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As the Spring semester concludes, the Office of Student Support (OSS) expresses our appreciation for your collaboration in addressing over 1,000 Care Referrals so far this year. Read about upcoming staff changes and remember that OSS remains dedicated and eager to support our students, so please continue to submit Care Referrals.
A small banner image for the Healthy Minds Study.  In a blue box on the top are the statements in white text, "Your voice matters, Your wellbing matters, and you matter".  In a white text box below, in blue letters are the words "The Healthy Minds Survey".  The text boxes are surrounded by a green border.
Wondering how you can help guide strategic mental health planning at Pacific? Participate in the anonymous Healthy Minds survey and assist with identifying gaps in service coverage at the university.
A small banner image for the Healthy Minds Study.  In a blue box on the top are the statements in white text, "Your voice matters, Your wellbing matters, and you matter".  In a white text box below, in blue letters are the words "The Healthy Minds Survey".  The text boxes are surrounded by a green border.
Participate in the Healthy Minds survey today! This anonymous survey provides a confidential route for students, staff and faculty to share their mental health experiences at Pacific.
A small banner image for the Healthy Minds Study.  In a blue box on the top are the statements in white text, "Your voice matters, Your wellbing matters, and you matter".  In a white text box below, in blue letters are the words "The Healthy Minds Survey".  The text boxes are surrounded by a green border.
Want to learn more about mental health on campus? Participate in the Healthy Minds Survey! The survey opens Nov. 14. Complete the survey by Dec. 8 to be automatically entered to win a prize.
The Queer Experience
The 1990s was a watershed period for LGBTQ+ rights across the country. In Oregon and at Pacific, incremental gains were accomplished amid a climate of of fear and hostility. Through the social and institutional challenges, progress continued. Today, the university works to celebrate diversity.
For the Spring 2023 semester, the Student Counseling Center (SCC) is excited to offer multiple spaces for students to gain support outside of our counseling services. These gatherings and workshops are provided at no cost to students and are facilitated across the Forest Grove and Hillsboro campuses and online. Drop in or register for an event today!  
Ballot box walk in Trombley Square
The 2022 midterm election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8 and there are multiple resources on campus to ensure your voting experience is as easy as possible. 
The Student Counseling Center is excited to announce group and workshop offerings to support students in their journey at Pacific. Check out available groups as well as new offerings and services provided by the SCC this fall.
Talking about suicide can feel uncomfortable and scary. But you don’t have to be a mental health professional to make a difference. Learn more at a QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) training at Pacific.
Lamp and chair
A letter from the Student Counseling Center to honor BIPOC Mental Health Awareness month.

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