Mind Your Mental Health

Mind Your Mental Health

Transitioning to Post-Pandemic Life

WCC Counselors - July 15, 2021

During times of stress, connecting with your support system is one of the most important factors in improving your mental and emotional health.

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Awareness Month

WCC Counselors - May 14, 2021

Established in 1949, the goal of Mental Health Awareness Month is to put a spotlight on the importance of mental health and wellness.

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Stress Less During Finals Week

WCC Counselors - April 16, 2021

According to a MentalHelp study, 89% of college students were stressed at least two to four times per semester and 30% said they were stressed for almost the entire semester. Finals were the biggest source of stress for 31% of students surveyed.

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Supporting Students in Recovery

WCC Counselors - March 15, 2021

Dependence on alcohol and other drugs is a serious national public health issue touching rich and poor, all regions of the country, and all ethnic and social groups.

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Minority Mental Health

WCC Counselors - February 18, 2021

The American Psychiatric Association reports that in many communities, racial/ethnic, gender and sexual minorities often suffer from poor mental health outcomes due to multiple factors. Some of these factors include inaccessibility of high-quality mental health services, cultural stigma surrounding mental health care, discrimination and overall lack of awareness about mental health. It is important we all do our part in minimizing the service gaps and promoting equal opportunities for care.

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Building New Habits in 2021

WCC Counselors - January 26, 2021

The idea of changing a thought or behavior sounds very simple, yet it is much more difficult to initiate change and maintain motivation for that change. Here are a few habit change techniques that might help you in the New Year.

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Mental Health Tips for Winter Break

WCC Counselors - December 16, 2020

After the stress of final tests and projects, many of us are excited about having some time off. It can be great not to think about your next virtual class, assignment deadline or balancing school, work, family and life! But recuperating can sometimes feel more overwhelming than school.

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Holidays, Exams and Stress

WCC Counselors - November 25, 2020

The most stressful time of the semester ... final exams and the holiday season in the year 2020!

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Practicing Mindfulness

WCC Counselors - October 26, 2020

Simple changes in lifestyle can often lead to improved mental health and wellness. Mindfulness is such a practice.

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Suicide Prevention Month

WCC Counselors - September 21, 2020

September is Suicide Prevention Month

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