#40DaysofUMass: Day 4

Don’t let stress prevent success!
Feeling stressed? You’re not alone! Occasional stress is a normal part of the college experience. The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) can help you manage stress through online on in-person therapy, support and therapy groups, skills workshops, and stress management apps.

You can reach CCPH 24/7, all year round. Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., call (413) 545-2337. On weekdays after 5 p.m., weekends, and holidays, call the Protocall Crisis Line at (877) 831-7421 to speak with a clinician.

Fall Welcome Events

Let's Talk
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 |  9:30 - 11 am and 1 - 2 pm
CMASS, Wilder Hall
Lets' Talk offers free, friendly drop-in sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), at locations around campus. "Let's Talk" isn't formal counseling or mental health treatment. It's a chance to briefly share what's on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

LGBTQIA+ Support and Discussion Group Reception
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | 6:30 - 8 pm
CMASS, Wilder Hall 102
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual? Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+? Then come to this reception to meet new people and learn about this weekly support and discussion group. Food will be provided. Facilitated by staff of the Stonewall Center. Meets every Wednesday 6:30 - 8 pm.

Yoga for Success: Yoga and Meditation Club
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Campus Center Rm 903
How successful you are in life simply depends on how well you can use your mind and body. This session offers simple, but powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance. Designed by Sadhguru, a self-realized yogi and foremost authory in the field of yoga. Benefits: can improve memory, concentration, and mental clarity. Can relieve stress and anxiety. Strengthens the spine and takes only 5-10 minutes to practice daily. Please bring a yoga mat and a towel, and arrive on an empty stomach condition.

Fall Welcome: Wellbeing Night*
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | 7 - 11 pm
Haigis Mall Tent
Now that fall semester has begun, make sure you're taking care of yourself. We will be perfecting our downward dog and receiving rejuvenating aqua-massages. You will want to Namaste at this event.
40 Days of UMass Challenge: Wellbeing

Stonewall Center Open House*
Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 4 - 6 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
Welcome/Welcome Back reception gathering of LGBTQIA+ community at UMass. Meet and greet of LGBTQ+ related student orgs, support group facilitators, and Allies across student service departments.
40 Days of UMass Challenge: Together

Cultural Connections*
Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 5:30 - 8 pm
Campus Center Auditorium, Campus Center
Welcome week event featuring rapper and fancy dancer Supaman, foster connections with peers and staff and learn how to benefit from CMASS.
40 Days of UMass Challenge: Together

International Celebration Fair
Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 4:30 - 6 pm
College of Engineering Quad Lawn
A showcase of cultures, countries and regions via music, dance, dressing, arts and crafts, etc.

Pride Alliance Welcome Back Reception
Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 3 - 6 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
Welcome back reception and 1st meeting for students interested in joining the UMass Pride Alliance, RSO for LGBTQ+ students and allies.

*indicates the program is a part of the 40 Days of UMass challenge