Passport to Wellness is a series of eight sessions throughout the school year demonstrating different aspects of health through activities, games, and speakers. Some of the topics covered are Exercise, Nutrition, Alcohol, Sleep, Sexual Health, Mental Health, Finances, and more.
Students attending their first session will receive a "Wellness Passport" and a stamp. Collect stamps by attending the following sessions to win prizes. Students with 2 stamps get a free T-shirt, 5 stamps earn a free dual USB car charger, and those with the most stamps will be entered to win the grand prize!
Some benefits from attending sessions are:
- Information on financial health.
- Techniques for relaxation and stress reduction.
- How to communicate in relationships.
- Healthy ways to exercise, lose/gain weight, and eat healthy.
- How to study, take notes and manage time.
- Knowledge of safer sex and more!
** All sessions are on Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm in the auditorium of Gary A. Ransdell Hall, Rm 1074 **
Passport to Wellness Series 2013-2014
|September 18||The Dirt on the Dirty||Get the naked truth and have all your questions about sexual health answered by health care professionals including a WKU Health Services' provider. Join us while we bust some myths and learn about this important topic while playing games!|
|October 16||Watch My Drink||Think you can pour a standard drink like a pro? Come take the challenge! Get the truth behind hangovers, alcohol poisoning, and surprising facts about mixers.|
|November 13||Get Out of My Head
||In a funk, or is it something serious? Learn about common student mental health issues like anxiety, panic attacks, and depression and where to find relief.|
|December 4||Being Broke is No Joke||Learn how to budget and hear the do's and don'ts of building a credit score. Find out ways to save and cut spending so you can get the most out of your money!|
|February 12||Can You Talk the Talk?||Accents aren't the only difference in communication around here! Review communication
styles, conflict management, and ways to communicate effectively with friends, roommates,
|If You're Trippin' You Might Be Slippin'
||Hear the facts about usage on our campus and how it is impacting everyday student life. Learn about A-Motivational Syndrome and State-Dependent Learning and ways to do better without drugs.|
|April 16||The Skin I'm In||Portion distortion isn't just on our plates. Hear more about the changing standards of beauty today and how it is impacting self-image. Learn how to deal with the high expectations we face from both ourselves and others.|
|May 7||Walking Dead? Ways To Go To Bed||It's not the zombie apocalypse, but students aren't getting enough sleep. Hear what you're doing that could be keeping you awake and how you can rest easy in a noisy environment.|
*To earn WellU credit, bring your student ID with you to be swiped at each session.