After individuals briefly identify personal barriers to sleep, simple strategies for getting quality sleep will be discussed. Relaxation exercises such as breathing techniques and guided imagery are included.
Briefly explore the types, signs, and effects of stress; identify personal coping styles using a variety of activities. Focus will be on relaxation (including progressive muscle relaxation and laughter), so be ready to relax and have fun!
Prevent weight gain in college and for the rest of your life! Discover simple strategies for successful healthy weight loss and control through diet and exercise. This program contains information that you've always wanted to know about controlling your weight!.
What are some of the warning signs that someone has an eating disorder? What are some ways to improve body image? Discuss ways to improve self-esteem and body image and avoid the destructive behavior which causes people to hate their bodies.
Learn how to improve your athletic performance with good nutrition. Discuss foods, beverages and eating patterns which supply maximum energy and endurance. Learn facts about weight control, building muscle, and eating healthy through moderation, variety, and flexibility.
Invite a dietitian to dine with students. During the meal, students can ask the dietitian nutrition questions and discuss challenges to eating healthy. It is not a program meant to critique students’ dining choices. This program is intended for a small group of no more than 10 people.
Pills and diaphragms and condoms, oh my! Learn about the different forms of birth control available, including each method’s effectiveness, cost, and risks and benefits. Examples of different methods are passed around for participants to examine.
You don’t want another lecture. Learn about safer sex the fun way! Safer Sex Bingo covers common STDs, Birth control methods and healthy relationship concepts in a fun, interactive game. No computer equipment is required for this presentation. Includes condom demonstration activity and Q & A.
Learn about what counts as sex, risk behaviors of college students, and ways to reduce risk. This program presents positive steps students can take to reduce their risk of STIs and unplanned pregnancy, whether that means abstinence or safer sex. Learn about the effectiveness and cost of condoms, and explore the different styles, brands, and materials. A fun, interactive exercise with the audience is used to demonstrate proper condom use.
Got a question about sex? Is it silly, serious, or just curious? In this program, participants submit anonymous questions about sex and sexuality and then have them answered. Questions can be collected at the program or submitted in advance.
Learn about STIs, risk behaviors among college students, and ways to reduce risk. Gain in-depth information about three of the most common STIs: genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), and chlamydia. Cause, transmission, symptoms, detection, and treatment are described for each infection. Best suited for a lecture setting, such as a classroom.
Learn about breast cancer and how to perform breast self-exam. Breast models will be provided for demonstration and practice. Also learn about what to expect during a gynecological exam and the important role it plays for women’s health.
The Lafayette Crisis Center Speaker Squad will facilitate this program. Their
general program focuses on definitions of rape, aspects of date rape, rape risk reduction techniques, and how to help someone who was raped. Programs can be tailored to include information on rape trauma syndrome, drug-facilitated sexual assault, how to help stop rape in our society, the services of Rape Survivor Advocates, and/or how to become a volunteer at the Crisis Center.