The current political context and election cycle may produce a variety of emotional responses ranging from elation to calm resignation, profound sadness, anger, fear and numbness. These responses are normal, and it still may be appropriate to reach out for greater support. The following are common signs that may indicate a need to seek assistance.
With fun and relaxation in mind, the athletic department's Get Fit Smith classes include yoga, Pilates, awesome abs, strength and conditioning training, personal training and aerobics. Classes are open to the Smith community on a drop-in, first-come basis.
The Office of Student Engagement is committed to helping students develop healthy habits. Each semester, the office offers stress-reduction programs and events to assist students in managing stress and strengthening their coping skills.
From Buddhist meditation sessions to mindfulness programs and opportunities for "Soup, Salad and Soul," the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life offers a variety of programs designed to provide and a welcoming place for learning, conversation, friendship and community engagement.
Active Minds is a nonprofit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking. It is a rapidly growing network of thousands of college students dedicated to create campuses where students feel encouraged to speak openly about mental health and seek help.