Yellow Talks

Wellness Wednesday

Supporting mental health awareness

On Wednesday, October 25, wear yellow in support of mental health awareness. Join us as we open the conversation and provide information about mental wellness.

At our four main campuses in Moose Jaw, Regina, Prince Albert and Saskatoon students are invited to learn about services available to help cope with stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. 

Activities:
  • Learn about the Friendship Bench and Yellow is for Hello
  • Meet your counselling team, campus health nurse and staff from Recreation, International Education and Indigenous Strategy, as well as visitors from Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Enjoy a complimentary snack
  • Recreation activities featuring ping pong and a bean bag toss
  • Pick up and share tips to assist you in keeping your overall wellness healthy and positive
  • Learn about the Indigenous Wellness Wheel
  • Make your mark on the world map to identify your hometown and country
  • Get winter clothing to help ensure your are prepared for our cold winter
  • Enter the draws
  • For more information, contact marissa.landry-dixon@saskpolytech.ca.
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Sask Polytech, Moose Jaw Campus
Macoun Lounge
Activities:
  • Learn about the Friendship Bench and Yellow is for Hello
  • Meet your counselling team
  • Enjoy a complimentary beverage and snack
  • Pick up tips and take-a-ways to assist you in keeping your overall wellness healthy and positive
  • Enter the draw
  • For more information, contact rona.pelletier@saskpolytech.ca.
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location: Sask Polytech, Prince Albert Campus
Academic and Technical Buildings
Outside the cafeterias
Activity: Doug Kinar will speak on the importance of stress awareness; stress recognition, stress response and offer suggestions on how to manage stress.  Doug is an educator in mental health and coaches and certifies professionals in courses, such as mental health and suicide assessments.  
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 12:15 - 12:35 p.m.
Location: Sask Polytech, Prince Albert Campus
In the library
Activities:
  • Learn about the Friendship Bench and Yellow is for Hello
  • Meet your counselling team
  • Enjoy a complimentary beverage and snack
  • Pick up tips and take-a-ways to assist you in keeping your overall wellness healthy and positive
  • Enter the draw
  • For more information, contact michele.ellingsenailsby@saskpolytech.ca.
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Sask Polytech, Regina Campus
Activities:
  • Learn about the Friendship Bench and Yellow is for Hello
  • Meet your counselling team
  • Enjoy popcorn
  • Kahoot challenge for prizes
  • Jade Dull, guest speaker at 12:15 p.m.
  • Pick up tips and take-a-ways to assist you in keeping your overall wellness healthy and positive
  • Get a t-shirt and other giveaways, while supplies last
  • For more information, contact susan.healey@saskpolytech.ca.
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Sask Polytech, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

 Wellness Wednesday is proudly supported by Student Development.