Memorial University Wellness Program Events
Spring and Summer 2014
Get the most out of Memorial by attending our awareness/education/intervention events throughout the semester.
We have everything you need to know!
"Trojan Trolley Tuesdays"-UC 3rd floor-Tuesdays 10am-2pm
Protect yourself and your partner by buying some condoms every Tuesday from 10-2 on the third floor of the UC. Get 8 condoms for $2; an assortment of colors and styles available. Remember: "No Glove...No Love!"
Oasis/Therapy Dogs/Wellness Resource Kiosk-UC 3rd floor-Thursdays 10am-2pm
Need to de-stress? Come visit the Oasis and receive a free snack of popcorn, have a chat and pet or hug a therapy dog. Visit the Wellness Resource Kiosk/Displays to get information on a variety of health topics, find resources for papers and assignments, and speak to peers!
Healthy Lifestyle Group for 8 weeks-12noon-UC5002 starting June 11
Small changes = Big differences! Attend our Healthy Lifestyles Group and find out what works for you. Incorporating activity and healthy eating habits into your lifestyle has many positive health benefits. The Wellness Program is offering a free 8 week Healthy Lifestyles group to help you reach your health goals. Sessions begin June 11, 2014 and are held at the Counselling Centre UC 5002 in a comfortable and private setting. Pre-registration is required. Please bring along your own lunch! Call 864-2659 for more information.
Peer Helper Volunteer Program
For more information contact Kelly Neville, Wellness Coordinator at 864-8874 or drop by the Wellness Office at UC5002A or call 864-2659 to speak to one of the student volunteers.
To complete an application please see the following Peerhelper application
Free Server Intervention Training Sessions
Now offered as a D2L Online Course! Contact Kelly Neville, Wellness Coordinator to inquire!
To register for the course or for more information please see the Server Intervention Training (Alcohol Server Program) home page http://www.mun.ca/counselling/home/SIT.php
Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops: Improving
Health: My Way-September, 2014
This is a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for individuals with chronic disease (including mental health), their family members, and caregivers. The program is based on the assumption that individuals with chronic disease share similar symptoms and daily challenges associated with their disease. The free workshops are offered 2 ½ hours once a week for 6 weeks-Friday afternoons 12:00-2:30pm at the University Counselling Centre-UC5002, and each session covers different topics related to better self-management. The goal of the workshop is to give people the skills to better self-manage and to take control of their health.
Mental Health Screening-September 24, 2014
Feeling sad or blue? Irritable? Worried a lot? Drop by for a free mental health screening and receive information about how to maintain a positive mind. Professionals will be onsite and can answer any questions you may have. Come and visit us on the 3rd floor of the UC 11am-3 pm and learn more about mental health.
Terry Fox Run-September 25, 2014
In 1980, Terry Fox ran across Canada to raise money for cancer research. The Terry Fox Run keeps his hope alive that one day a cure for all cancers will be found. Registration for the event will begin on Thursday, September 25th, at 11:30am in front of the University Centre clock tower. The run will be held from 12:00-2:00pm. Come out, support the cause, and join us for a barbecue afterwards!
Heart and Stroke Foundation Big Bike-October 7,2014
9 in 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke. Help raise funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation by registering to ride the Big Bike. Register a team, maximum of 30 people. Each person must raise $50 to ride. Ride Big. Live Big.
Alcohol Screening-October 30, 2014
Learn what alcohol and drugs do to your body by coming out to this event and interacting with others from the community! Free Mocktails, beer goggles, and a DJ to keep us rocking! Concerned about your drinking or a loved one's? Visit us on UC 3rd floor of the UC from 10am– 2pm!
Mid-term Resource Fair-October 8, 2014
Failing? Academic problems? Just can't get it together? If so, we can provide you with the people and programs to help you out. The Midterm Resource Fair also brings together many of Memorial’s departments, faculties and schools aiming to provide undergraduate students convenient and timely access to campus resources that support undergraduate students. Drop by UC 3rd floor between 10am-2pm and we'll help you find what is right for you!
Celebrate Your Natural Size-February 2015
Self esteem isn't measured on a scale! Come and celebrate your natural size! Take the questionnaire to find out how healthy you are eating. Learn about how to live and maintain a healthy lifestyle. You may also learn how disordered eating or an eating disorder may be affecting your life or the life of a friend or loved one. Come and visit us on the third floor of the UC from 10 am to 2 pm!