request a WELLNESS workshop
The Health and Counseling Center' offers a variety of interactive presentations for classrooms, residence halls, and student groups. These session offerings address health-related issues that have the potential to disrupt a student's DU experience, so as to provide students with the information and skills that they need to make healthy and success-oriented decisions.
NOTE: The workshops detailed below are suggestions, only. Sessions may be customized to fit audience interests or needs, and additional topics can be addressed, as requested.
Alcohol and Other Drugs
- Pios Protect
Pios Protect is a bystander approach for students who may be in situations involving alcohol and other drugs. This interactive workshop features skills training, real life scenarios, and group discussions. (50-60 minutes)
- Alcohol Mythbusters
Think you know all there is to know about alcohol? Test your knowledge and see if you can differentiate between myth and fact with our interactive Alcohol Mythbusters workshop. (50-60 minutes)
- Pills, Pills, Pills
Have you ever considered using prescription drugs to help you focus and study? What about to let loose and have fun at a party? Learn about the real risks and consequences of misusing prescription drugs. (50-60 minutes)
For more information and to schedule an Alcohol and Other Drugs workshop, contact Gabriela Mohr.
- Success, Not Stress
Has stress got you down? This workshop will help students understand what we know about stress, how it manifests in our bodies, and how we can work to improve how we respond and manage stress productively and positively. (50 minutes)
For more information and to schedule a Stress Management workshop, contact Alex Limas.
"Be a B.O.S.S.": How to Harness Your Power to Prevent Violence
This workshop focuses on the issue of leadership on DU's campus and teaches practical bystander intervention skills for students to use in order to prevent violence from happening in our community. To "Be a B.O.S.S." individuals must: 1) Be Aware, 2) Observe the situation, 3) Size up their options, and 4) Speak up and act. This interactive training provides participants with the tools to know when and how to "Be a B.O.S.S." and helps participants gain the confidence to take action when it is needed, particularly around the issue of prevention sexual violence. (90 minutes)
- Support a Survivor
When someone you know and care about is hurt, it can be challenging to know how to respond in the moment. This training will give you information on how to best support a survivors' healing and connect them with resources. (50 minutes)
For more information and to schedule a Sexual Assault workshop, contact Gillian Kaag.
- Sex Trivia
In this interactive workshop, students compete in teams to answer a variety of questions about sexual health here at DU. Test your knowledge of anatomy, STIs, contraception, campus resources, and more in this fun workshop. (50 minutes)
For more information and to schedule a Sexual Health workshop, contact Alex Limas.