Weekly Wellness: Mental Health and Sexual Assault Prevention

Rodin: Mental Health 101

  • WHAT: Join Dr. Marsha Richardson, senior lecturer at the Applied Psychology and Human Development Division at the Penn GSE, for dinner and a discussion on mental health. Dr. Richardson has directed residential treatment facilities, overseen the implementation of school-based mental health programs, and provided psychotherapy for children and families in outpatient community-based settings.
  • WHEN: 10/13, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • WHERE: Rodin M30
  • WHO: please contact Rodin staff for information on how to RSVP!

CAPS: I CARE Training

  • WHAT: Intensive, 3-hour training to learn the signs of distress and mental health crises that can affect college faculty/staff. Experienced CAPS clinicians will teach their Penn colleagues “I CARE” skills essential for suicide prevention and supportive intervention. Students will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop!
  • WHEN: Tuesday, 10/13, 5pm – 8pm
  • WHO: You, if you register here!

Discussion: Mental Health & Sexual Assault

  • WHEN: Thursday, 10/15, 7pm
  • WHERE: Huntsman F38 (this one can sometimes be hard to find, so we’ll try to have someone at the door!)
  • WHO: you! and any friends you would like to bring!

Psychology Department: Course & Majors Fair
  • WHAT: Since Active Minds is affiliated with the Psych department, we are hosting the Psych table at the Course & Majors fair this year!
  • WHEN: Thursday, 10/22, 11:30am – 2:30pm
  • WHO: Please contact Peter at activemindspenn@gmail.com if you are a Psych major and would like to help out (i.e. stand by the table and answer student questions about the major)

A LIGHT BENEATH THEIR FEET

  • WHAT: A feature film featuring a family dealing with bipolar disorder that will be screening at the Philadelphia film festival in October! Tickets can be purchased here.
  • WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, October 27, 12:15pm at Ritz East; Saturday, October 31, 7:00pm at Ritz at the Bourse
  • WHO: Produced by Jeffrey Loeb

Weekly Wellness: 9/28

Penn Initiative for Minority Mental Health GBM

  • WHEN: Thursday, 10/1
  • WHERE: LGBT Center
  • “Come join PIMMH for our first General Body Meeting of the semester! It will be a fun, safe space that will foster positive discussions about mental health issues on Penn’s campus and in minority communities at large. You will also have the exciting opportunity to participate in a new mental health awareness photo project that PIMMH is launching!”

  • WHAT: Walk with the Active Minds Penn team and thousands of other walkers from Philadelphia to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
  • WHEN: Sunday, 10/4 at 9am
  • WHO: Anyone can sign up for our team using the link in the title!

Weekly Wellness: Expectations in the Ivy League

Discussion: Expectations and the Ivy League

  • WHEN: Thursday, 9/24 at 7pm
  • WHERE: Huntsman F38 (this one can sometimes be hard to find, so we’ll try to have someone at the door!)
  • WHO: you! and any friends you would like to bring!

Philadelphia Out of the Darkness Walk

  • WHAT: Walk with the Active Minds Penn team and thousands of other walkers from Philadelphia to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
  • WHEN: Sunday, 10/4 at 9am
  • WHO: Anyone can sign up for our team using the button below!

Weekly Wellness

First Meeting

  • WHAT: gathering old and new members alike together to set up committees and projects for the year!
  • WHEN: Thursday, 9/10 at 7pm
  • WHERE: Huntsman F50
  • WHO: All Penn students are welcome! Please bring your friends!

Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Story of Recovery

  • WHAT: Dr. Todd Pressman and his former patient will discuss the recovery of the latter from her struggle with DID through the successful integration of 72 personalities.
  • WHEN: Wednesday, 9/16 at 7pm
  • WHERE: Huntsman G60
  • WHO: All Penn students are welcome! Please bring your friends!

Apply to be a Board Member

I Care (4)

Dear members,

We hope you enjoyed your first week of the semester! Remember to mark important upcoming events on your calendar so you can plan ahead and stay working at a comfortable pace.

Thank you all for your support of our NSO Late Night event – our collaboration with Penn AMF, Consciousness Club, and PIMMH was a huge success! The only thing cooler than that shaved ice was getting to meet all you new folks. We’re looking forward to a great rest of the year!

Join our Board!

  • WHO: You wonderful mental health advocates, you🙂
  • WHEN: Due by Sept 12

First Meeting

  • WHAT: gathering old and new members alike together to set up committees and projects for the year!
  • WHEN: Thursday, 9/10 at 7pm
  • WHERE: Huntsman F50
  • WHO: All Penn students are welcome! Please bring your friends!

Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Story of Recovery

  • WHAT: Dr. Todd Pressman and his former patient will discuss the recovery of the latter from her struggle with DID through the successful integration of 72 personalities.
  • WHEN: Wednesday, 9/16 at 7pm
  • WHERE: Huntsman G60
  • WHO: All Penn students are welcome! Please bring your friends!

Join the Penn team for the Out of Darkness Walk

  • WHAT: A suicide prevention walk to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
  • WHEN: Saturday 10/4 at 10 am
  • WHERE: Philly Art Museum