BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Housatonic Community College is joining more than 100 colleges and universities across the nation in celebration of “Fresh Check Day.”

The event will feature interactive expo booths, free food, and even some prizes with the goal of “reducing the stigma and misconceptions that often surround mental health issues and deter individuals from seeking help.”

“Fresh Check Day” is sponsored by the HCC Counseling Center and will be held in the HCC Courtyard from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

The HCC Counseling Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.