AWARE – Student Ambassadors

AWARE Cares

UF CWC’s AWARE Ambassadors participate in numerous initiatives and outreach efforts to help spread information about mental health as well as provide support to students and refer them to the CWC’s numerous services.

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    Talk, Listen, Learn

    My CWC is a space to learn about services and resources available to support your mental health. Explore My CWC.

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    Request a Letter of Care

    It can be challenging being away from school, friends, and activities but there is a simple thing you can do to get support. Learn more about Letters of Care.

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    Watch AWARE Live

    Aware Live is a series where your CWC Aware Ambassadors get on Instagram Live to discuss relevant and timely topics related to mental health. Learn more about AWARE Live.

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    Get Support

    Gator-2-Gator @ CWC is a new support initiative, where you can get connected with one of our trained student ambassadors to talk. Learn more about Gator-2-Gator.

 

AWARE (Awareness Wellness Ambassadors Reaching Everyone) is a mental health ambassador program coordinated through UF’s Counseling and Wellness Center.

AWARE’s mission is to encourage a campus environment that supports healthy lifestyles, mental health awareness, and emotional and physical wellness.

Through outreach initiatives on campus and the greater Gainesville community AWARE seeks to reduce the stigma around seeking mental health resources and services.

Goals of AWARE include:

  • Educating campus and Gainesville communities about resources and services available through CWC
  • Offering programs that focus on the awareness and prevention of mental illness
  • Providing current and accurate information about mental, emotional, and physical wellness
  • Promoting health lifestyles and behavior
  • Reducing the stigma associated with seeking mental health resources and services
  • Offering advice and tools to enhance campus-wide emotional wellness
Applications to join AWARE open up at the beginning of each Fall semester and and are reviewed 3-4 weeks after the semester starts.

For more information please contact us at cwc-aware@mail.ufl.edu


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AWARE Ambassadors regularly contribute the the CWC’s email newsletter. Subscribe for updates on new workshops, events, mental health tips, and more!

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CWC AWARE Ambassadors Outreach Request

Through outreach initiatives on campus AWARE seeks to reduce the stigma around seeking mental health resources and services. Please complete the AWARE Outreach Request Form if you’d like AWARE Ambassadors to provide an outreach to your class, department, or student organization.

AWARE Outreach Request Form

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