Mend The Gap Peer Support Group

Academic Center

Mend the Gap Peer Support Group - Facilitators:  Dr. Waters & El Schoepf

Let’s Talk about it:   Mend the Gap Between Stereotypes and Reality About Mental Health

Mend the Gap is a four (4) part, interactive discussion series among peers focused on topics relating to mental health.  The series is meant to provide a safe space for individuals to openly talk and/or listen to peers share their experiences and learn from each other’s knowledge. At its core, Mend the Gap seeks to shatter stereotypes associated with mental health topics often considered “shameful” or “uncomfortable.” Our aim is to help dismantle the wall of silence built by negative perceptions.  Research shows that peers empower peers to speak out, seek necessary resources, gain a better understanding of stigmatizing language, while also practicing self-care. Light snacks will be provided.

When: Thursdays, 12:45pm – 2:00pm, located in room AC 111

  • 10/26/2017 Session 1:  How Our Language Perpetuates Stigmas-Barriers to Help Seeking
  • 11/02/2017 Session 2:  Self-Esteem and Self-Care
  • 11/09/2017 Session 3:  How Seek Help or Support a Friend


If you have any questions regarding the workshops, you may contact the Counseling Center 410-837-5159.


Contact Name:
Tammy Daniels
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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.

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