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Recovery@ Lunch 3/5

An informal lunch meeting where members of the Wesleyan community who are in recovery and those who are affected by a family member or friend’s substance abuse 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 3/5 at 12noon.  […]

Do you want free food? Do you want to boost your resume? Do you want to be a leader on campus? For the next five weeks, get a free meal, learn to host great events and improve the Wesleyan community by learning about bystander intervention, inclusion and social justice. AND, as a bonus, get a […]

The Sexual Assault Support Group for male-identified survivors will be held on Tuesdays beginning February 18th-April 22nd  from 5:30-6:45pm.  Meetings will follow an open support group format and participantsdetermine group topics each week. Contact Alysha B. Warren, LPC, Therapist/Sexual Violence Resource Coordinator for more information. Reference “Tuesday Support Group” in the subject line. The deadline to […]

Restore your mind, body and spirit in a 9-week support group for female identified survivors of sexual assault. Mondays beginning February 17th 5:30-7:00pm   Week 1: Why Self-Care Matters Week 2: Self-Compassion Week 3: Sleep Hygiene Week 4: Mindfulness and Meditation Week 5: Mindful Eating Week 6: Creativity and Play Week 7: Building Harmonious Relationships […]

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 it is convenient for you. Location: Davison Health Center Solarium (2nd floor)Time/Day: Wednesdays, starting at 7:30pmContact: slermansinko@wesleyan.edu, jmasand@wesleyan.edu, mmlinsky@wesleyan.edu Sponsor: Counseling and Psychological Services 

  WE Speak, WE Stand, Wesleyan’s Community of Care program, aims to create a campus that is actively engaged in the prevention of sexual assault and advocates for the responsible use of alcohol. The goal of the program is to empower bystanders to intervene in high risk situations involving alcohol use, sexual assault and relationship […]

Based on the positive student feedback last year, we are going to continue this initiative. This “Wesleyanized” MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) class  is a 6 week class that focuses on various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness. The goal is to give students a spiritual toolbox that is portable, replicable, and sustainable. Students […]

An informal lunch meeting where members of the Wesleyan community who are in recovery and those who are affected by a family member or friend’s substance abuse can come together and share their experience, strength, and hope in order to support one another.  At this lunch we will discuss some ways we can best handle […]

What if 5 minutes of your time could save someone else’s life? Wesleyan’s American Medical Student Association will be hosting a bone marrow registry drive this Friday, November 8th in USDAN 108 from 12:30 to 4:30 PM. Thousands of patients with blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, sickle cell and other life-threatening diseases depend on […]

Are you a first-year or transfer student and having trouble adjusting to life at Wesleyan? Maybe you haven’t formed a solid friend group yet, or maybe you’re not into the drinking scene? If you would like to meet students who are having the same experience, get support, advice, and maybe make some lasting connections — […]

Meets: Tuesdays,  7:30pm 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 it is convenient for you. For more information, please contact: Sarah Lerman-Shinkoff slermansinko@wesleyan.edu, Jasmine Masand jmasand@wesleyan.edu (774.270.2043), […]

HEAL IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS: The Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group (SASS) will be held on Tuesdays beginning September 24th –December 3rd from 5:45PM-7PM.  SASS is open to female identified survivors. Meetings will follow an open support group format and participants determine group topics each week. Contact Alysha B. Warren, LPC, Therapist/Sexual Violence Resource […]

A 6-week course on Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm, beginning on 9/30/13. 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 greater self-awareness and […]

Being on campus, it is often quite easy to live in a bubble and not hear about news that’s going on in the midst of work and things going on on campus.  However, one story that I have kept on my radar in the last couple of months was the Steubenville, Ohio rape case. Thinking […]

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) welcomes and encourages students to take advantage of the following services: Grief Support Group:  a student-led group open to any Wesleyan student who is coping with the death of a friend or relative Meets on Wednesdays at 8:30pm in the Solarium (Room 201) in the Davidson Health Center New groups […]

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