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University Life Café goes live to promote mental wellness

K-State’s Counseling Services has launched an interactive website for K-State students to promote mental wellness, particularly in relation to preventing suicide.  Located at www.universitylifecafe.org, the site went live Jan. 7 and offers information on protective factors to promote student mental health and resiliency. Based on a metaphor of a café, the idea is that students, faculty, and staff will create a sense of a comfortable,  virtual community to make K-State a better place for all.

Site features include:

  • A blog where any active K-Stater with an eID may sign in and contribute.
  • Ongoing contests in art, photography, poetry, and music to enliven the space.
  • Information and multimedia on recognizing depression, preventing substance abuse, problem-solving, stress management, building support communities, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

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