The following are some personal enrichment programs, which have been offered throughout the current and past academic years:
Shining Light On Your Mental Health
As many as 18 million Americans are affected by depression annually. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States for ages 15-44.
Great American Smoke Out
Smoking is an addition that kills. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 400,000 people die every year from smoking related diseases. That’s more than from alcohol, cocaine, crack, heroin, murders, suicide, car accidents and aids combined.
Take Back The Night-Anti-Violence Awareness Day
A comprehensive prevention/intervention Anti-Violence Campaign.
Jumping Off Bridges
An event raising mental awareness of what life is like for those left behind when a loved one or friend commits suicide.
Co-sponsored past mental health events:
- Coping 101
- Vagina Monologues
- Disabilities Awareness
- Women’s History Month
- Make Yours a Fresh Start Family
- Drug-free schools and Workplace Programs and Resources
- This is Your Life 411
- Stamp Out Stigma