News Release

REF NO.: 174

SUBJECT: PSA: MoodCheck Challenge launch event

DATE: March 15, 2016

Note to media:

 Today at 12:30 p.m. Memorial University is hosting a MoodCheck Challenge launch event.

Similar to a “tweetup,” students are invited to meet at The Landing in the University Centre to collectively check in on the MoodCheck app and tweet about the challenge with the hashtag #moodcheckchallenge.

Refreshments and music will set the tone for a celebration of students, faculty and staff coming together to support mental health and wellness on campus.

Dr. Peter Cornish, director, Student Wellness and Counselling Centre, will be available for interviews.

The Landing (UC-3018), University Centre

Arctic Avenue

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Tuesday, March 15, 12:30-1 p.m.

Media representatives are invited to attend the launch at 12:30 p.m. More information about the MoodCheck Challenge is available at www.mun.ca/moodcheckchallenge/.

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