Events and Announcements

Announcements:

Check out the Jefferson Center Wellness Calendar posted inside the for information on affordable community fitness and art classes and other wellness activities.

Check out The Road calendar posted under each month for information on Jefferson Center social events for young adults age 18-24 years old.

Important Dates:

  • October 4th is the RRCC Wellness Fair!  Check out the many resources and ways to stay healthy and well as you work your way through college!!
  • October 6 is National Depression Screening Day- take a free Depression, Anxiety and Mood screening on campus to see where you fall on the mental health wellness scale!

August 2017

Aug 15 from 5-7 pm:  RRCC Welcome Night-Lakewood Campus 

Stop by our tables in the Great Hall to get more information regarding medical and behavioral health services available to RRCC students.

Aug 17 from 5-7 pm: RRCC Welcome Night-Arvada Campus 

Stop by our tables in the Great Hall to get more information regarding medical and behavioral health services available to RRCC students.


September 2017

National Recovery Month

  • Sept 12-15 Suicide Prevention Week: Anonymous depression screenings will be available throughout the week in the Great Hall from 11-1 pm.

Lakewood Campus

  • Sept 13 from 11-1 pm: Anonymous depression screenings will be available in the Great Hall. 
  • Sept 13 Film: It's Real: College Students and Mental Health - A film about six college students from across the nation. The film reveals depression and other mental health conditions as they are commonly experienced by young adults. It shows how students can seek help for these conditions and successfully manage them.

Arvada Campus

  • Sept 14 from 11-1 pm: Anonymous depression screenings will be available. 

 


October 2017

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness Month

AIDS Awareness Month

  • Oct 3 from 12-1 pm: Men Get Depression film and panel discussion in the Den. 
  • October 3-7: Mental Illness Awareness Week. We will be raising awareness and providing resources for students on campus through a number of activities provided by the Peer Counseling Program and RRCC Behavioral Health Services.
  • October 3: National Day Without Stigma. Show support of the One in Four people in your community that are struggling with a mental health issue by participating in the events around campus on this day and the rest of the week!
  • October 4 from 12-2 pm: In The Den, view the movie To Write Love On Her Arms - A drama centered around Renee Yohe and her battle with drugs, depression, and other life issues that ultimately leads to the founding of charity group To Write Love on Her Arms. Starring Kat Dennings, Chad Michael Murray, and Rupert Friend.
  • October 6: National Depression Screening Day- Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorder Screenings in the Great Hall
  • October 10: World Mental Health Day- The Peer Counseling Program will have a table on general mental health resources on the Bridge. 
  • October 10: My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of it) film in the Den - A woman uses music and humor to reveal how depression affects her everyday life. Although there is no definitive cure for depression, as the film illustrates, there are a variety of ways to alleviate the pain, survive depression, and move towards a positive, fulfilling life.
  • Oct 16: Baby Loss Heart Project- Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

November 2017

  • Nov 16-17: International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Lakewood Campus

Join us November 16th from in the Admissions area & November 17th on the Bridge to place a leaf on a memory tree to commemorate someone you know who died from suicide.

Arvada Campus

On November 17th from, stop by a table in the Welcome Center/Student Lounge area to place a leaf on a memory tree and commemorate someone you know who died from suicide. 

24-25th: Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

  • Nov 28-Dec 2: Stress Busters Week

December 2016

Dec 1st: 

How NOT to De-Stress during Exam Time: Adderall and Stimulant Misuse

Short presentation followed by a panel of local peer specialists who will speak about their own experiences and recovery journeys.

  • Thursday, December 1, 12 pm, The Den
  • Pizza provided by Student Life!

Nov 28-Dec 2: Stress Busters Week


January 2017


February 2017

  •  Week of 2/13 – Healthy Relationships Week
    • o   2/14 & 2/15 – Tea/Consent Analogy Performances in the Great Hall (2/14 from 12:00 & 1:00, 2/15 from 10:20am & 12pm)
    • 2/14 & 2/15 – Healthy Relationship Tables (2/14 from 12:30 – 2:30pm, 2/15 from 10:30am – 12:30pm)
  • Week of 2/13 – Random Acts of Kindness Week
  • Week of 2/27 – National Eating Disorders Week
    • 2/28 – Film, Beauty Mark: Body Image & the Race for Perfection in The Den (12 – 1pm)

March 2017

  • 3/1 – Self-Injury Awareness Day

    • Table on Bridge (11am1pm)

  • Week of 2/27 – National Eating Disorders Week

    • 3/2 – eating disorder screenings on east end of The Bridge (11am – 1pm)

    •   3/3 – eating disorder screenings on east end of The Bridge (10am12pm)

  • 3/9 – Bystander Intervention Training (open to all students) in the Community Room from 12:45 pm to 2:45 pm

  •  Week of 3/20 – Alcohol Awareness Week
  • 3/20 – alcohol screenings in the Great Hall (3 – 5pm)
  • Campus Police + drunk driving goggles
  • 3/21 – alcohol screenings in the Great Hall (11am – 1pm)
  • Campus Police + drunk driving goggles
  • 3/22 – resource table in the Great Hall (11am – 1pm)
  • Campus Police + drunk driving goggles
  • 3/22 – Film, Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies & Alcohol in The Den (1 – 2pm)

 


April 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

National Alcohol Awareness Month- Look for Free Alcohol Use Screenings

  • 4/26 – Fresh Check Day: large picnic and mental health fair to be held outside the West Entrance

May 2017

National Mental Health Month