Stop. Take five. Check your wellness.
Okay, it’s officially the gloomiest time of the year — in addition to the challenges of COVID, the holidays are now behind us, resolutions may be proving tough to stick to and the weather is taking a turn. Yep, they don’t call the third Monday in January “Blue Monday” for nothing.
It also makes now a perfect time to focus on your mental health and well-being.
Having a healthy mind is a major factor in your success as a student, in your experience at SAIT, in the workplace and in life.
Check out the tips, events and resources below — and take five to check your wellness.
Thrive at SAIT – support included
There’s no magic formula for achieving a healthy mind or ideal health and wellness — it’s different for everyone. But there are ways every student can thrive at SAIT.
- Plug in to self-help tools: build your resilience with headversity, untangle life’s stresses with TAO, access Gatekeeper training to recognize common signs of distress in others. Plus, try these tips to catch more Zs.
Battle the blues starting now
Kick things off today with Make Some Noise for Mental Health.
Join the conversation with #BellLetsTalk
Bell Let’s Talk Day is Thursday, Jan. 28. COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives, including our mental health. Whether you’re helping a friend through a difficult time, or taking care of your own mental health, now more than ever, mental health matters — and every action counts.
On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell donates five cents to Canadian mental health programs for every applicable text, local or long distance call, tweet or TikTok video using #BellLetsTalk, every Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube view of the Bell Let’s Talk Day video, and every use of the Bell Let’s Talk Facebook frame or Snapchat filter.
📷 Use your SAIT email address to post a selfie to the Bell Let’s Talk virtual photo booth and share your mental health message.
Learn more, explore a variety of well-being activities and join the conversation.
Student success is at the core of SAIT’s values, and mental health and well-being is vital to that success. Through collaborative action and an inclusive spirit of community support, SAIT’s Student Mental Health Strategy will foster a climate for learning that empowers our students to thrive.