Campus Events and Campaigns

Calendar of Events and Campaigns

Mental Health and Me 
  • On May 6, a panel of UMD students will share their personal mental health stories. 
    • ​Where: The Stamp Student Union, Prince George's Room 
    • When: 5:30-7:00pm
  • This event is coordinated Family Sciences and doctoral candidate Lauren Messina
  • "Panelists will use the tool of oral storytelling to cover various aspects of navigating college with mental health needs"    
  • ​Interested in this event? The link below provides further information you may need:
Stress Less Week at UMD
  • This week long event is held to help participants lose some stress and gain knowledge on mental health
  • Each day holds a new event 
  • This year the event will take place April 13-22
    • Sunday - Out of the Darkness Walk
    • Monday - Kelvin Briggs on Mental Health
    • Tuesday - Psi Chi Veterans Panel
    • Wednesday - Q Team Student Panel
    • Thursday - Stress Less Week Carnival
    • Friday - Leave it on the Line
  • ​​​Want to learn more about Stress Less Week and its events? Click here: Stress Less Week

Stress Less Week Carnival
  • Take part in this exciting carnival and loose some of that extra stress you're holding
    • Where: McKeldin Mall
    • When: April 21 from 10:00am-3:00pm
  • There will be free Rita's italian ice, an obstacle course, tie-dying, and much more. 
  • Join community members in these fun activities designed to get rid of your stress and teach positive facts about mental health
  • Want to learn more about this event? Click here: Stress Less Carnival

Maryland Day 
  • Come join the whole UMD community at Maryland Day where there are an endless amount of events you can attend
    • ​When: April 30 from 10:00am-4:00pm
    • Where: Located all throughout UMDs campus. Click here to view the events map
  • Learn more about Maryland Day and start planning your day by looking at all the wonderful events


Nearby Events and Campaigns

Bipolar Support Group
  • On Our Own, a Prince George's County organization, developed a support group for those diagnozed with bipolar
  • If you have bipolar and need support from others that will understand what you're going through than this is the right group for you! 
  • Interested in joining this group? Below provides information you will need to do just that:
    • When: Every Thursday night from 6-8pm
    • Where: Laurel Regional Hospital
      • ​7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel, MD 20707

​​​Family Support Group
  • Join NAMI and others at a family support group, which is run by well-trained family members
  • This support group provides a comfortable environment to teach family members the best practices on to managing the challenges that can arise with loved ones with serious mental illness
  • Interested in this event? Below lists information to do just that:
    • When: April 25 from 6:30-8:00pm
    • Where: Hyattsville Branch Library, Conference room
      • ​6530 Adelphi Rd., Hyattsville, MD 20782
  • ​​Need more information? Contact NAMIs office at: (301) 429-0970