Event Access and Registration
There will be in-person as well as virtual events. Events do not require registration unless otherwise noted. Virtual events will be held online via Zoom or TEAMS. On the day/time of your virtual event, click on the event and login with UTA credentials to access the meeting link. If you need assistance, call CAPS at 817-272-3671. If you need accommodations to participate in an event, please contact CAPS at least five days prior to the event.
Events We Offer
Fresh Check Day
Join us for a mental health check-in with interactive booths focused on emotional and mental health awareness, free food, prizes and more! Fresh Check Day is the signature program of the Jordan Porco Foundation.
You Can Help A Friend (YCHAF) Training
You Can Help A Friend (YCHAF) training teaches participants how to recognize and respond to signs of distress in peers. The training reviews mental health statistics among college students, identification of signs and symptoms of concern, application of how to have difficult conversations, and where to go for more support.
QPR for Suicide Prevention
Increase awareness of the warning signs, clues and suicidal communications of people who may be considering suicide and learn how to intervene with at risk individuals. Registration Required. Open to all UTA students, faculty and staff unless noted.
Stress, Anxiety, and Mental Health
Learn about common concerns such as anxiety, loneliness, stress, or self-defeating thoughts among college students, and helpful ways to respond and re-direct toward your goals.
MAVS Talk Anxiety
Learn about symptoms of anxiety and stress reduction techniques.
MAVS Talk Anxiety and Academics
Learn about symptoms of anxiety and stress reduction techniques related to academic work.
MAVS Talk Time Management
Learn techniques to help you prioritize your responsibilities and improve time management skills.
MAVS Talk Stress Management
Learn about signs and symptoms of stress, and ways you can manage stress more effectively.
How to Deal
“How to Deal” is a virtual, drop-in workshop series that focuses on providing information and active participation in stress relief. This four-week series is best suited for students looking to improve coping skills, understand stress and reactions to stress, as well as engage with tangible exercises to help improve stress management.
Mindfulness and Meditation
Renew, Relax, Revive: Drop-In Meditation and Mindfulness
Practice different types of meditations such as compassion-focused, mindfulness, and guided imagery.
MAVS Talk Mindfulness
Learn about how mindfulness can be helpful to you and practice mindfulness skills.
Wellness and Insight
Find support, gain insight, and develop new ways to navigate life's stressors.
Join this bi-weekly support group specially created for self-identified Black women, inclusive of cis, trans, femme and gender-queer. Explore and talk openly about topics such as identity, empowerment, systemic oppression and personal or academic challenges in a safe and confidential space. Meetings include guest speakers and open dialogue.
MAVS Talk Self-Compassion
Learn aspects of self-compassion and how to be more accepting of yourself.
MAVS Talk Life Balance and Wellness
Explore various aspects of wellness to help you decrease your stress and increase energy through better nutrition, physical movement, restful sleep, managing finances, balancing emotions, connecting with others, and improving concentration.
MAVS Talk Resiliency and Gratitude
Explore various aspects of resiliency, including how compassion and gratitude can be helpful to you.
Intro To Happiness
Join us at CAPS virtually for a discussion on finding ways to increase your happiness. We'll talk about the misconceptions of achieving happiness as well as time-tested and approved methods for becoming happier and healthier in your life.