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Health-Related Workshops

Health Promotion and Wellness staff and trained peer educators provide workshops on a wide variety of health-related 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. 

Live Well, Learn Well (10-15 minutes)

Health Promotion and Wellness will introduce your class, organization, or club to HPW's services, programs, and free resources available to support student health 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 getting 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 how to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections. Free safer sex materials will be provided.

Stress Less (50 minutes)

Learn the difference between acute, episodic, and chronic stress. Learn evidence-based strategies to help manage stress.

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Health Promotion & Wellness

020 Intramural (IM) Building
University Park, PA 16802