Beat the Blues Week to promote student wellness at CSUN

Lindsay Ibarra (Left), 20, a public health promotion major and Roxanna Peza (Right), 20, a biology major, speak to University Counseling Services at the 2013 'Beat the Blues event.' Photo credit: File Photo/ The Sundial

Members of the Blues Projects will host the “Beat the Blues Week” event from Nov. 2-5 to promote student wellness.

The week-long series of events and activities aim to raise awareness of depression, prevent suicide and ensure students health.

Students will have the opportunity to attend to free workshops and events every day during the week.

Schedule of Events:

Monday

  • From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tabling Extravaganza! at Cleary Walk
  • From 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Workshop: Dear Stress, Let’s Break Up: Learning to Manage College Stress at Altadena Room, USU
  • From 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Workshop: LGBTQ Individuals and D.A.R.K.N.E.S.S at Altadena Room, USU
  • From 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Can’t Stop the Beat: Drum Circle at Bayramian Lawn

Tuesday

  • From 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Improve your Mood with Food Workshop at Altadena Room, USU
  • From 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Relaxation Workshop at Altadena Room, USU
  • From 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Started from the Bottom, Now We’re Here: Developing Self-Esteem Workshop at Altadena Room, USU
  • From 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Movie on the Lawn: Silver Linings Playbook at Bayramian Lawn

Wednesday

  • From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tabling Extravaganza! at Cleary Walk
  • From 12 p.m – 1 p.m. Mindfulness Workshop at Oasis Wellness Center
  • From 12:30 p.m – 1:30 p.m. Mindfulness Workshop at Oasis Wellness Center
  • From 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Write Away Your Worries: Journaling as Coping Workshop at Altadena Room, USU
  • From 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Free Yoga on the Lawn at Bayramian Lawn

Thursday

  • From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tabling Extravaganza! at Cleary Walk
  • From 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. Take a Break from Moodle, Let’s Doodle! Art Activity at Cleary Walk
  • From 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Workshop: You Mad? Dealing with Anger Turned Inward at Altadena Room, USU
  • From 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Candlelight Vigil at Sierra Quad North