About the CS Mental Health Committee

CS Mental Health Committee

Shining a light on mental health, one mind at a time

Mental health resources: csmhcillinois.com/t/mental-health-resources

Allyship information : csmhcillinois.com/t/allies-space

Faculty resources : csmhcillinois.com/t/faculty-resources


Events:

  • Create a safe and welcoming space to take first steps into awareness and allyship
  • Hold several casual and formal events throughout the year

Outreach:

  • Collaborate with the department, college, campus-wide organizations and integrating mental health education and awareness into first-year programs
  • Host fundraisers
  • Manage the mental health forum

Policy:

  • Work with college and department to lead policy initiatives on student mental health resources
  • Promote Kognito at-risk training for faculty and staff
  • Encourage a community of care and compassion

Committee applications open at the beginning of each semester! We offer full membership opportunities as well as internships with more flexibility.

If committees aren’t right for you, but you want to remain involved, come to our events!

Follow us on social media for notifications.


Debunking common myths


**Myth**: Only CS majors can join

Truth: Anyone is welcome to join, regardless of major or other demographic

Myth: We’re a team of professionals

Truth: We’re a group of students passionate about mental health advocacy

Myth: We require mental health expertise

Truth: We’re looking for passionate individuals and provide trainings to all team members


Connect with us on social media

Instagram: @csmhc.illinois

Facebook: Illinois CS Mental Health Committee

Email: contact@mg.csmhcillinois.com

Website: csmhcillinois.com

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