This committee brings together faculty, staff, and students in order to cultivate a culture that supports and practices evidence-informed mental health promotion at UT-Austin. Specifically, any initiative that emerges from this committee will look at one or more of the following: mindfulness, expressing gratitude, social connectedness, resilience, personal growth & life-purpose discovery, self-acceptance, or creativity & play.
All campus community members with an interest in mental health are invited to participate. Email our committee chair(s) Kelsey Lammy and Anna Tutum to learn more or get involved.
Anna is a current master’s student in Health Behavior and Health Education at UT. She is focusing on healthy aging and dementia, and currently interns at AGE of Central Texas. She completed her undergraduate studies at Southwestern University in History and French. Anna spent several years working in higher education with international students after studying abroad in Nantes, France. Most recently, Anna worked in the UT Austin International Office advising students on health and insurance in the U.S.
Kelsey is the Mental Health Promotion Coordinator at the Counseling and Mental Health Center. She co-runs the Be That One Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention program. She applies theory and evidence-informed practices in order to develop and implement population-level interactions which promote mental health for the student population on the University of Texas at Austin campus. Kelsey received her Masters of Social Work at the University of Missouri concentrating on public policy, planning and administration. In her freetime Kelsey enjoys hiking with her pup, reading at coffee shops, and antiquing.
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