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Intersecting Mental Health, Gender Identity and Sexuality: Part 1 of a 3 Part Speaker Series on the Intersectionality of Mental Health

Funded by DHR's Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Enhancement fund, Wellness@Work is coordinating a three-part mental health speaker series focusing on mental health and the intersectionality of social identities. With the launch of our speaker series on Oct 26th, our first topic will be related to 2SLGBTQIA+ identity and mental health in the workplace. This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students to attend. Our intention with this speaker series is to foster a culture of...

Campus Food Market

  What is the Campus Food Market?  Held every Thursday afternoon, the market is open to everyone in the University of Guelph community. Since launching a pilot in March 2022, the market has proven a hit, with customers lining up early with reusable bags to shop for fresh produce right on campus.  The market is the result of a collaboration between the Feeding 9 Billion initiative at the Arrell Food Institute, the ...

Wellness Friday: Mindfulness and Reducing the Effects of Stress: Fall 2022

Mindfulness helps to decrease stress, increase resilience, improve personal productivity, develop connections with others, and augment the ability to experience more joy and peace. This webinar will focus on understanding mindfulness and will assist participants in practicing techniques that can be implemented into everyday life at work and at home. Facilitator: Homewood Health Register through qualtrics  
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Halloween Food Drive

With 1 in 5 students at U of G experiencing food insecurity, you can do your part to help end student food insecurity by visiting Wellness@Work on October 31st in the UC Courtyard between 10:30am and 3:30pm to donate a non-perishable item. All donations will go to the Guelph Student Food Bank to support our own U of G students.  Items in need of most include but are not limited to: tuna pasta dry beans and...

Ambiguous Grief

Grief from a loss that is hard to define (i.e. grieving someone who is still alive, the breakdown of a relationship or loss of social connection) or one that lacks closure can be difficult to understand and navigate. This session will help you recognize and acknowledge these losses and find ways to define the loss and create a meaningful narrative.  In this session you will: Understand types of ambiguous loss and learn how to validate the feelings and emotions associated with them Recognize the grief associated with the impacts of the...

Wellness Friday: Understanding Anxiety and Depression: Fall 2022

Mental health problems are an increasing concern in workplaces. Participants will gain an understanding of two of the most common mental health concerns, anxiety and depression. This session will provide strategies for regulating one’s emotions and tips for supporting others who may be experiencing difficulties. Facilitator: Homewood Health Register through qualtrics

SafeTALK - Suicide Alertness Training - Nov 2022

Designed by Living Works, SafeTALK is a 3.5 hours alertness training and certification that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. This training includes understanding of the importance of suicide alertness, learning to identify ways people invite help, and how to connect those who need help with resources when they are at risk. This training is recommended for individuals who are not mental health experts but who might have on-going relationships with people who have mental health issues and/or where the individual is in a position...

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