Real Talk Thursdays are weekly 30-minute mental health workshops hosted by a Cougar Health Services mental health professional. Our conversations cover a range of topics like relationships, relieving stress, allyship, and more. New to Real Talk? Check out our YouTube channel for recordings of past sessions.

Remember, Real Talk Thursdays:

  • Are free to WSU undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from all campuses.
  • Occur from 1:30-2:00 p.m. via Zoom (find specific links below).

January 27 | Social Media and the Dangers of Self-Diagnosis | Join Zoom

February 3 | The “Lone Wolf” Doesn’t Work; Men Need Friends Too| Join Zoom

February 10 | Is My Relationship “Toxic?” | Join Zoom

February 17 | The Power Balance, Pt. 2: Navigating Professional Boundaries for Grad Students
| Join Zoom

February 24 | Finding Your Mid-Semester Motivation | Join Zoom

March 3 | It’s Not All on You: The Systems Contributing to Your Mental Health and What to do About It | Join Zoom

March 10 | Managing Grief While Managing Life | Join Zoom

March 24 | Coping with the Stress of Graduating | Join Zoom

March 31 | Understanding Your Sexual and Gender Identities | Join Zoom

April 7 | Overcoming the Perils of Perfectionism | Join Zoom


Find more mental health resources that can help you navigate stress, stay connected, and key into what personal well-being means to you. Please reach out to Counseling and Psychological Services if you need assistance.