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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.

Friday
Jan 18, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

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.

Thursday
Jan 24, 2019
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

Friday
Jan 25, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

Thursday
Jan 31, 2019
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

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.

Friday
Feb 01, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

Monday
Feb 04, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Beating Anxiety
      Anxiety is a common physiological reaction to college life that almost all students experience during their time at Ohio State. This weekly seminar is designed to help students 1) understand what anxiety is from a biopsychosocial perspective, 2) describe the ways in which our thoughts and feelings respond to the internal sense of anxiety, and 3) discuss the ways in which we can reduce our anxiety in terms of how to take care of our bodies, emotions, and thinking habits. When you leave this seminar you should have a strong foundation on how to manage your own anxiety and what steps you need to take in order to feel better.

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.

Thursday
Feb 07, 2019
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

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.

Friday
Feb 08, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

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
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 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
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

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.

Friday
Feb 15, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

Monday
Feb 18, 2019
12:30PM
    -
2:00PM
REACH Suicide Prevention Training
      REACH is the OSU Suicide Prevention training program designed to help individuals prevent suicide by teaching them how to: Recognize warning signs Engage with empathy Ask directly about suicide Communicate hope Help suicidal individuals to access care and treatment Anyone can help prevent suicide by learning the risks, warning signs and how to intervene. The training lasts approximately 90 minutes. Participants who finish the training receive certificates verifying their completion of the program. Sign up today, it just may save a life!

Monday
Feb 18, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Beating Anxiety
      Anxiety is a common physiological reaction to college life that almost all students experience during their time at Ohio State. This weekly seminar is designed to help students 1) understand what anxiety is from a biopsychosocial perspective, 2) describe the ways in which our thoughts and feelings respond to the internal sense of anxiety, and 3) discuss the ways in which we can reduce our anxiety in terms of how to take care of our bodies, emotions, and thinking habits. When you leave this seminar you should have a strong foundation on how to manage your own anxiety and what steps you need to take in order to feel better.

Wednesday
Feb 20, 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 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
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

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.

Friday
Feb 22, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

Friday
Feb 22, 2019
5:30PM
    -
8:30PM
Mindfulness Meditation Retreat
      Looking for ways to manage stress and anxiety, increase focus and concentration and boost test performance? This three-hour, interactive retreat will teach a variety of effective techniques to help you to be proactive and take care of you. Participants will learn breathing skills to calm you down and rev you up! You will engage in gratitude exercises, eating and movement meditations and approaches to take you from mindlessness to mindfulness. This is an opportunity to invest in yourself, have fun and load your toolbox, fostering a future of success. Dinner is included!

Monday
Feb 25, 2019
5:30PM
    -
7:00PM
Dinner & Dating: Thoughts on Healthy Relationships
      Students are invited to join us for dinner (veggie lasagna, chicken and noodles, salad and dessert) AND a discussion about creating and sustaining healthy relationships. The event will be held at the Annex of Marion in the Clubhouse on Monday, February 25th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm.

Tuesday
Feb 26, 2019
12:30PM
    -
1:30PM
Lunch and Learn: Weight Stigma and its Connection to Eating Disorders
      We are privileged to have Professor Tracy Tylka join us to speak about how weight stigma is connected to the epidemic of eating disorders.

Wednesday
Feb 27, 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 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
Feb 28, 2019
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

Friday
Mar 01, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

Monday
Mar 04, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Beating Anxiety
      Anxiety is a common physiological reaction to college life that almost all students experience during their time at Ohio State. This weekly seminar is designed to help students 1) understand what anxiety is from a biopsychosocial perspective, 2) describe the ways in which our thoughts and feelings respond to the internal sense of anxiety, and 3) discuss the ways in which we can reduce our anxiety in terms of how to take care of our bodies, emotions, and thinking habits. When you leave this seminar you should have a strong foundation on how to manage your own anxiety and what steps you need to take in order to feel better.

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
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
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
12:30PM
    -
2:00PM
REACH Suicide Prevention Training
      REACH is the OSU Suicide Prevention training program designed to help individuals prevent suicide by teaching them how to: Recognize warning signs Engage with empathy Ask directly about suicide Communicate hope Help suicidal individuals to access care and treatment Anyone can help prevent suicide by learning the risks, warning signs and how to intervene. The training lasts approximately 90 minutes. Participants who finish the training receive certificates verifying their completion of the program. Sign up today, it just may save a life!

Thursday
Mar 07, 2019
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

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
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
Mar 20, 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.

Thursday
Mar 21, 2019
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

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.

Friday
Mar 22, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

Monday
Mar 25, 2019
4:00PM
    -
5:00PM
Beating Anxiety
      Anxiety is a common physiological reaction to college life that almost all students experience during their time at Ohio State. This weekly seminar is designed to help students 1) understand what anxiety is from a biopsychosocial perspective, 2) describe the ways in which our thoughts and feelings respond to the internal sense of anxiety, and 3) discuss the ways in which we can reduce our anxiety in terms of how to take care of our bodies, emotions, and thinking habits. When you leave this seminar you should have a strong foundation on how to manage your own anxiety and what steps you need to take in order to feel better.

Wednesday
Mar 27, 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
Mar 27, 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 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
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

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.

Friday
Mar 29, 2019
2:00PM
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3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

Wednesday
Apr 03, 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
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
3:00PM
    -
4:00PM
Building Mastery: Skills for a drama free life
      A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or in constant crisis! This workshop topics include: • (Week 1) Mindfulness-Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment • (Week 2)Distress Tolerance- Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse • (Week 3)Interpersonal Effectiveness- Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships • (Week 4)Emotion Regulation- Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions

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.

Friday
Apr 05, 2019
1:00PM
    -
2:00PM
Art Space: Creativity for the Body, Mind, and Soul
      Art Space is a place to destress and have fun! During this weekly drop-in workshop, you will have an hour dedicated to hands-on creativity and art expression. According to the American Art Therapy Association, art expression positively impacts mental health and creates a healing process which provides a space to nonverbally communicate thoughts and feelings. This workshop aims to promote self-care, self-understanding, and personal growth. No artistic experience necessary- come as you are!

Friday
Apr 05, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

Wednesday
Apr 10, 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.

Friday
Apr 12, 2019
1:00PM
    -
2:00PM
Art Space: Creativity for the Body, Mind, and Soul
      Art Space is a place to destress and have fun! During this weekly drop-in workshop, you will have an hour dedicated to hands-on creativity and art expression. According to the American Art Therapy Association, art expression positively impacts mental health and creates a healing process which provides a space to nonverbally communicate thoughts and feelings. This workshop aims to promote self-care, self-understanding, and personal growth. No artistic experience necessary- come as you are!

Friday
Apr 12, 2019
2:00PM
    -
3:15PM
Resilient: How to Get Through Life’s Curveballs
      Whether we are college students or not, there are times in life when very serious and extremely challenging events happen to us. These types of events or situations are often referred to as ‘trauma’. This weekly workshop will help students: (1) understand what happens to us (physically and psychologically) during traumatic experiences; (2) understand the difference between typical or “normal” versus more concerning reactions to traumatic experiences; (3) understand what are some of the factors that promote recovery and foster resilience; and (4) learn specific strategies to manage the distress associated with recovering from traumatic or extremely stressful situations. IMPORTANT: Please note attendees will not be asked to share/discuss any details of traumatic experience(s). While attendees are welcome (and encouraged) to ask questions, this workshop is not interactive and is designed to be educational in nature.

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.