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Virtual Student Mental Health 101

Virtual Student Mental Health 101
-Available to current York University students.
-This session is led by a Peer Health Educator.
-1.5 hours online sessions
V MH 101 aims to provide students with the skills needed to recognize, respond and refer other peers with mental health concerns. The learning objectives of this session include:
-Helping participants gain a better understanding of the type of mental health concerns that York University students face.
-We will review statistics unique to our York student population to allow participants to better understand, normalize and empathize with complex lived experiences.
-Creating safer online spaces for fellow classmates, colleagues and/or friends to disclose mental health concerns.
-Recognizing the unique ways to respond to potential distress or crisis in an online environment.
-Being able to recognize, respond, and refer students experiencing mental health issues and/or distress to appropriate campus resources.
-Providing opportunities to practice the skills needed to support students experiencing mental health issues and/or distress.
-Increasing understanding of the importance of your own self-care, well-being and the necessity for healthy boundaries to be an effective peer helper.


Nov 05 2020


11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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