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The Student Wellness Community Calendar is updated weekly to provide health, wellness, and well-being resources that are available through both or campus and greater community. We will be adding Illinois student curated resources aimed at the 8-dimensions of wellness.  This calendar is packed with opportunities from classes on stress management, to adult social dance classes, and workshops covering therapeutic arts. Find information on upcoming fun runs, and athletic events. Explore what it means for you to “be-well Illinois”. 

Black Mental Health and Wellness Conference

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Champaign County
Location
Parkland College
Date
Sep 30, 2023   8:00  
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The Black Mental Health and Wellness conference is a full day conference that will be hosted September 30, 2023 from 8:00 am-5:00 pm at Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave. Champaign, IL.

This event will discuss the challenges of mental health in the black community and provide awareness, information, and solutions to those facing mental health issues and their families. Sessions will include speakers to discuss realizing and recognizing racialized trauma, understanding mental health and mental illness, the journey of grief, how to have difficult conversations about mental health, social skills for a healthy community, the black church and mental health, pursuing wellness, and utilizing school, medical, and community resources. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Gluten-free and vegetarian options will be available. No registration fee is required. Parking will be available to participants in Lot B (https://tinyurl.com/98s5paa8).

To register for this, can’t-be-missed, conference please follow this link: https://forms.office.com/g/1TH83cjZ3p. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mikal Washington at outreachandengagement@champaignil.gov or call 217-403-8830.

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