WBI Weekly Digest
Today marks the beginning of Wellness Week, and it is an important day for many reasons. Today is both World Mental Health Day and Indigenous Peoples' Day. Mitchell Hamline School of Law Professor Angelique EagleWoman (Wambdi A. Was’teWinyan) shares her words of encouragement to kick off this week.
Affirmations and Treats (Grab and Go) | 9:00-2:00 | Sub Plaza
Walk Along the River with WBI | 5pm | We will start at Mondale and head down to the river. This is a great opportunity to socialize with new people, get outside, and get moving!
NAMI Connections Group for Law Students - | 4:30 - 6pm | Remote; https://umn.zoom.us/j/97566449394 Meeting ID: 975 6644 9394 | The NAMI Connections group offers peer-led support for law students living with mental health disorders who attend any Minnesota law school (UMN Law, St. Thomas, Mitchell Hamline).
Tuesday, Oct. 11th:
Meet LCL and the Minnesota Board of Law Examiners | 12:15-1:15 | Mondale Room 20 | Learn about help seeking and the mental health questions on the Bar application.
The Trauma Informed Legal Professional | 4-5pm | Zoom | LCL is hosting this continuing education program. Register here.
Wednesday, Oct. 12th:
Wellness Resource Fair | 11:30-1:00 | Sub Plaza
Walter’s Wardrobe Cloting Swap | 10:30-1:00 | Auerbach Commons | Bring your gently used business clothing to swap!
Thursday, Oct. 13th:
AccessLex: The Psychology of Financial Decision Making | 12:15-1:15 | Mondale Room 55
AccessLex Coaching Sessions | 1:30-4:30 | N203 | Sign up HERE
Restorative Yoga | 4:15-5:15 | Spannus Commons (will be hosted every Thursday after)
Friday, Oct. 14th:
Character and Fitness Wellness Group | 12:30pm | For University of Minnesota law students struggling with substance use or who are in recovery. Contact [log in to unmask] for room location and Zoom info.
If you are or someone you know is struggling, we encourage you to reach out for help. It is okay to not be okay, and remember things will get better. There are many resources available, including the 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline (dial 988), and Sand Creek 24/7 Phone Counseling (651-430-3383 or 888-243-5744).
UMN Law Well-Being Initiative
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