Our wellness programs are fun, interactive, and tailored to meet your group's needs. Programs are facilitated by Wellness Center staff and/or Wellness Advocates. Call the Wellness Center at 508-2530 to schedule a program for your group (Give us two weeks' notice, please!). Programs are available throughout the year unless otherwise noted.
|Party Scene: What's Safe, What's Not
||Hey party goers! Get straight answers to your questions about ecstasy, GHB, the party culture at LUC, alcohol poisoning, and more. You'll walk away with tips to improve your social life and stay safe. |
|Alcohol and College Life
||You name it - we can talk about it! Choose from topics including ways to be more safe if you do drink, alcohol poisoning - what it is and what to do, how much LUC students really drink, why drinking is important to some students and not to others, and laws. |
|Guess Who's Coming to Dinner!
||Invite a Wellness Center psychologist, social worker/counselor, health educator, or nurse to dine with your group and talk about wellness-related issues of the day. |
Availability: Sept. - Nov. and Feb. - Apr.
|How the Well are You?
||Come talk about the meaning of 'wellness' as it relates to cultural, social, emotional, physical, intellectual, vocational, spiritual, and environmental areas of your life. Explore and assess how well you are and learn how to make a successful plan for enhancing your well-being and that of your community. |
Availability: September, October, and February
|Sleepless in Chicago
||Tired all the time? Trouble sleeping? Sleep habits affect energy, health, grades, and mood. Return to your best, rested self by looking more closely at your sleep habits and learning sleep tips that will help you to snooze!|
Availability: October, November, February, March
|Colds and Flu - What Do I Do?
||Before you get sick, know what to do for a speedy recovery! This program will help students to 1) know how to effectively use self-care for a cold, 2) know when it is necessary to see a health care provider, 3) know how to prevent colds. |
|Ask the Nurse Practitioner
||Have a health question? This is a drop-in program where a student or group of students can ask or write down a question or topic and the nurse practitioner will respond. |
Availability: September, January
|Get Into a Food Groove
||Healthy eating in college is possible! Learn about easy and 'doable' ways to have balance, variety, and moderation in the foods you eat. Find out why breakfast gives you an academic edge and about smart snacking on the go.|
||Seeking better relationships? This program discusses what to look for and how to get what you want out of your relationships, like communication, respect, trust, mutuality, and having fun in Chicago! It also describes signs of unhealthy relationships and tips on what to do if you're in one. |
Availability: October, February
|Conflicts: Getting Win-Win Solutions
||Having a problem in your relationship with a friend, roommate, sibling, parent? This program will offer tips and discussion to help reduce non-productive frustration and increase productive communication and problem solving. |
Availability: October, March
|Acquaintance Rape Risk Reduction
||Over the course of a college career, up to 25% of college women will experience a completed or attempted rape. Men are also victims of rape. This program discusses ways to reduce one's risk for unwanted sexual advances and rape.|
Availability: September, October, February
|Let's Talk About Sex
||This is an informal discussion about sexually transmitted diseases in the context of personal relationships and values. We'll explore the many choices about sex and ways to reduce the risk for STDs. If you've got questions, (and people usually do!) this is an easy, reliable, and fun place to start inquiring.|
Availability: November, March
|HIV/AIDS: Staying Tuned In
||Being informed about HIV is important to preventing its spread. This program includes discussion about the transmission and prevention of HIV, choices about sex, do's and don'ts about testing, the affect the pandemic has had on each of us, and compassion for people who are living with HIV and AIDS.|
Availability: November, April
Call the Wellness Center at 508-2530 to schedule a program.
||Relax, unwind, and do something good for yourself. Learn and practice a variety of relaxation techniques and other strategies to help you manage stress.|
Availability: October, November, April
|Relax in Bremner
||Bring a crowd from your hall/floor to Bremner Lounge, CFSU, for hand massages, deep breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, healthy snacks, and information about how to cope with stress before finals. Watch for our fliers! |
Availability: December 3, 2002
|Homesick to Collegewell
||There's no crying in college!! (Not.) Feeling lonely, unsure of yourself, unsure about your decision to come to Loyola, out of place, and overwhelmed is normal first-year fair. Let's talk about how to make the best transition to college that you can. |
||Certainly you're expecting to change while you're in college; take charge of the process by learning how to enhance your change efforts. |
Availability: October, February