Upcoming Programs

Have a great summer and check back in the fall for information on programs during the 2022-2023 year! 

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Need some virtual 'pet therapy' over the summer?  Check out aquarium and zoo live cams around the country, such as the following:

Monterey Bay Aquarium

MeditOcean series

Aquarium of the Pacific

San Diego Zoo

Smithsonian's National Zoo

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Mental Health Wellness Workshops

Mental Health Wellness Workshops are also offered each block, currently via secure Zoom. Please visit our website under "Our Services" https://www.cornellcollege.edu/counseling/services/index.shtml for more information. 

 


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Have you seen our Instagram posts?  (Some have been on the Health Promotions Facebook page)

Information on Aromatherapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) - please note that the sources for the list of essential oils for SAD were inadvertently left out - Robert Tisserand & Aromatics International:  https://www.instagram.com/p/CI3onJdnVNg/?igshid=24diniwgsdc7

Information on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD):
https://www.instagram.com/p/CIyX6qwHspI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

The Counseling Center's Block 2-3 bulletin board on "Election Stress Disorder":  https://www.instagram.com/p/CGnkmKBHO5k/

The Counseling Center's Block 7 bulletin board, on "playfulness":  https://www.instagram.com/p/B-QBcRUnpA3/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Tips for "How to Be Resilient":  https://www.instagram.com/p/B-X9DKoH-Vn/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Information on loss and ambiguous loss - "Grieving Missed Opportunities":  https://www.instagram.com/p/B-aSXlVnzUP/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link  

Tips for "Helping Ourselves During Traumatic Times":  https://www.instagram.com/p/B-p6VhonCzn/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link  

A "Creative Art Activity for Reflection":  https://www.instagram.com/p/B-xjzwWHcsp/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

A "Creative Art Activity for Connection":  https://www.instagram.com/p/B-7zaE2He9D/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

National Alcohol Screening Program & Tips for Managing Stress, "How Are You Coping?":  https://www.instagram.com/p/B_Nc-uQHxb2/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

"There's an App for That!" https://www.instagram.com/p/B_Xu_vjH4P1/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

"Sleep" https://www.instagram.com/p/B_kdlE8HwzZ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

"Aromatherapy for Sleep" https://www.instagram.com/p/B_xZAMUnbEt/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

"Anxiety, Part 1" https://www.instagram.com/p/B_0AJ1Dn8xX/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

"Anxiety, Part 2" https://www.instagram.com/p/B_498PBnSIR/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

"Future Tripping: When We Have No Idea Where We're Headed" https://www.instagram.com/p/CAFt2fwHayC/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link


Previous programs 

Open House, Tuesday, May 3, 11am-1pm Counseling Center and Health Center lobby in Ebersole Center.  Stop by and grab a cookie, ask a question, scan the QR code with links to information and resources for summer and life after graduation

Pet Therapy along with Surviving Finals, Monday, May 2, 11:15a-12:45pm on the OC and Ped Mall; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Surviving Life After Graduation Event for Seniors, Tuesday, April 26, 11:15am-12:45pm on the Orange Carpet; join members of the Cornell Well-being Network for information on life after college, such as tips for transitions and how to find health insurance and mental health care

Mini Pet Therapy along with Surviving Finals, Monday, April 4, 11:15am-12:45pm on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Stress Free Zone, Tuesday, March 29, 11:15a-12:45pm on the OC; Color, relax, get info. on healthy stress management and mindfulness, volunteer with Gems of Hope and make a Gift of Hope for a local cancer patient; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and NAMI in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Continuing the discussion:  How are your social identities impacting your mental well-being? Discussion Forum on Mental Health, Social Identities, and Self-Compassion, Thursday, 3/24, 3:30-4:30pm on the Orange Carpet; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Intercultural Life

Mini Pet Therapy along with Surviving Finals, Monday, February 28 11:15am-12:45pm on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Self-Care Event, Tuesday, February 22, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the OC; sponsored by the Counseling Center, Health Promotions, and the rest of the Cornell Well-being Network

Documentary showing at Ebersole, "The Mask You Live In", with conversation after with Counseling Center staff; Thursday, February 10, 7-9pm

Mini Pet Therapy along with Surviving Finals, Monday, January 31, 11:15a-12:45pm on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Stress Free Zone, Tuesday, January 25, 11:15a-12:45pm on the OC; Color, relax, get info. on healthy stress management and mindfulness, send a friend a note with an artificial flower, make paper snowflakes; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and NAMI

Student Workshop:  What Can I Do:  How to Recognize and Help When Someone is in Distress, Wednesday, January 19, 11:15-12:15pm Zoom; 3:15-4:15pm in Hedges (in the TC)

Faculty/Staff Workshops:  What Can I Do:  How to Recognize and Help When a Student is in Distress, Wednesday, January 12, 11:15-12:30pm via Zoom; 3:15-4:30pm in Hedges (in the TC)

Mini Pet Therapy along with Surviving Finals, Monday, December 13, 11:15a-12:45pm on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Cookies with the Counselors, Wednesday, December 8, 11:15am-12:45pm, Counseling Center & Health Center Lobby, in Ebersole Center

Aromatherapy for Relaxation and Mindfulness, Wednesday, December 1, 11:15am-12:15pm, Hall Perrine Room (TC); Sponsored by the Counseling Center, in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Mini Pet Therapy along with Surviving Finals, Monday,November 8, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Stress Free Zone, Tuesday, November 2, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the OC & in Hedges; Color, relax, get info. on healthy stress management and mindfulness; walk the labyrinth &/or get a finger labyrinth; discover how we are all affected by mental health challenges, either directly or indirectly, and can encourage and support one another; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Chaplain, Health Promotions, Academic Support, & Student Success Center in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Better Ram Sleep Event, Tuesday, October 26, 11:15am-12:45pm on the OC; information on how to plan a sleep routine, Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga for better sleep, making your space conducive to sleep, aromatherapy for sleep, and mobile applications that improve sleep.  Sponsored by the Cornell Well-being Network

Common Afternoon, Wednesday, October 20, 12-3pm, at the OC, Hall-Perrine Room, Hedges, and Kimmel Theatre; attend Berry Career Institute programs at 12:30 and 2, and Mini Mindfulness Sessions with members of the Cornell Well-being Network at 12 and 1:30pm!  Sponsored by the Cornell Well-being Network, and Berry Career Institute

Pet Therapy, Monday, October 11, 11:15am-12:35pm on the Ped Mall (weather permitting) and Thayer Conference Room; also check out Surviving Finals on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Safety Week Safety Fair, Friday October 1, on the Ped Mall over lunch, visit with campus offices, including the Counseling Center, and student orgs, and get information about various ways to be a safer student.

Common Afternoon, Wednesday, September 22, 12:30-3pm, at the OC, Hall-Perrine Room, & Hedges; Stress Free Zone (coloring, painting, word and jigsaw puzzles), yoga, Zumba, Academic Support program, labyrinth, and more!  Sponsored by the Cornell Well-being Network, with assistance from Student Affairs

Stress Free Zone, Wednesday, September 8, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the OC (Orange Carpet), get information about healthy stress management, pot a plant to grow with you while you learn and grow, color or do another DIY stress relief activity; sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions, in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Pet Therapy, Tuesday, May 4,11:15am - 12:45pm,Virtually via Zoom and in person on the Ped Mall; Sponsored by the Counseling Center in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Spring Fling!, Tuesday, April 27, 11am-1pm, on the Ped Mall; information about sun safety, sexual safety and consent, things to do outside around Mt. Vernon; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Health Promotions, and Health Center, in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Stress Free Zone, Tuesday, March 30, on the OC; get info. on healthy stress management, grab a coloring page to go, grab an academic planner for 2021, post a note of gratitude or positivity, make an 'aromatherapy gratitude egg'; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Health Promotions, the Health Center, & Academic Support, in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Mental Health Wellness Week, Week 3 Block 3 (Monday Mindfulness, Deep Peace Yoga Tuesday, Wellness Wednesday, Pet Therapy Thursday, Grab and Go Mindfulness Friday); sponsored by the Counseling Center, Chaplain, Health Promotions, and Student Life, in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Pet Therapy, Thursday, November 19, 11:15am-12:45pm via Zoom

Stress Free Zone, Thursday, October 29, 12-2pm, on the Orange Carpet, get info. about healthy stress management, make an aromatherapy 'gratitude pumpkin', get a Halloween themed picture to take and color; sponsored by the Counseling Center, Health Promotions, & Student Life in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network

Stress Free Zone, Tuesday, October 20, 11:15am-12:45pm on the OC; pot a plant, grab a coloring page to take with you and information on healthy stress management; sponsored by the Counseling Center and Health Promotions in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network