Wellness and Outreach Services
Outreach programming offered by the Recreation and Wellness educates students, faculty, and staff on holistic well-being to foster a vibrant campus community, as well as to reduce harmful or unhealthy behaviors within the student population. We host workshops and work to educate our community on healthy lifestyles. Additionally, we work collaboratively with campus partners to provide wellbeing resources, workshops, and experiences. Interested in hosting a Wellness and Outreach Workshop?
REQUEST PROGRAM HERE
We empower our community to:
- Make informed, positive lifestyle choices;
- Take responsibility for self-care;
- Achieve optimal levels of Well-being in order to reach their full potential.
Spring 2019 Peer Education Series - NEW THIS SEMESTER
Visit the Healthy Hilltop Well-being and Outreach table every Monday and Thursday in the Spring of 2019 to receive peer-to-peer education on various health topics, engage in interactive games and activities, and walk away with awesome prizes and resources! Students who visit are provided an inclusive, informative, safe and fun environment in which they become empowered to cultivate healthy lifestyles and promote healthy behaviors among the rest of St. Edward's student population.
|Health Education Topic||Dates and Locations|
|Alcohol and Other Drug Awareness||
Jan 24: 10am - 12pm Ragsdale Lawn
Jan 28: 130pm - 3pm Munday Library
Jan 31 1030am - 12pm Health & Counseling Center
|Healthy Relationships and Postive Body Image||
Feb 4 130pm - 3pm Ragsdale Lawn
Feb 7 1040am - 12pm Health & Counseling Center
Feb 11 130pm -3pm Munday Library
Feb 14 1030am - 12pm Campus Ministry / Chapel
Feb 18 130pm - 3pm Ragsdale Lawn
Feb 21 1030am - 12pm Health & Counseling Center
Feb 25 130pm - 3pm Munday Library
Feb 28 1030am - 12pm Campus Ministry / Chapel
|Nutrition and Healthy Eating on a Budget||
March 4 130pm - 3pm Ragsdale Lawn
March 7 1030am - 12pm Health & Counseling Center
March 11 130pm - 3pm Munday Library
March 14 1030am - 12pm Campus Ministry / Chapel
|Self - Care||
March 25 130pm - 3pm Munday Library
March 28 1030am - 12pm Health & Counseling Center
|Sexual / Interpersonal Violence Prevention||
April 1 130pm - 3pm Ragsdale Lawn
April 4 1030am - 12pm Campus Ministry / Chapel
April 8 130pm - 3pm Munday Library
April 11 1030am - 12pm Health and Counseling Center
April 15 130pm - 3pm Munday Library
April 18 1030am - 12pm Health and Counseling Center
April 22 130pm - 3pm Ragsdale Lawn
April 25 1030am - 12pm Munday Library
Custom Workshops and Education Resources Available
QPR Suicide Prevention Training
QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — three steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Those who complete this approximately one-hour training will learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.
Group training sessions are open to all faculty, staff, & students.
To sign up for one of these classes, complete our Program Request Form
AlcoholEdu is an online alcohol prevention program used on college and university campuses nationwide. The purpose of this course is to help you make healthy and safe decisions about alcohol while attending college. Whether or not you drink, this program empowers students to make well-informed choices and better cope with the drinking behavior of peers. The course aims to educate students about alcohol and its effects on the mind and body.
Enter the Registration Code edc53496 and click “I’m a Student” to create your account. When prompted, please enter your SEU student ID number to receive credit for completion.
For tips on leading a healthy lifestyle, safe drinking behaviors, and alcohol-free events and programs, follow Kip the Kid on social media @SEUKiptheKid.
Healthy Hilltopper Peer Health Educators
Healthy Hilltopper Peer Health Educators are a select group of students trained in public health, health promotion, social marketing, environmental change, and strategy. The Peer Health Educators are committed to working together as a team to educate their peers about issues related to health and wellness. Their goal is to positively impact the campus community by empowering students to lead healthy lifestyles.
Workshops and Presentations
Workshops and presentations related to health and wellness topics are available to the campus community upon request.
If you would like to request a presentation for your class, department, residence hall, or student organization, please fill out the Program Request Form
- General Stress Relief
- Self Care
- Intimate Partner Relationships / healthy relationships
- Alcohol and other Drug Education
- Nutrition Guidance
- Custom programs (financial seminar, forest bathing and connecting with nature, etc)
Don't Cancel Class
Need to cancel a class, but want to keep your students enagaged? Consider utilizing the Outreach and Wellness Don't Cancel Class initiative. Bring our Wellness experts to your regularly scheduled class for workshops on a variety of self-care, wellness, and well-being topics.
Helping Her Peers De-Stress
Learn about Marlaina Widmann and the idea behind 'Unwind Before the Grind', an event designed to help students de-stress before finals providing dogs, chair massages, yoga, art activities and healthy snacks.
It's OK To Ask for Help
We know that being a college student can be stressful, and reaching out for help can be difficult for some. Learn about our Health & Counseling Center and how they can help you stay in good mental shape.