University of California, Irvine - Student
As a college student, Partners4Wellness/Connect-OC has had a profound impact on my well-being as an incoming transfer student. Their centralized platform and engaging social media presence on TikTok and Instagram has helped me learn about mental health topics and advice on a variety of different topics such as advice on having supportive conversations with my loved ones. In addition, it has allowed me to connect with a supportive community, improving my coping skills and enhancing my ability to manage relationships. Attending their mental health resource fair at the University of California, Irvine, provided valuable insights on navigating mental health complexities and seeking help when needed, boosting my confidence. This experience also encouraged self-reflection, leading to empowerment and personal growth. Most importantly, I've learned invaluable strategies for coping with university life's challenges, equipping me to thrive both academically and emotionally during this significant transition. Connect-OC's initiative has been transformative, shaping my well-being as a transfer student.