healthyU ”fosters health in the Yale community by providing a support network for those trying to improve health, stay healthy, or share insights about health. healthyU holds weekly workshops for health-promoting activities and health instruction.”
Vita Bella! is an undergraduate-run magazine that celebrates and promotes positive living through photography, creative writing, fashion, journalism, and art. The magazine also hosts events that “aim to spread love, joy, and beauty in all forms to enrich the lives of students.”
The Health and Wellness Fellows, as part of the McDougal Graduate Student Life Fellowship, plan health and wellness-related events and activities for the graduate and professional student community. The Fellows offer tips for staying well in the weekly McDougal Notes and support the activities of the Student Wellness office.
Mind Matters is a student organization that works to create an open dialogue about mental health in the community, particularly by hosting guest speakers, arranging study breaks, screening films, and circulating newsletters. Student members advocate for positive mental health at Yale, working with peer liaisons and the Yale College Council to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and to educate students about the resources available to them.
The Coalition for Mental Health & Wellbeing is a union of student organizations committed to positive mental health and well-being at Yale. In open monthly meetings, Coalition members plan joint initiatives, such as Mental Health and Wellness Weekend, aimed at enhancing the well-being of the student body. The Coalition’s Steering Committee advocates for mental health and well-being at Yale, liaises with Yale health professionals and Yale administrators, and serves on the Yale College Mental Health & Counseling Advisory Committee.