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Healthy Minds Healthy College

It’s your chance to speak up for mental health

October 19, 2014

How do you think Red River College (RRC) can better assist students with their mental health? What kinds of services should RRC offer to those experiencing mental health struggles? What more can be done to decrease stigma and increase positive mental health on campus?

If you have an opinion on student mental health, this is your chance to be heard! RRC is running several student focus groups to gather insight and ideas on how to improve the mental health of the entire college community. This is all part of the Healthy Minds Healthy College initaitive that the college launched last week.

Each focus group will have 10 student participatns and will be led by a mental health professional. The time committment is two hours and you will receive a free meal and an Enjoy Life More package complete with tips and information about how to stay on top of your mental health.

Here are the dates and times of the focus groups:

  • Monday, Nov. 3 11:00-1:00 at Roblin Centre at the Exchange District Campus
  • Tuesday, Nov. 4 11:00-1:00 at Notre Dame Campus
  • Tuesday, Nov. 4 4:00-6:00 at Notre Dame Campus
  • Thursday, Nov. 6 11:00-1:00 at Notre Dame Campus
  • Thursday, Nov. 6 4:00-6:00 at Roblin Centre at the Exchange District Campus

By taking part in a focus group, you will have a direct impact on the college’s plans to increase positive student mental health on campus. So if you can spare the time, please consider participating!

To participate in one of the focus groups, please email Laureen Janzen at by Friday, Oct. 24.