Mental Health & Wellness Week 2020
January 27 to February 1
Jan. 27-31 | Daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Stanford Department of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
The Department of Medicine will host its first-ever Diversity and Inclusion Week from January 27 through January 31. The campus community is invited to join the Diversity and Inclusion Council for five days of events aiming to celebrate, support and nurture diversity and inclusion both at Stanford and in the communities we serve. Highlights will include an introduction by Department Chair Bob Harrington, a series of Grand Rounds speakers, social gatherings and mixers, informative poster presentations and breakout sessions for smaller conversation.
What do the Halloween Haunt at Great America, Spiderman: Far From Home movie, Stanford Night at the Sharks and Glow Mini Golf have in common? They are all Cardinal Nights events happening this fall at Stanford.
Conversations on Mental Health and Well-being
Feb. 3-4 | All day
Paul Brest Hall (main campus) and Cardinal Hall (SRWC)
On February 3-4, 2020, Stanford will hold a two-day conversation (across both the main and Redwood City campuses) on mental health and well-being. Faculty, staff and students may attend workshops, roundtables, and presentations that will shed light on issues such as self-care, belonging, family life, suicide prevention, and classroom issues. The event is being organized by Stanford’s existing mental health resource offices, the Office of Religious Life, and the Student Mental Health Coalition.
Jan. 21 – Jun. 12 | 8 a.m.
Enjoy yoga stretches in dappled morning light. While this class focuses on fundamentals for beginners, experienced practitioners are welcome. Instructor: Tia Rich, PhD, HIP Senior Health Promotion Specialist, and Contemplation by Design, Director. Please bring your yoga mat. Free and open to Stanford students, staff and faculty. Drop-in, no registration required. Bring your Stanford ID card to enter the building.
Evening Meditation for Students
Oct. 10 – Dec. 5
These weekly “Fundamentals of Meditation” drop-in sessions are designed to offer students basic meditation skill, to encourage regular meditation practice, to help deepen your ability to self-reflect in meditation, and to offer instruction on how meditation can be useful during stressful moments. These sessions will be led by trained instructors, and will be a combination of fundamentals training and guided meditation. These sessions are geared toward beginners, but students of all levels are welcome. If you are not free to attend all of the sessions, you are welcome to attend the sessions independently. No pre-registration is required. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Current Stanford ID card required.
Student Grief and Loss Gathering
Oct. 17 – Nov. 14
CIRCLE Common Room (Old Union, 3rd Floor)