Upcoming programs from University Health and Counseling Services

cwru campus in spring

University Health and Counseling Services is offering a selection of workshops and programs in the coming weeks:

BIPOC Support Space

BIPOC Support Space is a scheduled, 30-minute, one-on-one, confidential Zoom consultation with Multicultural Specialist Naomi Drakeford, PhD.
Support Space is good for students:

  • Looking for a space to talk
  • Needing input on mental health concern
  • Searching for a safe outlet to discuss experiences as BIPOC on campus beyond

BIPOC Support Space is available to all Black, Indigenous, People of Color CWRU, CIA, CIM and KSU Podiatry students seeking individualized support.

Zoom information will be sent after registration.

Register for a session at: bit.ly/cwrusupport

Getting Unstuck

Next seminar starts Friday, March 19

Getting Unstuck is a fast-paced, 3-session seminar intended to help increase your understanding and knowledge about depression. The goal is to provide you with some skills to recognize and manage symptoms you may be experiencing. As a participant, you must attend all three sessions .

For a list of all dates and times and to register, visit the program website.

From Your Garden to Your Table

Friday, March 19 and Friday March 26 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

Join faculty, staff and students for a two part series titled, “From Your Garden to Your Table.” The series will kick off Friday, March 19 with Ryan Bennet from the University Farm for "Get Your Garden Going." Ryan will share information for beginners, different methods of growing herbs and vegetables with limited space, how to choose the right plants for the space and lighting available and a bit about compost.

On Friday, March 26, join Brenda Walsh, registered dietitian, for "Navigating Nutrition During a Pandemic." Brenda will help faculty, staff and students achieve balance and peace in their nutritional well-being in the midst of the pandemic. Nutrition can be challenging to balance in ordinary times, and the pandemic has made nutrition even more complex. Participants will gain insights and no nonsense ideas for eating well.

Register for the events online.

Building Hope & Resiliency

Six-week workshop running Friday, March 26 to May 1, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. EDT

This is a skills based workshop designed to help you learn new coping strategies to manage stress and build resiliency during stressful times. Students will learn skills that will help combat anxious thoughts, manage emotions in healthier ways, improve self-care, and learn to communicate more effectively with others. This is a six week workshop, you will be automatically registered for all 6 sessions.

To register: cglink.me/2cS/r1035013

Koru Mindfulness

April 6, 13, 20 and 27, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. EDT

Koru Mindfulness is a four-session course that will teach you a wide variety of mindfulness skills in a group learning environment. These skills will help you incorporate mindfulness into your daily life so that you can experience the benefits of less stress, better sleep and improved self-compassion.

Make sure that you can attend all four sessions, as registration is limited to fifteen participants. This course is open to all enrolled CWRU, CIA, CIM and KSU Podiatry students.

Register for Koru Mindfulness online.

Life Without Sports: What's Next?

April 21, 28 and May 5, from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT

Whether you were a former student athlete in high school, you are a current athlete whose season got canceled due to the pandemic, or you struggle with finding your identity once you will no longer be labeled as a “student athlete”, this group is for you. “Life Without Sports” is a support group for current or former student athletes struggling with adapting to life without sports.

Register via CampusGroups.