Check back for information about programs coming up during the 2017-2018 year!
Motivated to Do Nothing? It's Not Just You.
Tuesday, April 17th from 3:30 to 4:20 pm in Russell Classroom.
Senioritis? Avoiding homework? Thoughts of "I'm a failure" running through your head? Attend this workshop on motivation to learn tools that change how you look at and move towards your goals and values.
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Good Roommates, Good Friends
Thursday, April 19, 11:15 am -12:15 pm, Stockholm Classroom
You're already friends. Next year you'll be roommates. What will you learn about each other? What will you learn about yourselves?
Bring your lunch and join a conversation about expectations and potential pitfalls. Take this opportunity to learn and practice communication skills to carry you through good days and bad.
Co-sponsored by The Counseling Center and Residence Life
? Contact KSlater
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
Join NEDA and their National Walk Sponsor Aerie for the Iowa City, IA NEDA Walk at City Park - Shelter #6 on Saturday, April 28th, 2018.
Raise awareness and funds to support the fight against eating disorders.
Walk Website: http://nedawalk.org/
Walk Fundraising Goal: $15,000
Contact: Paige Van Cleave at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
The RAD 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).
Block Break Workshop: Turning Toward Forgiveness, From Anger to Healing, Thursday, April 12, 10am-Noon,Ebersole Classroom; Co-sponsored by Spiritual Life
Pet Therapy, Thursday, April 5th from 11:15 am to 12:45 pm in Thomas Commons; Co-sponsored by Residence Life
Screening Day, Friday, March 30, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m., on the Orange Carpet. Didn't make it to the event? Remember the Counseling Center offers students free Online Mental Health Screening for depression, bipolar disorder (aka manic depression), anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (aka PTSD), alcohol, and eating disorders.
SASC Problem Gambling Information Table, Fri., March 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Thomas Commons
Questions? Contact the Substance Abuse Services Center at 319-294-1599.
Mental Health Wellness Workshops Information Table, Monday, 2/26, 11:15am-12:45pm in the Commons
Wellness Fair, Wednesday 2/21, 11am-1pm on the Orange Carpet; sponsored by the Health Center, Counseling Center, and approx. 20 other campus departments & local wellness-related businesses
Stress Free Zone; Thursday 2/1, 11:15 am -12:45 pm on the Orange Carpet; Co-sponsored by Artbox LLC
Hygge by the Fireplace, Pronounced “hyoo-guh”, hygge is the Danish concept of creating intimacy and coziness: a sense of comradery, conviviality, and contentment all rolled into one. Thursday 1/25, 6 - 8 pm in the Thomas Commons. Co-sponsored by the Health Center, Chaplain, and Intercultural Life.
Seasonal Affective Disorder information table and resources, Wednesday 1/24, 11:15 am - 12:45 pm in the Commons.
Oh Snap! Tips for Going Home Over Winter Break, Wednesday 12/13, 11:15 am to 12:45 pm on the Orange Carpet
Mental Health Wellness Week, Nov. 13-17:
What Can I Do: How to Recognize and Help When Someone is in Distress, Tuesday, November 14, 11:15 am to 12:15 pm and 3:15 to 4:15 pm, Stockholm Room.
Stress Free Zone, Thursday, November 16th, 11:15am-12:45pm, on the Orange Carpet; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Art Box, LLC, and Psi Chi.
NO FOMO Friday!
To wrap up Mental Health Wellness Week, the Counseling Center challenges you to put aside Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, etc., for a NO FOMO Friday! FOMO (fear of missing out) is what you experience when you compare your life to others’ highlight reel on social media. -Want to know more? Learn more about FOMO and tips for changing your smartphone use.
Monday, October 23, 11:15 a.m.- 12:45 p.m.; dogs on the OC, cats in Shaw, snake in Thayer, and donkeys in the ped mall (near Allee). Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Spiritual Life and Residence Life.
Stress Free Zone
11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 21 on the OC. Sponsored by the Counseling Center, the Homecoming Committee, and Art Box LLC
Amani Community Services information table
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, September 13 in the Thomas Commons; Questions? Visit Amani Community Services
Stress Free Zone
Wednesday, May 3, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m., on the OC; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Student Life, Chaplain & Spiritual Life, Residence Life, the Health Center, & Art Box LLC
Monday, April 10, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Dogs on the OC, Cats in Shaw, & donkeys on the Ped Mall; Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Residence Life, and Psi Chi
SASC Problem Gambling Information Table
Fri., March 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Thomas Commons; Questions? Contact the Substance Abuse Services Center at 319-294-1599.
Love Your Body Wellness Fair
Mon., Feb. 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 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
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
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