The Mental Health and Stress Team raises awareness and provides education about mental health issues with an emphasis on de-stigmatizing mental illnesses and removing barriers to access mental health resources on and off campus. The team also provides education around the effects that stress has on student health and academic performance and educates around strategies that are known to support positive mental health and well-being.
Michelle Hong- Team Lead
Hello fellow Lions, my name is Michelle Hong and I'm entering my third year in Psychology and minor in Sociology. Fun fact: this avid Hello Kitty merchandise collector and amateur baker is excited to be part of this year's Health Ed team as a Mental Health Team Lead!
David J. Kim- Team Lead
Hi, I’m Johnny Luong, I am part of the Mental Health and Stress Team and I’m in my 4th year studying Kinesiology. I’m ready to do a lot of great work because everyone is affected by stress and needs help once in a while; you're never truly alone, remember to seek help when you need it.
My name is Annie, I am in my third year of Health Management and am super thrilled to be a part of the wonderful Mental Health Team. This topic is very important to me which will drive me to work hard to help reduce the stigma towards mental health issues and educate as many people as we can!
My name is Aisha Nasim and this will be my second year studying Biology. As a member of the Mental Health Team I really can’t wait to connect with my peers and raise awareness about mental health in our community.
Hey, my name is Jasper Paredes and I am a volunteer Peer Health Educator with the Mental Health Team. I am entering my fourth year of Health Policy, and I am incredibly excited to get further involved in the York Community!
Hi, my name is Anusha Bhadra and I am a Peer Health Educator on the Mental Health Team. I am currently in my third year as a Political Science student, and am excited about being able to give back and connect with the York community this year.
Hello, my name is Sumaira Khan and I am in my fourth year in the Kinesiology program. As a volunteer on the Mental Health Team I wish to make a positive impact in the York community by helping create a healthy and safe environment for all.