Wear your orange t-shirt on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 to support Mental Health Wellness Day.
To signify support for mental health wellness at University of Waterloo we create an “orange wave” every year by having students, staff, and faculty wear their orange Mental Health Wellness t-shirts.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 is designated as Mental Health Wellness Day at the University of Waterloo. This marks the seventh time that the campus community has set aside a day to acknowledge the importance of mental health. We want students to know that there are a range of mental health supports available on campus and in the community. More important, we want to use the day to foster a social and academic environment that is conducive to mental health wellness.
- Walter Mittelstaedt, Director Campus Wellnes
We want our campus community to know:
You can order shirts for yourself or your department by completing the t-shirt order form.
Students, staff and faculty can sign up individually or as a team for one or more of the spin time slots.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to register and include:
Last year 15 stationary bikes were set up in the SLC Great Hall and throughout the day over 2,280 collective minutes of spinning took place. This year we will have more bikes and hope to beat last year’s record.
We've created a powerpoint slide that professors can download and use at the beginning or end of their classes on October 20. The slide reminds students of our key messages and reminds them where they can find help.