Events - October 2022

Saturday, October 22, 2022 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Thrive event partner - Women's hockey game

Head to the CIF Arena to cheer on your Warriors Women’s Hockey team in action against Toronto in their THRIVE game. Free tickets for UWaterloo Students. Reserve or purchase your tickets in advance at www.gowarriorsgo.ca/tickets to save time upon arrival to the game.

Thursday, October 20, 2022 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This training teaches participants how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. It is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to appropriate professional resources.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Mental health impacts us all. Each of us has a role in supporting the mental health of those within our communities. In this workshop, Recognizing and Responding to a Person in Distress, we aim to give the University of Waterloo students the skills and confidence to support others (peers and colleagues) who may be in distress. We will focus on recognizing the signals of a person in distress, effectively responding with care and empathy and understand how to refer to resources within the community.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Thrive student mental health conference

The University of Waterloo Student Mental Health Research Conference is on Wednesday, October 19th, during Thrive 2022. Please register to receive the link to the join us on the 19th! There is no cost to attend. If you are unable to join live, recordings will be made available on the Thrive website after the event. 

Monday, October 17, 2022 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Stride to Thrive: Walk at Cambridge

Please join the School of Architecture as we Stride to Thrive along the Grand River. Please meet at the back terrace at 12:30PM to begin the Thrive Walk. A healthy snack will be provided by Martin's Family Fruit Farm! We look forward to a fall walk with students, staff, and faculty!

Monday, October 17, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Thrive Stratford campus walk

The Stratford School will be facilitating a Thrive Walk for students, faculty and staff at 12:00 pm on Monday October 17th. Please meet in classroom 1004 at 12:00 pm to join us on our walk!

No registration required. 

Monday, October 17, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Thrive event partner - United Way soup day

UW United Way has once again paired up with Thrive to build a culture of wellbeing and normalizing mental health struggles for Waterloo students and employees. Stop by the STC Atrium on Monday, October 17 for a bowl of soup, courtesy of UW Catering and Event Services, and served by some familiar faces from the campus community. 

Monday, October 17, 2022 — 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Thrive campus walk

Join us at the annual Thrive Walk on campus, in your neighborhood, or at home! If you're joining us on campus, we will be meeting at the B.C. Matthews Hall (BMH) Green at 11:30am and making our way along the event route together in support, promotion, and solidarity of mental health to foster an inclusive community of well-being.

Friday, October 14, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Thrive event partner - United Way yoga class

Enhance your wellness through light yoga, breathing, and centering. This yoga practice will benefit your physical and mental well-being and invite calmness and reduce stress. All welcome; no experience required!

Thursday, October 13, 2022 — 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Thrive partner event - Keeping Well at Work

Don't miss the 6th annual Keeping Well at Work Day! Be inspired, refreshed and motivated through a fantastic line up of speakers and workshops about your health and well-being this October. This 1-day conference is designed for Waterloo employees by Waterloo employees. 

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