Students’ Mental Health Day

Students’ Mental Health Day


Students’ Mental Health Day was organized for the first time this spring. The day was Wednesday 18 April, and the campaign will run from 9 to 20 April 2018. Our goal was to provoke conversations about students’ mental health and to invite everyone to support the cause of mental well-being. Read more about the campaign.

Campaign theme 2018: well-being from compassion

Students’ Mental Health Day has a different theme every year. The campaign theme for 2018 was compassion. The aim of this theme selection was to highlight the significance of compassion to mental health. The way we treat ourselves and others has an immense impact on our well-being. Even small actions matter. Compassion matters! Read more about compassion.

Partisipate on the campaign – pull a stunt for compassion!

On Students’ Mental Health Day on Wednesday 18 April we campaigned for compassion. We invited everyone to think up and implement activities for increasing compassion in study communities. It was also possible to participate in the campaign online by taking part in a social media challenge, joining an open group chat, or following a webinar. Read more about participating in the campaign.

Follow the campaign on social media with the hashtags:
#opiskelijoidenmielenterveyspäivä, #myötätunnostahyvinvointia

Even small actions matter. Compassion matters!