This election season has been divisive and contentious at times, and it is taking a toll on many people’s mental health.
Several campus entities are sponsoring events on Tuesday and in the days that follow to explain the results and offer support to those who may need it. Some of these include:
- ASUU Stress Buster Week, Nov. 3-11, featuring a variety of support groups, self-care tips, stress buster activities.
- Hinckley Institute of Politics, Nov. 4, 1:30-2:45 p.m., virtual discussion of election results and implications for the future.
- University Counseling Center, virtual drop-in support group from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Nov. 4 and, if needed, Nov. 5.
- International Student & Scholar Services will host a virtual panel discussion on Nov. 10 from 4-5 p.m. about the potential political impacts of election results.
This article offers eight mental health tips from the University of Utah Counseling Center on how to cope with the elections.
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