Graduate Mental Health Awareness Committee 

It’s no secret this has been a tough year for everyone. Are you feeling down? Do you need someone to talk to? Here are some resources:

Upcoming Mental Health Events & Other Resources

Free Virtual Yoga for Graduate Students

Effective Yoga Practice for Regulating Mental Health

Four specific, informative and accessible yoga classes curated for UMD Graduate Students. These classes are aimed to teach you to calibrate your mind, body, energy to be efficient with your coursework and studentship in this current environment. These classes will also have information on how reset one’s nervous system, how to sleep better, how to decompress joints, and how to create energy in the body. These sessions are conducted by School of Yoga New Bedford. This is located at 628 Pleasant St Downtown New Bedford, door code 3212, Third Floor.

 Mondays (4/26, 5/3) and Wednesdays ( 4/28, 5/5) from 6:00-7:00 pm

 Participate in these free classes live over Zoom here.  

Weekly on-line classes through Good Yoga NB. 

Each class is 50 minutes and perfect for the person who is busy!
Scroll down the website to the schedule. The name of the class (i.e. Good-n-Sweaty) in calendar is the link to the class. 
This class title becomes a link 10 minutes prior to each class.
Just visit the website, click the class name and attend at home.
Visit for schedule and access.

Online Library of pre-recorded SYNB classes.

An archive of 40+ yoga practices, available until end of school year 2021.
Live classes for UMassD students will be archived here.
Using the password: yoga123

Visit our “showcase”:

Grad Student Discount

Grad Student discount to weekly public classes at SYNB, 
Simply register as usual through, and bring your ID to class.
$12 per class 


Drive-in Movie Series 

Our next showing: 

Friday, November 13, 2020 , 7:00 pm

For More Details and to RSVP Here.  


Graduate Mental Health Awareness Committee (GMHAC) Members

  • Renee Halloran, Chair, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Emma Young, College of Visual & Performing Arts
  • Daniel Figueroa, School of Law
  • Enoch Allotey, School of Law
  • Ricardo Serrano, School of Law
  • Dr. Catherine Perry, Director, Counseling & Student Development Center, UMass Dartmouth
  • Beth-Anne Guthrie, MPH, Director of Health Promotion, UMass Dartmouth
  • Nancy Harper, Psychotherapist, Counseling & Student Development Center, UMass Dartmouth 

Are you interested in joining the Graduate Mental Health Awareness Committee (GMHAC)? Email us here: 

Check out some past events including our Graduate Mental Health Panel here.