Student wellbeing is a priority at UC and Mental Health Awareness Week from 8 - 14 October encourages us to focus on looking after ourselves and each other.
World Mental Health Day is Wednesday 10 October, and we encourage you to head outdoors and get active. You might want to think about doing the AllRight? Amble 2018 http://cccgovtnz.cwp.govt.nz/walkingfestival.
If you are concerned about a friend ask how they are doing and listen – you don’t need to be an expert. If you are still concerned, suggest they contact one of the support services. Check out our Health and Wellbeing page https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/support/health/ for info about
Your actions show you care, encourages others to get help and helps remove the stigma around mental health.