The RU Mental Health Awareness Week


RU hosts a Mental Health Awareness week January 29th - February 2nd. 

The Mental Health Awareness Week at RU is organised by RU student counselling and RU's Psychology Department. From Monday through Friday, open seminars and lectures will be held at lunch time. One of the lectures will be in English, on Thursday February 1st.


Monday January 29th, Room M208, 12-1pm
Isn´t everyone OK? 
Psychologists Andri Hauksteinn Oddsson and Halldóra Björg Rafnsdóttir, introduce the results of their study of the mental health of Icelandic university students. 
(In Icelandic)

Tuesday January 30th, Room V101, 12-1pm
Better sleep - foundation for good health
(In Icelandic)

Wednesday, January 31st, Room V101,12-1:30pm
Addiction or freedom? Seminar on the effects of smartphones, social media and computer games.
(In Icelandic)

Thursday, February 1st, Room V102, 12-1pm
Icelandic Lifecourse study: stress, risky behavior, and adolescent mental health
Dr. John Allegrante, Professor of Health Education, Teachers College, Columbia University.

Friday, February 2nd, Room V101, 12-1pm
Is nothing allowed anymore?
Helgi Héðinsson and Rakel Davíðsdóttir psychologists talk about sexual harrassment.