It was announced yesterday that SigEp Oregon Beta won the SMHA’s (Student Mental Health Advocates) “Change For Mental Change” fundraiser. The fundraiser included all greek houses on campus and the winning chapter collected the most money for the cause. On the day of the fundraiser, our members scraped their loose change together and donated to a noble cause.
The SMHA is the only student organizations on campus working to change the stigma and discourse around mental health for the better. Mental health is a hot topic around the U of O campus. The school provides resources for students at the student health center and at The Duck Nest at the Erb Memorial Union building.
We often discuss issues we care about during chapter meetings and mental health is a popular topic. Part of being a SigEp includes the responsibility of looking out for your brothers in their time of need.