Menu of Program Options
Programs include handouts and useful give-away items that serve as tools that facilitate getting from Ideas to Action! For example: a) sleep masks at “Z’ssss for A’s” (b) Cold & Flu Kits that include thermometers, tissue, salt and Tylenol with Cold & Flu Program and (c) DD wristbands with Designated Driver program
$ indicates fee for service
Alcohol and Other Drugs
Choose or combine several options that build on the No Ignorance-No Excuses (NINE) Initiative to Reduce High Risk Drinking and Drug Use:
a) Risk reduction and Resiliency: Identify impact of alcohol and other drugs on body, finances, relationships and more. Discuss effects of high-risk drinking (binging), identify ways to reduce negative consequences and discuss ways to help someone who may have a problem with alcohol or other drugs.
b) e-CHUG and/or e-TOKE
c) Designated Driver (DD) Training and Agreements
d) Under the Influence Simulations: Fatal Vision Goggles.
Body Image and Eating Disorders
Is distorted body image a normal experience? How to know if you or a friend is in trouble with disordered eating or body image. How to get help and healing for yourself or a friend. (45 minute minimum)
Discuss current contraceptive options, identify benefits and negative aspects of various contraceptive methods, and know what to do in contraception emergency, and identify and practice ways to discuss contraception with a partner. (30 minute minimum)
Cold & Flu Prevention and Response
One of the main causes for academic decline! Know difference between cold and flu symptoms, how to reduce risk for both and when to see a health care provider.
Cooking Workshops ($)
Schedule a hands-on workshop in Campus Health kitchen or another location. Request list of seasonal menu options and prices. (1 hour minimum)
How to use health insurance benefits, access health care services and improve health decision-making skills. How to use Internet to get reliable health information and how to access financial assistance for medications
Computer and video games: best friend or worst enemy for academic success?
What am I missing? Where do I get them? What will it cost?
Nutrition & Eating
Choose from several topics that focus on realistic personal goals for balance, moderation and nutritional vitality:
a) Eating in a Stressful World…how to build a healthy immune system
b) Power Foods for Super Students
c) Healthy Eating: is it possible on campus?
Learn how to manage chronic pain and how to avoid pain by applying ergonomic Interventions for backpacks, laptops/notebooks, workstations/chairs.
Physical Activity & Fitness
Choose from several topics that focus on making connections with resources, getting started and staying motivated:
a) You’re designed to move: overcoming barriers to regular exercise
b) Getting connected with a walking or running group
c) Yoga in the halls
QPR: Question/Persuade/Refer Suicide Response and Prevention Training
Participants completing QPR training will be able to: (1) recognize someone at risk for suicide, (2) demonstrate increased knowledge of intervention skills and (3) describe knowledge of referral resources and how to refer someone to help. (1 hour minimum)
Choose from several topics that focus on making value-driven decisions about sexual health that will increase self-confidence and resiliency: (45 minute minimum)
a) Talking with your partner(s) about sex and sexual values.
b) STI prevention, testing and treatment, including on- and off-campus resources.
c) Contraception 101
d) Emergency Contraception (“Plan B”)
e) HPV and Cervical Cancer: Resiliency and risk reduction guidelines. Access to FREE Gardasil vaccine
Specify: - mixed group - Male focus - Female focus - LGBT focus
ZZZZs to A’s Program teaches how to get better sleep to improve vitality and academic excellence
Smoking, Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction
How to decide when to quit and how to do it, including on-campus resources.
Students will identify personal stressors and their physiological responses to stress. Learn and practice a variety of strategies to maintain and/or restore mind & body balance. It is possible to be a less-stressed student!
Identify all the immunizations, medications and preparations required to travel safely. REQUIRED for most international travel!
Stress management & relaxation training (1 hour minimum).