Frequently Asked Questions

When did Wolverine Support Network launch?

  • Wolverine Support Network launched in 2015 at the University of Michigan and has since held ~ 1,500 weekly groups.

Is WSN only for students?

  • Yes! WSN is created as a resource for students.

Who leads WSN’s weekly groups?

  • Weekly Groups are led by University of Michigan students.

  • After an application and interview process, these students undergo a holistic health and well-being training by various resources to create a space and dialogue that is consistently inviting, inclusive and engaging.

How many students are usually in a specific Weekly Group?

  • Weekly groups usually consist of 6-10 students.

How many total students participate in Weekly Groups?

  • As of November 2017, there are almost 600 students in a weekly group, but interested students are welcome to join at any point during the year.

When and where do Weekly Groups meet?

  • Students can select a time and place that works best with their schedule. 

  • We currently offer Weekly Groups on Central and North Campuses, Monday through Thursday, in 1-hour time slots from 4-9pm each day. 

Is WSN group therapy?

  • No, but in the past it has been referred to as therapeutic. It is a simply a safe, inclusive, and confidential environment for students to engage honestly with one another.

Is weekly group only for students with mental illness?

  • No, weekly group is designed for all students, as we hope to address and promote mental health and well-being for all students.