The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness hosts two virtual workshop series throughout the year to help equip students with the tools, resources, and information regarding mental health and ways to thrive as a student and well beyond. Below is the information for our Mental Health Brown Bag and #Adulting series. Once you register for the class, a zoom link will be emailed to your myBama closer to the date.

Mental Health Brown Bag Workshop Series

The Mental Health Brown Bag Workshop series is back. Join Health Promotion and Wellness virtually this year, discussing topics related to mental health. During this critical time in history, it is so important to take care of each other, and our own mental health.

This is a monthly series that happens on the first Wednesday of the month at noon via Zoom. The link will be available soon.

Coping with Loneliness

February 2  from 12 – 1 p.m.
According to research, Gen Z might be the loneliest generation yet. Join us for a discussion to better understand loneliness: what it looks like, why you might feel this way, and how to best cope with this feeling.

Register for Coping with Loneliness

Managing Burnout and Practicing Self-Care

March 2 from 12 – 1 p.m.
Feeling stressed? Between work, extracurricular activities, and balancing coursework, the pressures of college life can be challenging. It’s normal to get overwhelmed, but feeling disengaged from your academic and social life can be a sign of burnout. Join Vanessa Goepel, licensed counselor and executive director of the Office of Disability Services, to learn the symptoms of burnout, how to improve self-care, and how to avoid task overcommitment.

Register for Managing Burnout and Practicing Self-Care

Building Self-Confidence

April 6 from 12 – 1 p.m.
Join us for a conversation about self-confidence and self-esteem. We will focus on common factors that harm self-esteem and ways to bolster a sense of confidence in our abilities, qualities, and judgment.

Register for Building Self-Confidence


In the #Adulting series, students learn a variety of skills and information that will not only help during their time at UA but well beyond as they transition into adulthood. Join us on zoom every 3rd Wednesday at noon.

GYT (Get Yourself Tested)

February 16 from 12-1 p.m.
Did you know that young people aged 15 – 24 represent nearly half of all newly diagnosed sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the US each year? Join us as we discuss STIs, STI prevention, talking to your healthcare provider, and getting tested.

Register for Get Yourself Tested

Travel 101

March 9 from 12-1 p.m.
Travel 101 is an introduction to traveling abroad, getting to know the basics such as researching a location, understanding flights, culture, and how to stay safe abroad!

Register for Travel 101

Salary Negotiation

April 20 from 12-1 p.m.
Negotiating your job offer can be intimidating. We’ll help you put negotiating into perspective and guide you through steps to negotiate with confidence and an understanding of what you can offer the employer.

Register for Salary Negotiation