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Mindful Yoga (walk-in session) 2020-01-10

Focus on body/mind awareness rather than the posture, Mindful Yoga aims to encourage a deeper connection to the body and soul. Walk-in participants on a first-come, first-served basis. (Please bring your own yoga mat and dress casually)

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Free Distribution of self-care tips pamphlet (Chinese only, limited supply) 2019-10-29

Over 10,000 tear gas bombs have been fired since June. It may be wise for us to learn how to protect ourselves and our loved ones. A pamphlet sharing self-care tips of tear gas, pepper spray exposure and laser pointer information is now available at The University Library, G/F BFC, G/F PSC, and the Wellness and Counselling Centre@PSC (Chinese only). Come and get one!

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[Flourishing First Year@CUHK] Expressive Arts Workshop: Understanding Yourself 2019-11-11

Have you ever resonated with a song that you heard? Or watching a movie or drama that resembles your self-portrayal? Or come across any scenic views or images that make you have special feelings that you could never forget? 

Assimilate your creation into arts, it can become your mirror to help you understand yourself. 

The workshop aims to enhance self-understanding of participants, including their strengths, insights and passions via the creative process and elements of visual arts and drama. Students can explore themselves through this self-exploration process while enjoy the fun through creation of an art piece.

Date:  11/11/2019 (Monday)  

Time: 10:00a.m.-12:30p.m. 

Venue:  BFC Room LG13A-LG13B 

Registration:   https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=8403607  

Targets:   CUHK Students (Priority will be given to Flourishing First Year@CUHK members [register to be member here])  

Fee:    Free 

Quota:  24 

Language:    Cantonese    

Remark:   Comfortable wear, mini-skirts not preferable 

For enquiries, please contact our Wellness and Counselling Centre staff at 3943 7208 or 3943 3493.

 

Free Distribution of Acute Psychological Trauma pamphlet (Chinese only, limited supply) 2019-10-16

It’s ok to be not ok because you'd tried your best.

If you wanna know more about acute psychological trauma, grab a pamphlet (Chinese only) at CUSU, University Library and the Wellness and Counselling Centre@PSC now! Limited supply.

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uBuddies Program 2019-09-10

We are now recruiting members for the uBuddies Program 2019-2020

Have you ever thought of becoming a peer counsellor so as to offer support and assistance to your peers who appear frustrated and confused?

Since 2010, Wellness and Counselling Centre of the Office of Student Affairs has launched the ‘uBuddies’ Peer Counselling Network to promote Caring Campus.  Ten batches of uBuddies have completed their training and have been in active service for years.  We would like to invite you to join us! Let us build together a truly caring and positive campus in CUHK!

Who are eligible to join the uBuddies program?

If you are full-time non-final year undergraduate students in The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and you

  • are interested in developing helping profession
  • wish to develop your personal potential and character strengths
  • love to help peers
  • want to add colours to your university lives

Training will be conducted mainly in Cantonese with English supplement.

uBuddies On-line application:  uBuddies On-line Application Form

Application Deadline: October 18, 2019

For more information, please refer here.

Enquiries: 3943-1804 Miss Kong

uPals Program 2019-09-10

We are now recruiting members for the uPals Program 2019-2020

uPals is a newly launched program by the Wellness and Counselling Centre of the Office of the Student Affairs focusing on peer wellness promotion and strengthening peer support atmosphere. The uPals members will work together to plan and implement mental wellness campaigns to promote supportive, fun and caring service projects on campus.

Who are eligible to join the uPals program?

If you are full-time non-final year undergraduate students in The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and you

  • are interested in organizing some fun events focusing on mental health
  • wish to be part of the World Mental Health Day, organize cheering-up activities during examination period, etc.
  • love to support peers
  • want to promote positive lifestyle choices to support mental wellness

All trainings and workshops will be conducted mainly in English.

uPals On-line application: uPals On-line Application Form

Application Deadline: October 18, 2019

Details: For more information, please refer here.

Enquiries: 3943-1804 Miss Kong

World Mental Health Day 2019 8 & 10 Oct

In celebrating the World Mental Health Day (Oct 10) this year, WACC is dedicating this event as a campus-wide initiative to raise awareness on the importance of good mental health. This year, it will be a two-day programme to be held at the campus and details are as follows:

Date   : Oct 8, 2019 (Tuesday) (in collaboration with Suicide Prevention Services)
Time   : 2-5pm
Venue : University MTR Station Piazza 大學站廣場
Content: Interactive “Emoji” games and giveaways, exhibitions, mental self-help stations, etc.

Date   : Oct 10, 2019 (Thursday)
Time   : 2-5pm
Venue : Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA) Piazza康本國際學術園地下廣場
Content: Exhibitions and giveaways, photo booth, etc.

Facebook (FB) page (https://www.facebook.com/wacc2019)

 

Enquiry: Ms Yip (3943 3493)

Mental Wellness Promotion Day 2019-02-28

Date: 28th February, 2019

Time: 12:00 n.n. – 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Pommerenke Student Centre Piazza

 

Event Day Activities: 

- Opening ceremony

- Onstage musical and magic performance

- 3-D photo booth

- ‘ReDefinition’ game and souvenir booths

- Cashapon

- Coffee and snacks corner

 

Pre-event Promotion:

- 3-D photo booths (19th - 28 th February, 2019)

- Campus promotional games on 19th, 21st, and 26th February, 2019.

 

Circle Painting 2019-01-23

日期 : 23-1-2019 (三)

時期 : 3:00 - 5:00 pm

地點 : 龐萬倫學生中心3樓 303室

對象 : 所有中大學生

人數 : 40

語言 : 廣東話

報名 : https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=6574444

截止日期 : 21-1-2019

注意事項 : 請穿輕便服裝,因為需要蹲在地上畫畫。

 

Circle Painting 帶你進入一個釋放心靈力量與參加者互相連結的境界。你無需具備畫畫天份,不用理會畫得美與醜,在導師的引導下隨心地畫出圓形和線條,填上喜歡的顏色。 過程中你會專注當下,享受內心的平靜與輕鬆。完成後,你會驚訝自己和參加者創作了一幅壯觀的畫作。一起來試試吧!

如有任可查詢,請在辧公時間內致電: 3943 7208 與鄭小姐聯絡。 

 

Dr. Dog Workshop 2018-9-18

Dr. Dog Workshop

Date:     27 September

Time:     3:30pm

Venue:   PSC 303

 

Mid-Term Exam Visit

Date:     11 & 31 October

Time:     1:00pm-2:00pm

Venue:   Learning Garden, U LIB

 

Outdoor Booth

Date:     8 & 14 November

Time:     1:00pm-2:00pm

Venue:   YIA

 

Final Exam Visit

Date:     27 & 30 November

Time:     1:00pm-2:00pm

Venue:   Learning Garden, U LIB

 

 

Join ‘uBuddies 2019 -- CUHK Peer Counselling Network’ 2018-9-3

The recruitment for uBuddies 2019 -- CUHK Peer Counselling Network is open now. This programme is aiming at training a group of competent and caring peer counsellors to enrich personal growth as well as helping others so as to build a caring and supportive campus in CUHK.

 

For details and download of application form, please visit the website of the Wellness and Counselling Centre: https://www2.osa.cuhk.edu.hk/wacc

World Mental Health Day 2018 2018-10-10

World Mental Health Day 2018

Let’s show our Care to Young People in this Changing World, and Support them to be
HEALTHY, HAPPY & RESILIENT!

 

Promotional Booth on Mental Health

Date:  October 10, 2018 Wednesday

Time: 11:30am – 2:30pm

Venue: Open Area of Yasumoto International Academic Park

Activities: Exhibition, interactive games and gifts, photo booth, coloring cards, etc.

Time Management Workshop 26-9-2018

日期:2018年9月26日(三)

時間:5:30pm-7:00pm

地點:待定

語言:廣東話

內容:透過分享、互動遊戲及練習,讓同學掌握有效管理時間的竅門,包括:

              -訂立緩急先後的方法  

              -戰勝拖延的技巧

人數:30人

https://webapp.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/ras/restricted/eventlist?id=67

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 2018-09-10
Dr. Dog x Exams 18-04-2018

Hello! We are uBuddies~

Are you overwhelmed by all the papers and exams? Are you exhausted but feeling no one to talk with? Don't panic! Here we have Dr. dogs being our sincere friends, giving us warmth and strength!  Come and play with our doggies, to take pictures with them, and to pat on their fluffy hairs.

What’s more!!!  Dr. Dog will meet you in Library during the exam period!!!

Below is the detailed information:

                             

Dr. Dog Booth

Date: April 18, 26 (Thu)

Time: 1300-1400

Venue: Culture Square (文廣)

 

Dr. Dog with Library

Date: April 30, May 2

Time: 1300-1400

Venue: Learning Garden, University Library

Contact: drdogwithubuddies@gmail.com

 

If you would like to be updated with uBuddies, you may visit our facebook page for more details on upcoming events - 

山城樹窿: https://www.facebook.com/uBuddies.CUHK/

 

A United and Connected Campus: Suicide Prevention Symposium 2018 16-03-2018

Date   :  16 March 2018 (Friday)
Time   :  2:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue :  Sin Wai Kin Hall (LT1), G/F, Esther Lee Building,
             Chung Chi College, CUHK
Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English or bilingual presentation materials)
Target Audience: CUHK Staff who are involved in student support services
Registration :  Registration will begin from 14 February until 9 March 2018
Enquiries : wacc@cuhk.edu.hk or 3943 3493 (Ms. Clara Chan)


Content :  This Symposium aims at probing into the latest research and intervention in regards to suicide prevention within the campus community. Education and mental health experts are invited to share their expertise on ways to combat suicidal risks among university students. Meanwhile, relevant colleagues from faculties, hostels, Security Office and Wellness and Counselling Centre will be invited to share their experiences in handling critical cases and how everyone could act as gatekeeper in suicide interventions.

Enrolment:  https://webapp.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/ras/restricted/eventlist?id=67

 

Laughter Yoga Workshop 10-01-2018

Flourishing First Year @ CUHK 

 

Date:9 Feb 2018(Fri)

Time:4:00pm-5:30pm

Venue:Room 303, Pommerenke Student Centre

Language:Cantonese

Target/ Quota: 30 (CU Full-time student)  

 

Content :

Laughter yoga is based on the belief that voluntary laughter provides the same physiological and psychological benefits as spontaneous laughter. Laughter yoga is done in groups, with eye contact, jokes and playfulness between participants. Forced laughter soon turns into real contagious laughter.

  * Not suitable to join: 

Laughter Yoga is an aerobic exercise, due to the breathing techniques used in each exercise. Although anyone can join no matter the age or physical mobility, you should always ask your doctor before starting any exercise program. People who have had recent surgeries, pregnant and any kind of serious sickness should avoid this exercise and please consult your doctor to determine if it's right for you.

 

Enrolment:  https://webapp.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/ras/restricted/eventlist?id=67

Mental Wellness Promotion Day 2018 – “Embrace Yourself” 2018-02-01

Date:  1 February, 2018

Time:  12:00 n.n. – 5:00 p.m.

Venue:  Pommerenke Student Centre Plaza

Mental Wellness Promotion Day is a signature mental health promotion event of the year organized by Wellness and Counselling Centre of the Office of Student Affairs.

The main theme of the Mental Wellness Promotion Day is “Embrace Yourself”, with dandelion, a versatile and resilient plant, as our mascot.

Also celebrated on the same occasion is the Handover Ceremony for 2017-18 uBuddies. The uBuddies are student peer counsellors who are committed to promote mutual support and care in student communities.

We have invited students to have musical and magic performance on stage, and hold “Embrace Yourself” booths and candy corners at the Plaza. Mental Health Talk on Facts about Counselling will be conducted by our Student Counsellor from 2:30 to 3:30p.m. Interested students please register for the workshop at https://webapp.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/ras/restricted/eventlist?id=67.

We will have a series of pre-event promotion around CUHK campus from 19 January to 31 January. Watch out for our pre-event promotion and get our souvenirs!

Sweet Little Joy in Exams 04/12/2017 - 07/12/2017

Reward yourself for your hard work for exams!
Enjoy the sweets by Sunshine at CUHK four days in a row.

04/12

12pm

to

2pm

Ice-cream Sir Run Run Shaw Hall
05/12 Candy Floss Cultural Square
06/12 Popcorn Cultural Square
07/12 Malt Cookie Yasumoto International Academic Park
Fight for Exams! With Dr. Dog! Oct - Nov

Feeling overwhelmed by tons of assignments? Can't find someone to talk to when feeling upset? Dogs can always stand by you, offering warmth and strength.

Come to the Dr. Dog booth by uBuddies to take photos with Dr. Dog and touch its super fluffy fur!

Want to know more about animal therapy & welfare? You must join the talk!

Hope to have close interaction with Dr. Dog? The Dr. Dog Workshop is your best choice (preference will be given to those who joined the talk!). Feeding, patting and more!

For details, please check from the poster.