• Josiah Payne

Mental Health Initiative Week

This week is Mental Heath Initiative Week. Every year durring MHI Week IMSA provides a variety of opportunities for studetns learn about mental health issues, combat stigma associated with mental illness, and engage in activites that help promote good mental health. This weeks activites will colminate in an MHI Week Assesmbly this Friday during which individuals will shre their mental health journeys and how they have overcome some of the obstacles to mental health they have faced in their lives.

During our usual Student Life Programming time on Thursday, the upperclassmen will have the opportunity to participate in a survey designed to help IMSA better address the mental health issues faced by our student body and provide more adequate support to them.

In next week's Student Life Program the upperclassmen will discuss Bullying and Hazing and focus on how they can be a part of breaking cycles of peer abuse in school and beyond.

This Thursday evening, in honor of the life and work of actor Chadwick Boseman, we will be screening Marvel's Black Panther for our 1504 students. Known to most for his portrayal of King T'Challa/Black Panther in the MCU, Boseman was a talented and versatile performer who played such iconic roles as baseball great Jackie Robinson, music legend James Brown, and civil rights activist and US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Boseman passed away three weeks ago at the age of 43, ending a 4 year battle with colon cancer. Until Next Time!


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