Moezzi
Tuesday, September 22 at 6 pm
EUC Auditorium
Author, attorney, and UN Global expert Melody Moezzi, who has bipolar disorder, speaks out on behalf of those stigmatized by mental illness.