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WE CARE Wellness Presentations

To successfully schedule a program, the request form must be completed 2 weeks prior to the desired event date.

Mindful Mountaineers (50 - 60 min.) 

This presentation provides information about the importance of mental well-being. Facilitated by members of WE CARE, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will help them to identify reasons why stress occurs and stress management techniques including, but not limited to, sleeping habits and self-care. Participants will also learn about mental health on-campus resources that are available to them. 

Move More; Eat Better (50 - 60 min.)

This presentation  provides information about the importance of being physically active. Facilitated by members of WE CARE, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will educate them about exercise guidelines, daily nutrition recommendations,and how to include wellness in their weekly schedules. Participants will also learn about on-campus physical activity and nutrition resources that are available to them

Party Smart

This is an interactive, lemonade stand-style presentation that provides education about BAC (Blood Alcohol Content Level) and the resulting physical, mental, and emotional experiences endured from different BAC levels. Sponsored by the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services and facilitated by members of WE CARE, students will learn about standard drink sizes pertaining to different types of alcoholic beverages, alcohol use laws, along with binge and problematic drinking. Whether choosing to drink or not to drink, students will learn protective strategies that can assist them in the ability to make informed decisions for self and others regarding alcohol use. Time: 50-60 minutes

*Note: For a Party Smart classroom style presentation, contact Ben Asma, Assistant Director/Substance Abuse Counselor, at asmabt@appstate.edu.    

 

Repost:Rethink (50 - 60 min.)

This presentation provides information and skills about assessing the impact of social media posts, specifically as it related to suicide prevention and mental health. Facilitated by members of WE CARE, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will help them understand suicide contagion and apply safe messaging techniques in regards to social media posts. 

SEXplanations (50 - 60 min.)

This presentation provides information about the importance of sexual health and safer sex practices. Facilitated by members of WE CARE, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities involving risks associated with sexual activities, barrier methods, and barrier negotiation skills with a partner(s) and sexual health resources available on and off-campus. 

Take Control of Your Birth Control (50 - 60 min.) 

This presentation provides information about various birth control options as a means prevent unintended pregnancy. Facilitated by members of WE CARE, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities involving information about how birth control works, various birth control methods, and how they can access them. 

Take Ten (50 - 60 min.)

This presentation provides education regarding meditation techniques, mindfulness skills, and Koru Mindfulness classes. Students will have the opportunity to practice meditation and engage in group discussion, in order to help them understand how meditation can be used as a stress management tool. 

Wellness Jeopardy (50 - 60 min.)

This presentation provides general information regarding resources and services provided by Wellness and Prevention Services, along with additional campus partners, available to students at Appalachian State University. This program is meant to aid students to make informed decisions about their well-being during their time here. This presentation required a computer with internet access and a projector/display screen. 

If you wish to schedule any of the above programs, please fill out the Wellness Educator Presentation Form (This will take you to Engage).

Contact Kyra Patel, Coordinator for Student Social Wellness, at patelk@appstate.edu for questions regarding the above presentations.