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Health-Related Workshops

Health Promotion and Wellness staff and trained peer health educators provide workshops on a wide variety of health topics.  We conduct workshops for academic classes, student organizations, student clubs, and residence hall floors. Below is a brief description of the workshops we provide.  Please complete the form below to make an official request.  We do require two weeks’ notice for all workshop requests.

To schedule a workshop, please submit the form at least two weeks in advance. A member of the Health Promotion and Wellness team will be in touch with you shortly.

Workshops facilitated by professional staff

Alcohol Workshop (60 minutes)

Get the facts about BAC, standard drinks, and high-risk drinking. Learn strategies to stay safe and reduce negative outcomes of drinking.

How to Help a Friend with an Eating Disorder (90 minutes)

Close friends play a significant role in guiding and supporting others.  In many cases, individuals with eating disorders cannot recognize a need for help in themselves, but a strong, caring friend can make a difference (NEDA).  Learn about steps to talk to a friend who may have an eating disorder, learn about the resources available on campus, and learn ways to foster a body-positive environment. Delivered by a staff member and a peer educator. 

Flourish Penn State: Live Well, Learn Well Workshop (50 minutes)

Learn about how to challenge the belief about what a successful college experience looks like. You will be introduced to flourishing practices and resources to support resiliency and well-being.

Mindfulness and Compassion Workshop (60 minutes)

Learn about the concepts of mindfulness and compassion and how these concepts are linked to your overall well-being. You will be introduced to techniques to help you become more resilient and better able to manage your stress.

Workshops facilitated by trained peer educators

Got Sleep? (50 minutes)

Make adequate sleep a priority! Learn how sleep impacts academic success, health, and well-being, and leave with tips to improve your sleep to help you feel energized.

Mission: Nutrition (50 minutes)

Boost your nutrition knowledge! Learn how to create a balanced plate and distinguish nutrition fact from fiction. 

Safer Sex Party (50 minutes)

Make your sexual health a priority! Learn about sexually transmitted infections and strategies to practice safer sex. 

Stress Less (50 minutes)

Take a deep breath and manage your stress! Learn about the different types of stress and practice evidence-based strategies to help manage stress.

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Health Promotion & Wellness

020 Intramural (IM) Building
University Park, PA 16802


Our events and programs are open to all students regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, or any other protected class. Student Affairs is committed to building a community of belonging for all.