U, Eccles offers support for coping with the elections

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U, Eccles offers support for coping with the elections

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.

Eccles School students also can find support at the Office of Student Engagement & Assessment, Undergraduate Advising Services, and the Office for Student Inclusion.

This article offers eight mental health tips from the University of Utah Counseling Center on how to cope with the elections.

24/7 Confidential Support Hotlines
UNI Crisis Line 801-587-3000
The Trevor Project 866-488-7386
Blackline 800-604-5841
SafeUT (Hotline and App) 833-372-3388

2020-11-03T16:42:52-07:00November 3rd, 2020|

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