Counseling and Resource Center

Mental Health Matters week - 2018


April 16-19, 2018

Enjoy free activities, snacks, and programming promoting mental health.


Monday April 16

Trauma Sensitive Yoga - 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., Seaview Hall 119 (sign up at bit.ly/2D1Pqjt)

- Trauma sensitive yoga can help you feel empowered to listen to your body.

Guided Meditation - 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Wellness Center, Lynnwood Hall 236

- Join us for a brief guided meditation. We will focus on relaxation and self-compassion.


Tuesday April 17

Massages for Students - 9:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m., Triton Student Center

- Free massages for students in the Triton Student Center!

What's Your Big Lie? - 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Triton Student Center

- Using phones, students anonymously submit their big lies (something immense we hide from the world, often a source of pain and anxiety). The big lies are then projected on a screen and students realize they are not alone. Participants then respond to the submissions with messages of affirmation and hope.

De-Stress with Dogs - 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Triton Student Center

- Students can pet registered therapy dogs for an hour in the Triton Student Center.


Wednesday April 18

De-Stress Activities - Time TBD, Mountlake Terrace Hall Lobby

- Various de-stress activities will be available such as mindful coloring.

Progress Muscle Relaxation - 9:30-10:20, MLT 225

- Progressive muscle relaxation is a technique that helps relax muscles in the body by alternatively tensing and relaxing muscle groups.

Mindful Gardening - 12-1:30 p.m., Edmonds CC Community Farm

- Mindfulness is a concept that focuses on tuning into the present moment with flexibility, openness, and curiosity. Mindful gardening is an opportunity for individuals to practice mindfulness outdoors while gardening.


Thursday April 19

What's Your Big Lie? - 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Triton Student Center

- Using phones, students anonymously submit their big lies (something immense we hide from the world, often a source of pain and anxiety). The big lies are then projected on a screen and students realize they are not alone. Participants then respond to the submissions with messages of affirmation and hope.

Counseling Open House - 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Mountlake Terrace Hall 145

- Check out our space in the Counseling and Resource Center!

Counselor Panel - 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Lynnwood Hall 210

- Meet several of our counselors and ask questions you may have about mental health.