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Student Mental Health & Well-Being Collaborative

Participate in EAB’s Student Mental Mental Health & Well-Being Collaborative to make progress on student well-being initiatives through a series of guided workshops with peers.

In the wake of the pandemic era, the importance of addressing student mental health and well-being remains a heightened focus for campus leaders. Student affairs teams must leverage on the current momentum to facilitate student wellness throughout their campus experience.

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We have a long way to go before proactive well-being support is truly integrated throughout the student experience, and not just as an add-on here and there.

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Vice President of Student Affairs

Public University

About the Collaborative

EAB’s Mental Health and Well-Being Collaborative will bring together a cohort of peer institutions to engage in a cross-campus curriculum. Participants will attend virtual working sessions and engage in take-home activities to reimagine approaches to student mental health and well-being across the next decade.

Successfully implement student well-being initiatives through expert-guided workshops

  1. Embedding well-being support into more student touchpoints

    Sample activity: Build a student touchpoint map to identify where proactive well-being support is lacking.

  2. Leveraging data to demonstrate impact of mental health work

    Sample activity: Create a prioritization document to identify assessment areas needing more attention.

  3. Empowering faculty and graduate students as mental health champions

    Sample activity: Work with academic colleagues to co-develop plug-and-play syllabi wellness statements.

  4. Fundraising for student mental health and well-being

    Sample activity: Partner with director of annual giving to develop a well-being fundraising project and perfect your pitch.

Customized support to make progress and build new capabilities

  • Build confidence and motivate change on critical campus priorities with step-by-step guidance

  • Accelerate best practice implementation in an expert-led, cohort-based workshop experience

  • Expand your skills and capacity with expert coaching and project management support

Session dates

Preparing for the Next Decade in Student Mental Health: Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET

Embedding Touchpoints and Academic Affairs Support: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET

Leveraging Data and Technology to Demonstrate Impact of Mental Health Work: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET

Fundraising for Student Mental Health and Well-Being: Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET

How to participate

We have limited spots available! If you are interested in pre-registering for the next cohort of our mental health collaborative, please fill out the form below. You can also contact your Strategic Leader to learn more. Once we receive your request, we will be in touch about when the next cohort kicks off and additional details.

In the form, please nominate:

  1. An Executive Sponsor (ES): This person will offer leadership-level support and advice to the Implementation Leader as they lead the charge to implement new initiatives on campus. Suggested titles: VP Student Affairs, or similar role.
  2. An Implementation Leader (IL): This person will participate in the Collaborative on your institution’s behalf. To benefit most from this experience, your IL is expected to come to every synchronous session of the Collaborative and complete 30-60 minutes of work between each session. Suggested titles: AVP Wellness, Counseling Center Director, or similar role.

Your EAB Strategic Leader will be in touch with more information after you express your interest.

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