Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Positive Mental Health Workshops Fall Semester 2021

All workshops are scheduled to take place on Zoom, and are for current DMACC s​tudents.

​If you are a current DMACC student and wish to register to attend one of the scheduled workshops, please email us at counseling@dmacc.edu​. Make sure to email us at least one day before the workshop is scheduled. In the email, tell us which workshop(s) you want to register for, and we will then email you the registration link(s) for it. ​

  • Talk Saves Lives​

    ​Thursday, September 23, 1:00p.m.-2:00p.m.

    Covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Learn the risk and warning signs of suicide and how to help prevent it.

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  • Procrastination/Time Management​

    ​Wednesday, September 29, 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.

    Everyone tends to suffer from procrastination to some degree. Learn how to overcome procrastination and achieve your goals.​


  • Loneliness & Isolation

    ​Monday, Octoberber 4, 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m.

    Prior to COVID-19, Americans were already dealing with an epidemic of loneliness. The pandemic has exacerbated an already problematic issue and made addressing it a priority for college students. This session will discuss the challenges of loneliness and practical steps to assist the DMACC student body.​

  • It's Real: College Students & Mental Health

    ​Thursday, October 14, 1:00p.m.-2:00p.m.

    View a documentary featuring the stories of college students from across the country. It shows how students can seek help for these conditions & successfully manage them.

  • Stress Management

    ​Wednesday, October 20, 10:10a.m.-11:10a.m.

    Identify stress - what it feels like, where it comes from, how it affects us - and then explore easy strategies for managing stress and simple relaxation techniques.​

  • All About Test Anxiety

    ​Wednesday, October 27, 3:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

    Explore test anxiety and the debilitating effects that irrational fears can have on your academics, as well as tips to work with test anxiety to harness its positive effects.


  • Soft Skills without Wimping Out!

    ​Tuesday, November 2, 2:30p.m.-3:30p.m.

    What are Soft Skills? How to develop them. Why college students are in need of them.


  • Innovation in Men's Mental Health: Using Humor, Media, and Digital Engagement to Promote Mental Health and Prevent Suicide

    ​Tuesday, November 9, 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m.

    Men often do not seek mental health services or disclose suicidal thoughts for many reasons including fear of discrimination and prejudice, internalized stigmatized beliefs and misinformation. This workshop will describe an innovative, award-winning, multi-media mental health program called ‘Man Therapy’ that uses humor and digital formats to engage men to think differently about their mental health.


  • Dealing with Grief (non-death)

    ​Monday, November 15, 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m.

    When we think about grief and loss, we usually think about the death of someone. However, there are many other types of losses (loss of a job, a relationship, etc.) We also experienced many types of losses with the COVID pandemic (loss of social support, etc.) This workshop will discuss some of other types of losses and healthy coping mechanisms.


  • Healthy Relationships

    ​Friday, December 3, 10:10a​.m.-11:10a​.m.

    Relationships are a cornerstone of the human experience. Whether they are romantic or based on friendship, they are a basic human need. While it is important to understand what an unhealthy relationship is, it can be harder to define the characteristics of a healthy one. We will explore both sides and push the social stereotypes between men and women.​


Watch Past Workshops


WorkshopLocationDateTime
Sexual Assault, Consent, and Bystander Intervention4/27/202112:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Stress Management 3/30/20211:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dealing with Grief (non-death)3/22/20213:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Healthy Choices and Alcohol Use 3/11/202112:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Healthy Relationships2/23/202110:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Procrastination/Time Management 2/17/20211:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Soft Skills without Wimping out!11/19/202010:00 AM - 11:00 AM