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Health and Wellness

Wednesday
Feb 28, 2018
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Dealing with side effects of medications for mental health
      First year students often get to campus already on prescription medications or end up on prescription medications for mental health during the first year. Being away from home, this can have benefits and challenges. This is a great opportunity to talk to one of our psychiatrists about this situation and how to manage various problems that can occur.

Wednesday
Jan 16, 2019
1:00PM
    -
2:30PM
Yoga for Mental Health
      Yoga for Wellness is a bi-weekly drop-in workshop, designed specifically to enhance the mind-body connection so that students can learn skills to mitigate stress, increase concentration and improve mental and emotional well-being. Each week will have a different theme to address your well-being through meditation, breath practices (pranayama) and yoga postures (asanas). This workshop will benefit anyone who is interested in connecting their body and mind regardless of experience with yoga or mental health concerns. Please clear participation with your doctor if you have any physical health concerns. People with disabilities will be accommodated. Yoga mats and props can be provided if you do not bring one.

Wednesday
Jan 16, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Wednesday
Jan 23, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Wednesday
Jan 30, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Wednesday
Jan 30, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Medications for mental health: Myths and Facts
      Many times, it may be useful for students to consider medications to improve mental health. Attend this workshop to learn about medications for mental health, mental health treatment options, and address facts vs myths related to medication treatment for mental health. This is a great opportunity to talk with our psychiatrists and have your questions answered!

Thursday
Jan 31, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Dance It Off: Mindfulness for the Body
      This weekly drop-in workshop combines dancing with mindfulness techniques. It will give you the opportunity to learn Bachata as well as enhance present moment awareness so that you can learn to mitigate stress, anxiety, and improve emotional well-being. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the basic footwork, rhythm and timing of the music, and practice mindfulness skills.

Wednesday
Feb 06, 2019
12:45PM
    -
1:15PM
Stress Buster Breaks
      This is a weekly 30 minute drop in group offering to increase students' knowledge of the importance of daily stress management and many options of types of stress management techniques that they can use as often as needed or recommended.

Wednesday
Feb 06, 2019
1:00PM
    -
2:30PM
Yoga for Mental Health
      Yoga for Wellness is a bi-weekly drop-in workshop, designed specifically to enhance the mind-body connection so that students can learn skills to mitigate stress, increase concentration and improve mental and emotional well-being. Each week will have a different theme to address your well-being through meditation, breath practices (pranayama) and yoga postures (asanas). This workshop will benefit anyone who is interested in connecting their body and mind regardless of experience with yoga or mental health concerns. Please clear participation with your doctor if you have any physical health concerns. People with disabilities will be accommodated. Yoga mats and props can be provided if you do not bring one.

Wednesday
Feb 06, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Thursday
Feb 07, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Dance It Off: Mindfulness for the Body
      This weekly drop-in workshop combines dancing with mindfulness techniques. It will give you the opportunity to learn Bachata as well as enhance present moment awareness so that you can learn to mitigate stress, anxiety, and improve emotional well-being. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the basic footwork, rhythm and timing of the music, and practice mindfulness skills.

Tuesday
Feb 12, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
The Art of Allowing: Letting go of Perfectionism
      This workshop will examine the differences between perfectionism, high/over-achieving, and healthy functioning. Presenters will also address the origins of perfectionism, risks of thoughts and behaviors tied to Perfectionism, and encourage a focus on process versus outcome, providing strategies individuals can use to set healthy goals. Participants are able to ask questions of and elicit feedback from the facilitators.

Wednesday
Feb 13, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Thank you, Next: Surviving Breakups
      Students will explore challenges associated with breakups of romantic relationships and identify ways to cope and care for themselves during this period of change and transition

Thursday
Feb 14, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Medications for mental health treatment.
      Many times first year students might need medications to restore mental health. We will discuss: -How medications can help a first year student successfully transition to the college environment. -How medications can help or hurt your mental health. When it might be appropriate for a first year student to consider medications to improve mental health. -What medications cannot do. This is a great opportunity to speak to our psychiatrists and to ask questions.

Wednesday
Feb 20, 2019
1:00PM
    -
2:30PM
Yoga for Mental Health
      Yoga for Wellness is a bi-weekly drop-in workshop, designed specifically to enhance the mind-body connection so that students can learn skills to mitigate stress, increase concentration and improve mental and emotional well-being. Each week will have a different theme to address your well-being through meditation, breath practices (pranayama) and yoga postures (asanas). This workshop will benefit anyone who is interested in connecting their body and mind regardless of experience with yoga or mental health concerns. Please clear participation with your doctor if you have any physical health concerns. People with disabilities will be accommodated. Yoga mats and props can be provided if you do not bring one.

Wednesday
Feb 20, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Thursday
Feb 21, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Dance It Off: Mindfulness for the Body
      This weekly drop-in workshop combines dancing with mindfulness techniques. It will give you the opportunity to learn Bachata as well as enhance present moment awareness so that you can learn to mitigate stress, anxiety, and improve emotional well-being. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the basic footwork, rhythm and timing of the music, and practice mindfulness skills.

Wednesday
Feb 27, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Tuesday
Mar 05, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
The Art of Allowing: Letting go of Perfectionism
      This workshop will examine the differences between perfectionism, high/over-achieving, and healthy functioning. Presenters will also address the origins of perfectionism, risks of thoughts and behaviors tied to Perfectionism, and encourage a focus on process versus outcome, providing strategies individuals can use to set healthy goals. Participants are able to ask questions of and elicit feedback from the facilitators.

Wednesday
Mar 06, 2019
1:00PM
    -
2:30PM
Yoga for Mental Health
      Yoga for Wellness is a bi-weekly drop-in workshop, designed specifically to enhance the mind-body connection so that students can learn skills to mitigate stress, increase concentration and improve mental and emotional well-being. Each week will have a different theme to address your well-being through meditation, breath practices (pranayama) and yoga postures (asanas). This workshop will benefit anyone who is interested in connecting their body and mind regardless of experience with yoga or mental health concerns. Please clear participation with your doctor if you have any physical health concerns. People with disabilities will be accommodated. Yoga mats and props can be provided if you do not bring one.

Wednesday
Mar 06, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Thursday
Mar 07, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Dance It Off: Mindfulness for the Body
      This weekly drop-in workshop combines dancing with mindfulness techniques. It will give you the opportunity to learn Bachata as well as enhance present moment awareness so that you can learn to mitigate stress, anxiety, and improve emotional well-being. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the basic footwork, rhythm and timing of the music, and practice mindfulness skills.

Wednesday
Mar 13, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Wednesday
Mar 20, 2019
1:00PM
    -
2:30PM
Yoga for Mental Health
      Yoga for Wellness is a bi-weekly drop-in workshop, designed specifically to enhance the mind-body connection so that students can learn skills to mitigate stress, increase concentration and improve mental and emotional well-being. Each week will have a different theme to address your well-being through meditation, breath practices (pranayama) and yoga postures (asanas). This workshop will benefit anyone who is interested in connecting their body and mind regardless of experience with yoga or mental health concerns. Please clear participation with your doctor if you have any physical health concerns. People with disabilities will be accommodated. Yoga mats and props can be provided if you do not bring one.

Thursday
Mar 21, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Dance It Off: Mindfulness for the Body
      This weekly drop-in workshop combines dancing with mindfulness techniques. It will give you the opportunity to learn Bachata as well as enhance present moment awareness so that you can learn to mitigate stress, anxiety, and improve emotional well-being. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the basic footwork, rhythm and timing of the music, and practice mindfulness skills.

Wednesday
Mar 27, 2019
3:30PM
    -
4:30PM
Surviving College 101
      In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

Thursday
Mar 28, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Understanding options for mental health treatment.
      First year can be a stressful time and many times students might need medications and other treatment to restore and improve mental health. We will discuss various treatment settings/programs available to students such as office treatment for counseling/ group therapy/ medications, partial hospital treatment, evening treatment programs, intensive outpatient treatment, and hospital settings. This is a great opportunity to talk to a psychiatrist to dispel myths, realities and when such treatment programs might be most helpful for students.

Wednesday
Apr 03, 2019
1:00PM
    -
2:30PM
Yoga for Mental Health
      Yoga for Wellness is a bi-weekly drop-in workshop, designed specifically to enhance the mind-body connection so that students can learn skills to mitigate stress, increase concentration and improve mental and emotional well-being. Each week will have a different theme to address your well-being through meditation, breath practices (pranayama) and yoga postures (asanas). This workshop will benefit anyone who is interested in connecting their body and mind regardless of experience with yoga or mental health concerns. Please clear participation with your doctor if you have any physical health concerns. People with disabilities will be accommodated. Yoga mats and props can be provided if you do not bring one.

Thursday
Apr 04, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Dance It Off: Mindfulness for the Body
      This weekly drop-in workshop combines dancing with mindfulness techniques. It will give you the opportunity to learn Bachata as well as enhance present moment awareness so that you can learn to mitigate stress, anxiety, and improve emotional well-being. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the basic footwork, rhythm and timing of the music, and practice mindfulness skills.

Tuesday
Apr 16, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
The Art of Allowing: Letting go of Perfectionism
      This workshop will examine the differences between perfectionism, high/over-achieving, and healthy functioning. Presenters will also address the origins of perfectionism, risks of thoughts and behaviors tied to Perfectionism, and encourage a focus on process versus outcome, providing strategies individuals can use to set healthy goals. Participants are able to ask questions of and elicit feedback from the facilitators.