Health & Wellness activities include hands-on workshops and themed events addressing the Body, Mind and Heart: nutritional, physical, sexual, intellectual, academic, occupational, financial, environmental, emotional, social and spiritual.
Bell Let’s Talk Day
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Bell Let's Talk Day is on January 30th, 2019 and Calumet and Stong Colleges are offering a variety of workshops and drop-in activities throughout the day.
Information Booth, Prizes, Games and Free Hugs!
10:30am – 3:30pm, Stong College Atrium (Foyer at the Main Entrance of Stong)
Drop by to get free information and resources, play a game testing your knowledge of mental health and win free prizes! Stong College’s Spartan and Calumet College’s Cougar will also be on hand giving free hugs throughout the day!
Coming Face2Face with Stigma Workshop
11:00am - 1:00pm, 101 Stong College - RESCHEDULED TBD
This workshop has been rescheduled but Moshe Sakal, a former peer support worker with lived-in experiences in mental health, will be at the information booth described above from 11:00am - 1:00pm to informally chat with students about his experiences and answer any questions.
Indigenous Perspectives: Mental Health and Addiction Seminar
2:00pm - 4:00pm, 101 Stong College
Register at: https://tinyurl.com/BLTworkshops19
Sean Hillier is a queer Indigenous scholar from the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation. Currently, Sean recently completed a research study examining the impact of policy on health care delivery in remote First Nations communities for First Nations people living with HIV/AIDS. Sean will open with a smudge using traditional tobacco and sage and then discuss address mental health and addiction within the context of inter-generational trauma. He will share the impact of colonization on his family, his research in mental health and HIV/AIDs and close with a Q&A session.
All of Us Talk Interactive Gallery
2:30pm – 6:30pm, 109 Stong College (Zacks Gallery)
Drop by Zacks Gallery to participate in a variety of art activities related to mental health such as stamping your fingerprint if you know someone who’s been impacted by mental health which is hung on a suspended tree, responding to prompts regarding mental health on canvases and splattering paint on a large canvas to express your emotions. The gallery will be open from 2:30pm with a reception from 4:30pm – 6:30pm.