What do a ball pit, a message wall and a collection of marbles in a jar have in common? They’re all part of an event designed by RMIT students to improve student mental health.
With one in four Australian students expected to experience a mental health challenge while at university, 40 students set about tackling this real-world problem through an innovative pilot program. The students formed a group called Foremind with the aim of building mental health awareness among students, decreasing social isolation and creating a proactive student mental health culture.
Foremind’s first event – Wind Down Wednesday – was held this week to coincide with World Mental Health Day.
Read more here.
Please also see the new RMIT Wellbeing flyer below with key information that can be shared with all staff (including available PD, supports and information).