Protesting and Well-Being  

Active protesting is a way for individuals and communities to make their voices heard to influence political agendas. Engaging in protesting can also be stressful, and those engaged in activism may also want to look for resources to improve their mental wellbeing.  

If you find the need to process through your emotions before or after taking part in a protest, we encourage you to reach out to Mason’s Counseling and Psychological Service (CAPS), Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC) and GMU Campus Ministry as a resource  

Additionally, if you are looking for more ways to attend to your well-being while protesting during a pandemic, please refer to the following:  

These articles provide several tips to address mental wellbeing during this time.