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Fresh Check Day is an uplifting and engaging mental health and wellness fair with: interactive booths prizes (including a flat-screen TV raffle) giveaways (the self-care kits that everyone loves) Come to talk about mental health and connect with resources. Learn more Visit http://freshcheckday.com/schools/wesleyan-university/ For more information on the Jordan Porco Foundation visit their website http://www.rememberingjordan.org/ […]

Healing Forward: Self-Care for Survivors of Sexual Violence This group addresses the unique ways that a traumatic experience can impact self-care. Topics include: self-compassion, sleep hygiene, sex and sexuality, body image, creativity and play, mindfulness, and building healthy relationships Sessions will include art, movement and other activities. Email Alysha B. Warren, LPC, Therapist/Sexual Violence Resource […]

Stress Relief Practicum

Stress Relief Practicum Connect with others who are seeking self-care strategies for health and well-being. Learn new skills and tools to manage stress and take care of yourself.   Mondays beginning February 1st –29th from 5-6PM Meetings will follow an exploratory workshop format and participants will learn and practice different techniques for mind-body wellness each […]

The Peer Health Advocates (PHA) are the student voice of WesWELL’s health education outreach efforts and integral to the development and implementation of those efforts. Involvement in the group is intended to impact your own understanding and behaviors around health as well as educate and promote health to the entire Wesleyan community. We welcome students […]

Our 6 week MBSR based class now called: BPN: Being Present Now. Starts Monday 10/5 with a sample class on Monday at 9/28. To apply: http://mindful.blogs.wesleyan.edu/class/. This is limited to 25 students. In addition, Mindfulness with Brownies : every Wednesday at 7pm: basement Memorial Chapel. Informal, lasts 30 min. No previous experience necessary. This is […]

The Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group for female-identified survivors will be held on Tuesdays beginning September 22th-December 8th from 5:30-6:45PM. Meetings will follow an open support group format and participants determine group topics each week. Contact Alysha B. Warren, LPC, Therapist/Sexual Violence Resource Coordinator (awarren[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) to sign up no later than Thursday, September 17th. Reference […]

An informal lunch meeting where members of the Wesleyan community who are either in or seeking recovery can come together and share their experience, strength, and hope in order to support one another.  We will gather for fellowship, discussion and lunch on 5/1 at 12 noon.  This is a closed lunch, only for those in […]

The last of the three drug panels inspired by the Molly incident and arrests will take place April 28th, 8PM, in Shanklin 107.  This panel focuses on regional and national policy, and panelists are very signficant people in the field: Ethan Nadelmann,  founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in […]

The Allbritton Center For The Study Of Public Life is presenting three linked panels in its Right Now! Series titled “Drugs, Harm, and the Campus.” Please join us and contribute to these important discussions. Drug Use @ Wes Tuesday, April 7, 4:30 p.m., PAC 002 What are we doing about drugs at Wes and why? […]

Ayurveda Lecture 4/1

Ayurveda Optimize health through harmony. Learn how to maintain balance, improve vitality, and resist disease through lifestyle & diet choices. Wednesday April 1st 6 PM Usdan 108 **FREE FOOD** Featuring Marc Edwards, MD

Stress Relief Practicum

Stress Relief Practicum Connect with others who are seeking healthy ways to handle stress. Learn new skills and tools to manage stress and take care of yourself. Wednesdays beginning March 25th –April 22nd from 5-6PM Meetings will follow an exploratory workshop format and participants will learn and practice different stress relief techniques each week. Contact […]

Restore mind, body and spirit in this 9 week support group for female identified survivors of sexual assault on Tuesdays beginning February 10th from 5:30-7:00pm. Each week, the group will focus on a different aspect of building sustainable self-care practices each week.  Topics include self-compassion, mindfulness and meditation, mindful eating, creativity and play. In addition […]

Students requesting a specific housing accommodation due to a disability for 2015/16 must complete a Housing Accommodation Request Form and submit it to Dean Patey, Disability Resources, (North College – Room 021), no later than Thursday, February 12, 2015. This includes students who have previously requested and been approved for a housing accommodation in the […]

Mindfulness and Wesleyan A 6-week course on Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm, beginning on 1/26/15 During this non-credit course, students will be introduced to various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness, including sitting meditation and yoga. These modalities are designed to aid in stress and anxiety reduction, and when practiced diligently, may also offer opportunities for […]

STUDENT-RUN GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP (Sponsored by the office of Counseling and Psychological Services) CAPS Meets: Weekly, every Tuesday Time: 7:00pm Location: Solarium (Room 201) (2nd fl., Davison Health Center) Intended to create a network of support for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Please feel free to come and leave when […]

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