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How to get involved in University Mental Health Day...

It’s University Mental Health Day on the 7th March and we’ve got a variety of wellbeing activities for students to choose from all week!

These activities are here to help you de-stress this term, and open the door to learning about the support services available. Some of the highlights include… 

SU Stalls, Freebies and Advice 

Come along on the below dates as we’re cooking up a treat ! You can also get involved with our displays and write your own comment on Student Mind’s postcards about what change you’d like to see with student mental health services.  

Tuesday 5th – Ringmer House, Falmer (12pm-2pm)

Thursday 7th – Cockcroft Reception, Moulsecoomb (12pm-2pm)

Friday 8th – Outside the Café, Grand Parade (12pm-2pm)

Tuesday 12th – Greynore Café, Eastbourne (12pm-2pm)

SU Paid Interviews and Focus Groups 

As part of our Student Mental Health Research Project, our Health and Wellbeing Projects Coordinator is conducting interviews and focus groups with students about their experiences of mental health and wellbeing whilst at University, which you will be paid £10 for! Interviews will take 30 mins maximum and focus groups will take 1 hour. If you’re interested drop Ashley an email at A.Storer-Smith@brighton.ac.uk

SSGTs Tea & Talk

Drop in to see your friendly SSGTs for free cake and a hot drink Monday 4th, G4 Grand Parade (1:15pm-2:30pm). There’s also 5-minute drop in neck and shoulder massages! 

Library Desk Giveaways

Go along to your library front desk on all campuses on the 7thMarch and there will be free wellbeing items to help yourself to! 

SSGTs Falmer Family Fun Day

For students with children, come along for our Family Fun Day on the 9th! There’s lots to keep the kids entertained, and massages for adults! 

We hope to see as many of you as possible over the week, and as always remember there is round-the-clock support from your SU wellbeing services for any problems at University. 

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