Wellness and Prevention Services is Here Serving Students
Wellness and Prevention Services is dedicated to serving students during the COVID-19 pandemic, and most of our services are available remotely so that all of our students, no matter where they may be, can access them safely. All of our services are covered through student tuition and fees. We offer:
A Collegiate Recovery Community - students seeking peer support regarding substance use, mental health, eating and other areas of recovery are welcome to join us on Zoom at Virtual Social Hours on Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm, All Recovery Support Meetings on Wednesdays at 5:30pm, and All Recovery BIPOC Support Meetings twice a month on Wednesdays at 5:30pm (upcoming dates are 9/09 and 9/23). Open to those in recovery and those contemplating recovery.
Connection Spaces - in partnership with Intercultural Student Affairs, monthly meetings will be held to support Black students, LGBTQ students and POC student via Zoom. The September Black Student Connection space was held on 9/03 at at 6:30pm. The September LGBTQ Student Connection Space will be held on 9/17 at 5:30pm and the September POC Student Connection Space will be held 9/22 at 6pm.
Peer to Peer Wellness Coaching - students can request to meet with a trained peer coach via text chat, voice chat or video chat to discuss reaching their wellness goals.
Stress Management Classes - students can sign up for free 4 week stress management classes being held over Zoom. New classes are starting almost every week up until November and students learn 10 different mindfulness techniques to help them feel less stressed and overwhelmed during the 4 weeks of the class.
Peer Education - trained peer educators are ready to virtually educate classes and student organizations, and are also accepting applications for those interested in becoming peer educators.
Events - we have many events that we are planning this semester. Our first ever Safety Walk was held August 25 - September 4th. We will hold a virtual Suicide Remembrance Night in November (date and time TBD) and we are collecting mental health stories for our spring production of y(OUR) Story 2021.
We are adding more services and events frequently, so the best way to stay up to date on what we have going on is to check our COVID-19 webpage frequently and to follow us on our Facebook, Instagram and Tiktok. Encourage your students to join us on Engage in order to receive emails regarding upcoming Wellness events.