January 25, 2023

Healthy Boiler virtual workshop to discuss strategies to build self-esteem

SupportLinc, provider of behavioral health services for Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, is presenting a virtual Healthy Boiler workshop on Feb. 1 titled “Building Positive Self-Esteem: Strategies for Success.” The workshop, which supports the behavioral health pillar of the Healthy Boiler Program, is being offered at three times throughout the day to meet the diverse needs of potential attendees.

From time to time, everyone faces circumstances that make it hard to feel good about themselves. When people are under extreme stress, are sick or are having a difficult time at home or work, it is easy to be drawn into a downward spiral of lower and lower self-esteem. The workshop is designed to provide participants with ideas and practical strategies that they can begin using immediately to increase self-esteem and begin to feel better about themselves.

On Feb. 1, the workshop is available at the following times:

Those interested in attending should register by Jan. 31.


To assist faculty and staff

Faculty and staff can review the “Mental Health Resources” webpage for a variety of available resources, which also support the behavioral health pillar of the Healthy Boiler Program, and information on Purdue’s health plan coverage for mental health and substance abuse. 

To assist students

Faculty and staff who work with students or have a student at home can direct them to the resources below for behavioral health assistance. Note: United Healthcare Student Resources (UHCSR) — medical plan provider for students and graduate students — offers 292 unique mental health providers serving at various locations that are in-network with UHCSR within Tippecanoe County. The list is available here. Additionally, students have access to HealthiestYou, which provides virtual access to mental health care as part of UHCSR’s plan. All services are free for students covered under the UHCSR insurance plan.   

Office of the Dean of Students

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

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