DIT Students' Union Feel Good Fortnight: Nov 14-25
10th November 2011: We are shaping up once again for this years DIT Students' Union Feel Good Fortnight, Student Welfare week campaign for 11/12. We are inviting a series of student services to join us on site to host stands promoting Student General and Mental health promotional information and material.
This years Vice President for Student Affairs, David Keogan is focusing on General health, Physical activity and Mental health initiatives.
David wishes to invite you to join us at the series of events happening over the six sites in the coming two weeks, Nov 14th - 25th as per schedule below. There will be Student service information stands (Chaplaincy, Counselling, Health centre, Disability and Careers) and materials from a range of services from DIT and external services including Pieta House, the Gardai, SeeChange. There will also be a range of student entertainment (Comedians, Caricaturists and out very own DJ Soc) and Mindfulness activities including Hand and Shoulder massage, and Sajaha Yoga demonstrations. This year we are very excited to be signing up students to the DIT National Optometry Clinic. This years student Welfare campaign is jam packed so please do spread the word!
As part of the campaign, the USI Mental health week will be kicking off nationwide on Nov 21st and the new, exciting Mental health packs will be launched with student information organised collectively by Rehabcare Headsup.ie, Inspire Ireland’s ReachOut.com initiative and the Pleasetalk.ie team.
We are hosting a Pleasetalk Candlelit vigil at 6pm in DIT Mount Joy Square on Tuesday the 22nd November and all staff and students are welcome to join us for this event. We will be marking the important message of Pleasetalk, that talking is a sign of strength and not of weakness.
We will be visiting your site as follows:
Aungier St- Monday 14th 11-3pm & Tuesday 22nd 11-3pm
Bolton St- Thursday 17th 11-3pm & Thursday 24th 11-3pm
Cathal Brugha St- Tuesday 15th 11-3pm & Monday 21st 11-3pm
Kevin St- Monday 14th 11-3pm & Wednesday 23rd 11-3pm
Mountjoy Sq- Thursday 17th 11-3pm & Wednesday 23rd 11-3pm
Rathmines- Tuesday 15th 11-3pm & Thursday 24th 11-3pm