No Stigma November

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 - 12:00am EDT to Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 11:55pm EST
Event Location: 
Campus Wide

Student Health and Wellness is celebrating #NoStigmaNovember, stopping the stigma of struggling with mental health and normalizing seeking help when needed is a whole campus initiative and encouraging all members of the Lakehead community to take action to support their own mental health and to create a campus culture that supports one another and encourages those to get help when needed. 

Students can take part by:

Lakehead Staff and Faculty can take part by:

  • Support your well-being by practicing self-care. Faculty/staff well-being is integral to overall campus health as well as the capacity to engage others in well-being practices. There are many actions you can take to make your mental health a priority and resources are available to you as a Lakehead staff or faculty member.

  • Attending the Stop the Stigma workshop

  • Promote mental health resources in your spaces, meetings, websites, email signatures, etc.

  • Submitting words of encouragement to be shared with students

  • Encourage students to use the WellU Key to learn more about areas of wellbeing that may be affecting them and resources for support

  • Download the Stop the Stigma toolkit for resources and strategies that Lakehead faculty and staff can adopt and practice in their own spaces.