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ABOUT BADGER SUPPORT NETWORK...
When did Badger Support Network launch?
Badger Support Network (BSN) launched in 2020
Is Badger Support Network only for students?
Yes!! BSN was made as a resource for students
Who leads Badger Support Network's weekly groups?
Weekly Groups are led by University of Wisconsin students
After an application and interview process, these students undergo a holistic health and well-being training by various resources to create a space and dialogue that is consistently inviting, inclusive and engaging
How many students are usually in a Weekly Group?
Weekly groups typically consist of 6-10 students
When and where do Weekly Groups meet?
Students can select a time and place that works best with their schedule.
What are Drop-In Groups?
Drop-In Groups are held each Friday from 3-4p this semester. Drop-In Groups are welcome to anyone who missed the cutoff to join a weekly group-- they are also lead by peer leaders who are trained by our mental health professional.
Is Badger Support Network group therapy?
No, but in the past it has been referred to as therapeutic. It is a simply a safe, inclusive, and confidential environment for students to engage honestly with one another.
Is Weekly Group only for students with mental illnesses?
No, weekly group is designed for all students, as we hope to address and promote mental health and well-being for all students.
What happens after I fill out the form (under the 'Join' tab)?
The BSN director team will be in touch with you about your group placement for the semester. Feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions/concerns.
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