BRCC draws attention to Mental Health Awareness Week with events planned Oct. 11-14

Baton Rouge Community College Counseling & Accessibility Services will host Mental Health Awareness Week Oct. 11-14. The theme of this year’s event is “Let’s Work Together to Break the Stigma.” The purpose of the event is to raise awareness and provide options for the growing concerns of various mental health issues. Events are scheduled throughout the week at several BRCC Campus locations.

Monday, Oct. 11

Mid City Campus - Magnolia Gallery
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - "Pop" in for a Mental Health Check

11 a.m. - Noon - Virtual Resource Fair
Zoom Meeting Registration ID: 810 9590 8278

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Self-Care Screening, Self-Care Kits, Mental Health Shirts, Stigma-Free Pledge

Central Campus - Room 114A & Mid City Campus - by the Fountain
5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m -Yoga with Auslyn Taylor (In-Person & Virtual) 
Zoom Meeting Registration ID: 868 4277 4717

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Ardendale Campus
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Screenings, Kits, Shirts, Stigma-Free Pledge
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Mental Health: What are the Stars Saying? - Group Discussion     
Zoom Meeting Registration ID: 885 9894 8617

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Acadian Campus Room B103
9 a.m. -10 a.m. - Screenings, Kits, Shirts, Stigma-Free Pledge

Mid City Campus Magnolia Galler
11 a.m. -1 p.m. - Screenings, Kits, Shirts, Stigma-Free Pledge

Thursday, Oct. 14

Port Allen Campus Room 108
9 a.m. -10 a.m. - Screenings, Kits, Shirts, Stigma-Free Pledge

Noon - 1 p.m. – The Power of an Inclusive Learning Environment - Group Discussion 
Zoom Meeting Registration ID: 819 6661 3787

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five adults experience mental illness each year, and more than 48 million people suffer from a form of anxiety disorder.

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