Mental Health Awareness Week

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It's Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and an ideal time to educate the RTC Community on the conditions that affect mental health, how to seek help if needed, and live a mentally healthy life!

Mental Health Awareness Week will feature events that provide information on preventative measures to maintain or improve general physical and mental wellness.

Join us for the following events!

Monday, May 10

Text says Virtual Resource Fair, a person with red backpack on lower right corner

11 a.m. - noon:

Virtual Resource Fair
LRCC, Behavioral Health, Advising, Veterans Affairs & Disability Resource Services (DRS)

1 p.m.:

Mental Health Week Info Session
"Deconstructing the Mental Health System" Info Session for BIPOC Resources with Makinie Fortino, LMFT

Tuesday, May 11

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11 a.m. - noon: (concurrent session)

LIVE: Disability Resource Services: How to Obtain Accommodations

11 a.m. - noon: (concurrent session)

LIVE: Men of Merit

11 a.m. - noon: (concurrent session)

LIVE: “Perceptions of Identity, Otherness and Belonging”

Wednesday, May 12

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11 a.m. - noon:

LIVE: Student Government & Clubs
(Unity Fair, Yoga, Student Forum, Phi Theta Kappa, How Students Can Get Involved, How to Create a Club, Benefits of Student Clubs, etc.); Presenters: Victoria & Jane

11 a.m.: (recorded)

LIVE: Mindfulness & Yoga with Makinie, Laura, and Keyth
Recorded - available to view at the Behavioral Health YouTube page

2:30 p.m.:

LIVE: Women of Merit

Available now:

3-minute Video: Stressfree: Backup Strategies
RTC Student and employee file backup strategies.

Thursday, May 13

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11 a.m. - noon: (concurrent session)

LIVE: Veterans Affairs Resources

11 a.m. - noon: (concurrent session)

LIVE: Spanish Speaking Group: “Perceptions of Identity, Otherness and Belonging”

11 a.m. - noon: (concurrent session)

5-minute Video: Change your Words, Change your Mindset with Behavioral Health Team

11:30 a.m.: (concurrent session)

Brianne ‘Story Time’ for families and kids

1 p.m.:

Take a Break with Counselors

3 p.m.:

Benefits Hub and Worker Retraining: Food, Housing, and Paying For School

Mental Health Resources


Sarah Hoaglin and Makinie Fortino smiling in front of the Student Success office in Building I

Building I – Student Success Center
behavioralhealth@rtc.edu
(425) 235-5759
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