Ohlone Fall into Wellness – Schedule of Activities

Qigong Walking Meditation Class Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Newark Campus, meet at Treadway Courtyard   Mindfulness Class Date: Friday, September 22, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location: Newark campus, NC 1407-1408   Financial Workshops Students Workshop: “My Finances, My Future” Date: September 25, 2017 Time: …

Ohlone Takes Steps to Bring Suicide Out of the Darkness in 5K Walk

Monday, April 4, 2016, Office of College AdvancementOhlone Takes Steps to Bring Suicide Out of the Darkness in 5K Walk  **For Immediate Release**  Fremont, CA — Ohlone College’s sixth annual “Out of the Darkness Walk” takes place on April 13, 2016, sponsored by STEP Up Ohlone, in association with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). This …

NY Mayor Unveils Plan for Multifaceted Approach to Mental Health

A New York Times editorial offers guardedly optimistic praise for New York Mayor Bill De Blasio’s newly unveiled plan called ThriveNY. As outlaid in this ambitious roadmap, a host of resources will be dedicated to bringing increased access to mental health care for the estimated 20% New Yorkers affected each year.  Read the piece here.     …

Ohlone STEPs Up with Successful Depression Day Screening Event

October 8th, 2015 was National Depression Screening Day.  In solidarity with the national movement, STEP Up Ohlone doubled down on its commitment to support the Ohlone community by holding screenings at both the Newark and the Fremont campuses. Thanks to all who came out to be a part of it and to those who assisted the STEP …

Mental Illness Misconceptions

We believe with all our heart at STEP Up Ohlone that seeking mental health support is actually a sign of inner strength and by admitting we all need help from time to time (or maybe even longer) we are actually stepping into our power! As we work to de-stigmatize for the Ohlone College community and beyond, the seeking of mental health services, it’s …