Mindful Money: Navigating the Intersection Between Mental Health and Finances - Mental Health Seminar

March 6, 2024

The second seminar in the Spring 2024 Mental Health Seminar series, "Mindful Money: Navigating the Intersection Between Mental Health and Finances"

Presenter Jayne Davis, Ed.D., LCMHS, Director of Covenant Scholar Well-being for the Carolina Covenant program dove into the challenges posed by financial instability, its profound impact on mental health, and practical strategies for managing financial stress while building resilience. A panel of Covenant students shared their personal experiences, shedding light on the unique experiences of financial well-being at Carolina.

Jayne is a career educator who has worked with Covenant Scholars for the past 7 years. Prior to joining the staff there, she worked for Durham Technical Community College as an instructor, was a school counselor for the Wake County Public School System, and was director of Support Services and Louisburg Learning Partners at Louisburg College. In all of these settings, she supported students during times of transitions. She is a passionate and effective staff member who values collaboration.

Jayne was joined by a panel of students – Tavon Cates, Daniella Perez, and Ayesha Tahirkheli, all Covenant Scholars here at Carolina.

This seminar took place by zoom, on March 20th, from 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The Mental Health Seminar series is open to students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and staff. The series creates a space for learning, reflecting on, and discussing mental health. This year's seminars focus on research-to-practice, giving the audience both the science behind mental health and strategies they can employ right now. The overall goal is to empower all campus community members to help influence campus mental health and well-being. Join us!

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