Upcoming wellness sessions for UNB Saint John students

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Have you been struggling this term? Seeking help is important to help combat the stress of student life and for your mental health. UNB Saint John has several upcoming online and in-person sessions available to help guide you through these difficult times.  

(UNB Saint John Counselling Services/Facebook)

Learning Communities sessions 

Learning Communities is a program designed for all students in mind. The upcoming module, “Self Care and Self Management”, will be hosted by Professor David Creelman and Learning Community leaders.  

Each module has multiple time slots so that you can find a time that suits your busy schedule. The dates for “Self Care and Self Management” are as follows:  

-Tuesday, October 27, 9-10 a.m. (online) 

-Tuesday, October 27, 12-1 p.m. (online) 

-Wednesday, October 28, 2-3 p.m. (in-person, Hazen Hall room 125)  

-Thursday, October 29, 11:30-12:30 p.m. (online) 

No registration is required. Students may simply show up in person or use the Microsoft Teams links found on the Learning Communities website. There is no cost to attend. Certain first-year courses provide bonus points for attending, so make sure you check this on the website to confirm. 

UNB Counselling sessions  

(UNB Saint John Counselling Services/Facebook)

The UNB Counselling team is offering several sessions in the coming week to help support you and your emotional and mental well-being:  

Monday, October 26, 1:30 p.m.— The Counselling team is offering a five-week session, “Keep Calm and Thrive On”, focusing on developing skills to better control and regulate your emotions in stressful situations.  

Tuesday, October 27, 3-4 p.m.—“How to Say No… And Other Skills for Healthy Relationships” is another five-week-long series that will focus on building healthy relationships and strengthening mental health and mindfulness.  

Thursday, October 29, 3 p.m.— A single session is being hosted on the pillars of mental well-being.  

All sessions are virtual and free of charge. To register, email sjcounsellor@unb.ca

Take care of your well-being this semester 

Take advantage of the free resources our campus has to offer to help support you and your well-being this fall. 

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