May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1, 2020

Mental Health Awareness Month

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health during this time. The Los Rios Colleges Health & Wellness staff would like to encourage all of our students, faculty, and staff to practice self-care in honor of the national observance of May as Mental Health Awareness Month. Join us for these upcoming activities/workshops:

  • Self-Care for Survivors workshop: Monday, May 4, 1:00-2:00pm, Zoom
  • Write Your Way to Wellness workshop: Wednesday, May 6, 12:00-1:30pm, Zoom. Pre-register to receive Zoom login information.
  • Movies for Mental Health: Thursday, May 7, 2:30-4:00pm, Zoom. Pre-register to receive Zoom login information.
  • Managing Anxiety workshop: Tuesday, May 12, 2:00-3:30pm, Zoom. Pre-register to receive Zoom login information.

You can also check out CampusWell, an online magazine covering a variety of student health topics, as well as Mindwise, an online screening tool for substance misuse, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and more.

In addition, Folsom Lake College also has a new mental health resource available for students. Licensed psychologist Dr. Tameka Jackson is providing therapy services on Thursdays from 10:00am-6:00pm via phone or video. Call the Counseling office at (916) 608-6510 to make an appointment. In addition, Dr. Jackson will join the Equity Center for the weekly "Therapy Thursdays" from 3:00-4:00pm via Zoom. Join Equity Center Online to receive the participation link.

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Mental Health Services
Los Rios Community College District does not require students to have health insurance. If you are seeking health insurance, information is available at the Health & Wellness Services office.

Health & Wellness Services
Our Health & Wellness services address all aspects of wellness: mind, body, spirit, environment, intellectual, vocational/occupational, and social.

Counseling
Our counselors provide academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling to FLC students.