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Elevate mental health awareness and support at USC


  1. Increase awareness, knowledge of, and sensitivity towards mental health issues in the USC community
  2. Educate the community about all existing mental health resources both on and off campus
  3. Provide meaningful programming to create avenues for open communication about mental health across USC workplace settings
  4. Identify barriers to accessing services, reduce stigma associated with mental health services, and find solutions to common barriers, with a special focus on underrepresented community members
  5. Advocate for policies to improve access to quality mental health and well-being services for all employees


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Mental Health Matters

Taking place during May’s national Mental Health Awareness Month, join university experts in wellness, psychology, and clinical services to learn about navigating conversations related to mental health and accessing resources at USC.

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Courage to Go Forward Recordings

To support Mental Health Awareness Month in May 2023, the USC WorkWell Center’s Healthy Campus Mental Health subcommittee hosted a five-week webinar series called “Courage to Go Forward,” designed to elevate mental health awareness and support at USC. View the recordings here.


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Therapy FAQs: A Beginners Guide

Understand the process of getting started with therapy with this helpful guide.

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Internal Mental Health Resources

Explore the list of mental health services available through USC.

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External Mental Health Resources

Explore the list of mental health services outside of USC.


Chantal Sheridan
Director, Keck School of Medicine Well-being Program; Director, Medical Student Well-being; Associate Professor, Clinical Medical Education & Psychiatry,
Keck School of Medicine

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Cynthia Ryan
Associate Director, Clinical Services,
USC WorkWell Center


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