Upcoming Events

Suicide Prevention Week 2023

September 10 - 15, 2023


All Week | 10am-4pm: Field of Memories on the Student Union Entrance, beginning of Fairfield Way
hosted by Student Health and Wellness and UConn Active Minds
1100 flags representing college student suicide deaths will be placed on the lawn.  UConn Active Minds will be present to offer information about mental health and suicide prevention.


9/10 Sunday:

2 pm | Field of Memories followed by Paint Spirit Rock | Outside the Student Union on Fairfield Way
hosted by Active Minds


9/11 Monday:

11am-12:30pm | Let's Talk | Student Union Room 416A
hosted by SHaW

1pm-2pm | Intro to Mindfulness | Arjona 4th floor
hosted by SHaW


9/12 Tuesday: 

1pm-2pm | Intro to Mindfulness | Arjona 4th floor

1pm-2:30pm | Let's Talk | Student Union Room 431

5pm-6:30pm | SUBOG Speaker Nic Sheff | Student Union Theater
hosted by SUBOB, Nic Sheff will be sharing his inspiring story of substance use and recovery that is deeply rooted in mental illness.

5pm-7pm | Pet Therapy | SHaW Cordial Storrs House
hosted by SHaW


9/13 Wednesday: 

1pm-2pm | Intro to Mindfulness | Arjona 4th floor

4pm | Stomp Out the Stigma Walk featuring Tildy and Carson | Fairfield Way Canceled due to weather.


9/14 Thursday:

9:30am-2pm | SHaW Health and Wellness Fair | Fairfield Way

9:30am-11am | Let's Talk | Student Union, Room 416A

1pm-2pm | Intro to Mindfulness | Arjona 4th floor

1pm-2:30pm | Let's Talk | SHaW Hilda May Williams

5pm | SUBOG showing of Beautiful Boy, a major motion picture based on Nic Sheff’s journey | Student Union Theater


9/15 Friday:

11am-12pm | Let's Talk | Arjona 4th Floor


9/27 Wednesday:

5pm-8pm | Food is Love | ODI Commons

Food is an opportunity to communicate love and community. Share feel good stories and traditions with food in our cultures. Discuss how to use these positive feelings and memories when we need them most.

hosted by SHaW and the Asian American Culture Center

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