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Wellness Programming

Live Well

From Safety Week to celebrating the end of the semester with a No Stress Zone, we offer a variety of programs to help educate you on important wellness topics.

Wellness Calendar of Events 2016/2017

Going on Now! 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday in the Health Center, Flu Shots
Don't get caught off guard! Get your flu shot! $20 for full-time students. Checks, debit/credit cards accepted (no cash).

askeva150Going on Now! Ask Eva Blog
Go ahead. Ask your sexual health question http://askevablog.wordpress.com/blog/.
October 24-28, Safety Week & Keys to Drinking
Look for Keys to Drinking and drug education posters, PSAs and tweets
all week long. Additional safety week programming includes:

October 24 - Step Up! Bystander Awareness 
3 p.m.--Garst Hall--Free food--FYE and IS Approved

October 25 -- Self-Defense Class taught by OPD
4 p.m.--Rike Dance Room--FYE and IS Approved

October 26 - Sex: Just So You Know
Dr. Eva Fried, Assistant Professor, Nursing
12:00 noon – Campus Center Room 3 - Free Pizza--FYE and IS Approved

October 26 - Team Consent
Student Facilitators
6:00 p.m. – Towers 116--FYE and IS Approved

October 26-November 9, Wellness Wednesdays
FYE and IS Approved programming include:

October 26 - Sex: Just So You Know
Dr. Eva Fried, Assistant Professor, Nursing
12:00 noon – Campus Center Room 3 - Free Pizza!

October 26 - Team Consent
Student Facilitators
6:00 p.m. – Towers 116

November 2 - Positivity: It’s a Choice
Dr. Kathy Ryan, Director of Counseling
12:00 noon – Campus Center Room 3 - Free Pizza!

November 2 - Student Speak Out on Mental Health
Counseling Services and Peer Wellness Advocates
7:00 p.m. – Campus Center Room 1

November 9, 2016 - Ally Project
Rev. Judy Guion-Utsler, Chaplain and Student Allies
12:00 noon – Campus Center Room 3 - Free Pizza!

November 9, 2016 - SafeZone Lgbtqia+ 101
Student Facilitators
6:00 p.m. – Towers 116

November 30 and April 19, 4-6 p.m. in the Campus Center: Yes to Sleep; No to Stress Zone 
Unwind and relax during exam week!

February 14, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Campus Center: Happy Valentine's Day! 
Visit our Valentine's day booth to learn more about healthy relationships and responsible drinking. Cute T-shirts for your stuffed animal provided!

Through February 24, Just in time for spring break

By this time, we are all ready for someplace warm. Watch for important information on smart drinking, drug misuse, partying and general safety. We will hand out cool give-a-ways.

March 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Health Center: STI Testing
Bring home something other than a suntan while on Spring Break? Free STI testing will be available in the health center on March 16. Questions? Call the Student Health Center at 614.823.1345 or visit www.equitashealth.com.

March 23, 4 p.m. in Towers 112:  I Am Complete: Eating Disorders & Self-Esteem
Learn about eating disorders from an expert from the Center for Balanced Living. Find out how you can support a friend who suffers from an eating disorder, and learn the psychology behind our tendency to constantly compare our attributes and achievements with those of others. FYE and IS approved

April 11, 8-9:30 p.m. at the Campus Center: "Take Back the Night"
Wellness is partnering with Tau Epsilon Mu to discuss and raise awareness about relationship violence. FYE and IS approved

April 18, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Counseling Center: Stress Relief is On The Way!
Visit 146 W. Home Street for fun, food, games and canine friends. Get to know the Counseling Center as a great resource--no problem is too big or too small! Brought to you by the students of COMM 3500. Follow them @humansofotterbein on Instagram and like Humans of Otterbein on Facebook.

April 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Counseling Center: Relax S'More; Stress Less
Visit the Wellness and Counseling booths at the Wellness Fair, and make your own S'Mores!

Maymester Choices Class: A For-Credit Alcohol Education Course
Get a wellness credit during Maymester and learn important strategies for great decision-making. 

Wellness Topics

The topics below are addressed throughout the year through various programming:

  • Alcohol
  • Substance abuse
  • Stress management
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexual health
  • Sexual assault
  • Women's issues
  • Rx drug awareness

Wellness-sponsored programs are designed to increase awareness on these important topics and help students develop strategies for handling issues that arise during the college years.

Students are encouraged to join support groups or schedule an appointment to see a counselor on campus when they are confronted with personal challenges or simply need an outside resource to speak with.

Be a Flu Fighter: Get Healthy - Stay Healthy
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/ Office of Student Conduct & Wellness

The Office of Student Conduct and Wellness is located in the Office of Student Affairs in the back of Hanby Hall on Cochran Alley.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (summer)

Julie Saker,  Associate Dean of Students
Jill McCullough, asst. director
p / 614.823.1250
e / wellness@otterbein.edu