Check back for information about programs coming up during the 2016-2017 year!


Is Gambling Creating Problems for you?

Problem Gambling Information Table

Friday, March 24

Commons Table, during lunch

 

Treatment for problem gambling is not only available, but is also effective in improving the lives of problem gamblers & their families. 

For more information in Iowa, call 1-800-BETS OFF, or visit https://1800betsoff.org/.

 

The SASC Gambling Treatment Program will be hosting the table with information about problem gambling and helping resources. For more info about the SASC visit www.sasc-dbq.org.

 



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Got stress?

Come de-stress with invited staff, faculty, community members, and their furry friends at

Pet Therapy

Pet Therapy

Monday, April 10

11:15am-12:45pm

Dogs on the OC, Cats in Shaw,

& donkeys on the Ped Mall if the weather cooperates!


 
Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Residence Life, and Psi Chi
Questions? call the Counseling Center at 319-895-4292 or email counseling
 

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Share Your Story

This Is My Brave, The Show, is coming to Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in Ballantyne Auditorium.  The mission of This Is My Brave, a mental health nonprofit, is to end the stigma that continues to surround mental health issues through a live presentation of touching essays, poetry and original music from individuals living with, or loving someone with, a mental health issue.  The show is powerful, thought-provoking and compelling.  They are currently accepting submissions of individuals who want to share their story.  Submissions must be under five minutes.  Be creative, it’s YOUR story!  This is open to anyone in the community.  The submission deadline is February 17th.  For more information or to submit work, email brook@thisismybrave.org.  


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  Stay tuned for informationa about Block 8's Stress Free Zone with free chair massages...

 


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The RAD (Rape Aggresssion Defense) Basic Self-Defense Class for Women is generally offered once each semester.  If you have a group of women who'd like to take the class at another time, it may be possible to arrange an additional class.  Some important information:  the program consists of 12 hours of instructional training and simulation and participants must complete at least the first 9 hours of instruction in order to complete the class, participation fee is $25, the minimum class size is 6 participants and the maximum is 12.  For more information contact Brenda at x4292 (319-895-4292) or Officer Gehrke (319-895-6141).

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Previous Programs:

Love Your Body Wellness Fair, Mon., Feb. 13, 11am-1pm, on & around the OC; sponsored by the Health Center, Counseling Center, and almost 20 other campus departments & local wellness-related businesses

Stress Free Zone, Tues., Jan. 31, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the OC, Sponsored by The Counseling Center & Art Box LLC

Stress Free Zone, Thurs., Dec. 15, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Art Box LLC

Hygge, Monday, Dec. 12, 7-9pm ("Hygge" -pronounced "hoo-ga"- means to make things cozy, to create well-being, connection and warmth; it's a feeling of belonging to the moment and to each other); Sponsored by the Health Center, the Counseling Center, and Intercultural Life

Mental Health Wellness Week, Nov. 14-18:
     Pet Therapy,
Mon., Nov. 14, 11:15am-12:45pm, Dogs on the OC, Cats in Shaw; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Residence Life, & Psi Chi
     What Can I Do:  How to Recognize and Help When Someone is in Distress, Thurs., Nov. 17, 11:15am-12:15pm, Stockholm Room of the Commons

RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Basic Self-Defense Class for Women, 9/8, 9/9, 9/15, 9/16, 9/22, 9/23;  Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Campus Safety, and the MVPD.

Stress Free Zone, Mon., Sept. 26,11:15am-12:45pm,on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Art Box LLC

Stress Free Zone, Tues., April 26, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Psi Chi, Intercultural Life, Chaplain & Spiritual Life, Intramurals & Wellness, Civic Engagement, Residence Life, and the Health Center

Pet Therapy, Thurs., March 31, 11:15am-12:45pm, Dogs on the OC, Cats in Shaw; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Residence Life, and PsiChi

SASC Gambling Information Table, Tues., March 22, 11am-1pm, Thomas Commons; Questions?  Contact the Substance Abuse Services Center at 319-294-1599

Wellness Fair, Thurs., Jan. 28, 11am-1pm, on the OC; Sponsored by the Health Center, Counseling Center, and various local offices and businesses

Stress Free Zone,  Tues., Jan. 26, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center & Health Professions Society

Pet Therapy, Tues., Nov. 10, 11:15am-12:45pm, Dogs on the OC, Cats in Hedges; Sponsored by the Counseling Center & Residence Life; Check out this video featuring pets and Cornell students!

Stress Free Zone, Mon., Sept. 14, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the Orange Carpet