Upcoming Events

Public Webinar: How to Make the Best of Stress/
Le stress: le comprendre et y faire face

Join us at any of our upcoming webinars offered in English and French. All are welcome! The intention of this webinar is to support our community in feeling more equipped with information about stress and useful strategies that may be helpful during these uncertain and unprecedented times.
Ouvert à tous et gratuitement, notre intention est d’offrir de l’éducation au sujet du stress et de partager des stratégies adaptatives pour y faire face.

Past Events

Public Webinar: How to Make the Best of Stress

 First 1in5 webinar! 

June 1, 2020

Making the Best of Stress/Utilisez au Mieux Votre Stress

 One-hour stress management workshops for undergraduate courses. 

November, 2019
February & March, 2020

University of Ottawa/ l’Université du Québec en Outaouais

Pre Exam and Holiday Stress Management Workshop

Learn some stress management and grounding skills, get some take-home resources, and engage in an hour of self-care through this interactive workshop.

December 4, 2019

University of Ottawa


2020 Wellness Week

Making the best of stress workshop.

January 22, 2020

University of Ottawa


Mental Health 101 – Free Workshop

The 1/5 Initiative is proud to present “Mental Health 101: How to Recognize Symptoms & Get Help!”

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6 PM – 8 PM

1/5 workshop training! Formation pour les ateliers du 1/5!

Interested in promoting mental health literacy on campus and being a presenter for the 1/5 Initiative?

Saturday, February 2, 2019
1 PM – 4 PM

Pots & Plant(e)s: Sprout Into Spring/Coup de Pouce du Printemps

Initiative 1/5 & Brain Buddies have teamed up to offer you an occasion to look towards spring, one step ahead. Work towards your wellness and your summer garden by joining us for a pots & plants event.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Need Help?

You are not alone. There are many places you can go for help.

If at risk of harm to self or others: call 911 or go to a Hospital Emergency Department.