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  1. Where can I find free workshops, classes, or services led by clinicians or health educators that can provide me with tools to manage my stress, anxiety, relationships, etc.?
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  3. Where do I obtain counseling and therapy?
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Hi everyone! The Health Promotion Department is glad you stopped by. We know this is a challenging time, and for many of you, your day-to-day lives are upside down.

That’s where we come in.
We are trained dietitians, mindfulness instructors, wellness coaches, health educators, and clinicians at the University Health Center, as well as other campus partners, here to support your well-being on campus or from home. We will share ways to stay organized, strategies to wake up feeling rested, virtual workshops, and more. Along the way, we will continue to provide opportunities for you to stay connected, build community, and receive support from our team.

We offer a hybrid model of in-person, virtual programming and outreach for UGA Campus. FALL 2020 will be a virtual platform – please TUNE IN LIVE.

Stay in touch with us on social media @UGAHealthCenter and let us know if there are any areas of well-being that you would like us to cover.

 

Take 10 @ 2 with The Health Promotion Department
Join us for 10 minutes at 2pm to care for yourself! Mindfulness has been shown to help manage stress, get better sleep, and reduce anxiety. Join the Health Promotion Department from the University Health Center, Monday-Friday at 2pm, for a 10 minute mindfulness series. Each day we will explore a different mindfulness practice. Zoom link to access program: zoom.us/j/803920517.
Daily facilitators: Mon/Beth, Tue/Camilla, Wed/Staci, Thu/Molly, Fri/Liana

 

this series is available for all UGA community Daily Mindfulness, Mon-Fri
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator Kiz Adams, UGA’s Well-Being Coordinator
Mindfulness Moment – Participate in a daily mindfulness moment with your campus community. Every day at 9 am, Kiz will lead a short (less than 10-minute) mindfulness practice. You can join via Zoom at zoom.us/j/246032955.

 

this series is available for all UGA community Daily Yoga, Mon-Fri
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator Kiz Adams, UGA’s Well-Being Coordinator
Noontime Pilates and Yoga classes - Participate in free 45-minute Pilates and yoga classes at noon each day via Zoom. Kiz has been a certified Pilates instructor for almost 20 years. Join in here: zoom.us/j/745316447.

 

Nutrition Workshop Series
Led by Registered Dietitian Nutritionists from the UHC Health Promotion Department
Mon, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 5:00-6:00 pm
FYOS approved!
Register on Zoom: zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvcOyuqDoqH9SQh_94AxLQYP0dph-U759f

Oct 19: Healthy eating on a budget: Make that food dollar stretch! Learn about how to save money while preparing delicious meals and snacks.

Oct 26: Brain food: Participants in this virtual workshop will explore the connections between food, mood, and mental wellness and discuss strategies to use nutrition to support mental wellness.

Nov 2: Nutrition and sustainability: Participants in this program will explore the link between diet and sustainability and learn more about simple steps to promote sustainability while making nutritious food choices.

Nov 9: Intro to Intuitive Eating: Heard of Intuitive Eating, but not sure what it means or where to start? Join our UHC Registered Dietitian Nutritionists to learn about the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating and how to put the principles into action.

Nov 16: Getting a taste for plant based: Calling all vegetarians, vegans, or those interested in a plant based diet. Learn about the benefits of a plant based diet and get tips for stocking your kitchen and preparing delicious meals.

 

Turn It Up Tuesdays
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator and faculty partner, Barbara Powers, dance educator and artist teaching at UGA
Tuesdays, Oct 6 - Nov 10, 3:00 - 3:30 pm
Join in via Zoom for some fun, stress relieving dance activity! A short aerobic warm-up will be given followed by simple stretches and a jazz or modern inspired dance combination. Anyone can join, from beginners to intermediate or advanced movers.
Click here to register: zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvdOqgrjgsHNNznjhOzkBHKWi1WwmiObOK

 

Alcohol & Other Drugs 101
Led by Liana Natochy, Alcohol and Other Drugs Education Coordinator from the Fontaine Center
Tue, 10/13, 11/17, 12/1, 4:00 - 4:45 pm
Learn about harm reduction strategies to stay safe in an environment where alcohol and other drugs may be present. Bring any questions you may have.
Register once and access all sessions via Zoom:
zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdeyvpzgqGtSEpdx1k8o03-8ivR5rkgZ4

 

Chair Yoga
Brought to you by the UHC Health Promotion Department
Tue, 10/6 - 11/17, 6:30 - 7:00 pm
Chair yoga is great for those wanting a quick way to stretch your body, relax, and relieve tension. Join us for a brief chair yoga practice perfect for all levels. Incorporating mindful movement into your day has been shown to help manage stress and improve your sleep.
Join in via Zoom:
zoom.us/j/95928042408?pwd=S3Y5NU8yZ3A2bDJJRUtTU2oxZDIzZz09

 

Let's Talk
Let's Talk

Drop-in consultations with CAPS clinicians via Zoom
FREE and confidential (for UGA students)

Tuesdays, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm and Thursdays, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sign up to speak with a clinician about concerns, get help problem-solving, and learn more about counseling services at CAPS and other resources available to you at UGA and in the Athens area.

Let’s Talk Consultations are:

  • Free for UGA students
  • Offered on a first-come, first-served basis, no appointment necessary
  • Confidential
  • Informal and not intended to be a substitute for traditional counseling

Learn more about Let’s Talk!

 

Tea Well Workshops
Led by Liana Natochy, Alcohol and Other Drugs Education Coordinator from the Fontaine Center
Wed,10/14, 11/11, 12/2, 12/9, 2:00 - 2:30 pm
Learn about tea, the benefits, and how it can support well-being!
Students, register once and access all classes via Zoom:
zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUud-usqjktEtH32BaqyU1M54hvDFibNdbT

 

Body Positive UGA
Led by Staci Belcher, registered dietitian nutritionist, from the Health Promotion Department & Brittany Mauzy, LAPC, Collegiate Recovery Program Manager
Wed, Sep 30 - Nov 18, 3:00-4:00 pm
This 8-week series of workshops is designed to build the skills we need on a daily basis that can lead us to a more peaceful and healthful relationship with our bodies. The workshops will help you will build a foundation of awareness and skillfulness to pursue healthfulness in the way that is right for you and your body. Build community in a group setting and learn sustainable practices that will last a lifetime. Throughout the 8 weeks, you will learn strategies to help you Reclaim Health, Practice Intuitive Self-Care, Cultivate Self-Love, Declare Your Own Authentic Beauty, and Build Community. Each week offer unique tools to help you will establish foundational skills to allow you to care for yourself in a sustainable way.
Please fill out this application to participate:
bit.ly/BodyPositiveUGA

 

Well-Being Wednesdays
Brought to you by the UHC Health Promotion Department
Wed, Oct 21 - Nov 4, 7:30-8:00 pm
Take a break from your daily routine of classes and take time to connect with peers and complete the activity of the week.
Join in on Zoom: zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqfu-trD8oH9fvVlKLHthky8j8WE_d06Ib

Participants can pick up supplies in advance the week of this program from the Health Promotion Department at the University Health Center 8am-Noon, 1pm-5pm. If you live on campus, request supplies by filling out this survey: https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0U60Ly6xrjEICGN

  • Oct 21 - Paint Class: Turtle design painting
  • Oct 28 - Dig to De-Stress: Build your own terrarium/plant
  • Nov 4 - Paint Class: UGA-themed painting

 

UMatter: Stay safe and know how to help a friend in need!

UMatter - Upstander Intervention Signature Program

Presented by The Fontaine Center

FYOS-approved!

Thu, Oct 29, 2:30 - 3:30pm - Register online
Thu, Nov 5, 11:30am - 12:30pm - Register online
Thu, Nov 12, 2:30 - 3:30pm - Register online
Thu, Nov 19, 11:30am - 12:30pm - Register online

All participants will receive an Upstander t-shirt.
UMatter is an upstander intervention program that engages participants in discussion to support a culture that values UGA Community members who care about and help each other. In this signature program, participants will be introduced to strategies to safely identify and help a peer in need, discuss realistic and interactive skill building scenarios that cover a wide variety of well-being topics including mental well-being, interpersonal violence prevention, and substance misuse prevention.

 

Essential Oil Workshops
Led by Liana Natochy, Alcohol and Other Drugs Education Coordinator from the Fontaine Center
Thursdays: 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 2:30-3:30 pm
Take a break from your daily schedule and join the Fontaine Center as we discuss common types of essential oils, well-being areas they support, and instructions to make the blend of the week! Essential oils have long been used in the form of aromatherapy and aid with sleep, energy, relaxation, and more.
*Students will be able to pick up an essential oil blend after attending a workshop (more information will be given at the end of each workshop).

Register once and attend any of these workshops:
zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqfu2vrjktGte1n3gnCWgq-BoYkUb0kA8q

  • Sep 24 - Blend of the Week: Lavender, Bergamot, Ylang Ylang
  • Oct 8 - Blend of the Week: Orange, Grapefruit, Lime
  • Oct 22 - Blend of the Week: Grapefruit, Lemon, Peppermint
  • Nov 19 - Blend of the Week: Juniper berry, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang
  • Dec 3 - Blend of the Week: Patchouli, Lavender, Bergamot
  • Dec 10 - Blend of the Week: Eucalyptus, Lemon, Tea Tree

 

Koru Mindfulness Series with Michael
Led by the UHC Health Promotion Department
Thu, Oct 22- Nov 12, 4:00-5:00 pm
Join this 4-week series via Zoom for a deep dive into practical skills for mindfulness. Learn skills for managing stress, developing self-compassion, and getting restful sleep.
Register here: zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcod-6qrzsuHtWe5hY_AW7Z2h2Ml7pe-Q1W

 

BeYou Chat
Led by the UHC Be Well Peer Educators: BeYou
Thu, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 4:00-4:30 pm
Navigating body image in college is an ever-changing experience! Join BeYou Peer Educators on @ugahealthcenter every other Thursday at 4pm on IG Live chatting about all things body image in college—all bodies are welcome!

 

I'll Go First - 4-Week Series for First Generation College Students
Led by Shannon Bowles, PhD, Psychologist, UHC Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Thursdays, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 5:00-6:30 pm
First generation college students face unique challenges on a university campus that may not be experienced by their peers. I'll Go First is a free, virtual, informal topical series for first generation college students to have a space to discuss common experiences and share ideas. Attendance at all meetings is not required.

October 8 - Belonging
October 22 - Imposter Syndrome
November 5 - Intersecting Identities
November 19 - Communicating with Family

Register here on Zoom for each date you would like to attend: zoom.us/j/92731679069?pwd=N0tGZUFuR0NncmtpdTRJbjBzZTRLdz09

 

Dance at Dusk
Brought to you by the UHC Health Promotion Department
Thu, 10/8 - 11/12, 7:00 - 7:30 pm
Join us for a fun stress relieving hip hop dance activity! A short warm-up will be followed by a simple hip hop inspired dance combination. All students are welcome to join. No prior dance experience needed.
Register once and join any dance workshop via Zoom:
zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkc--orDMvHtBgfDGdZXEVgMtp_yE3mvlN

 

Stand Up Comedy 101
Brought to you by the UHC Health Promotion Department
Thu, Oct 15 - Nov 12, 7:00-8:00 pm
Stand-up comedy is a lot like skydiving. People want to try it but nobody wants to jump (die). Learn different theories and principles that professional comics use as their parachute during each performance jump. During the final class you become the star, performing your original material in front of a social distancing live audience. If “comedy equals tragedy plus time” then 2020 is a great year to start!

This comedy class will meet over zoom starting Thursday October 15 @ 7pm for 5 weeks with the final performance taking place in week five. Participation will be limited to 15 participants and is open to both students and faculty. Please call 706-542-8690 to register.

About your instructor: He’s been on Jimmy Kimmel, How I Met Your Mother, and Ritalin. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a masters degree in Higher Education Administration, Seth Buchwald has spent a decade performing at comedy clubs and universities across the USA and Canada. He also a Graduate of Second City and UCB and has taught stand up at Michigan State University. Seth regularly performed all over the world for Carnival Cruise line in the before COVID 19 times.

 

Let's Talk
Let's Talk

Drop-in consultations with CAPS clinicians via Zoom
FREE and confidential (for UGA students)

Tuesdays, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm and Thursdays, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sign up to speak with a clinician about concerns, get help problem-solving, and learn more about counseling services at CAPS and other resources available to you at UGA and in the Athens area.

Let’s Talk Consultations are:

  • Free for UGA students
  • Offered on a first-come, first-served basis, no appointment necessary
  • Confidential
  • Informal and not intended to be a substitute for traditional counseling

Learn more about Let’s Talk!

 

Stress Relief for International Students Workshop
Led by CAPS (Counseling and Psychiatric Services)
Fri, Sep 4 - Dec 4 (excluding Oct 30 and Nov 27), 9:00 - 9:50 am
A FREE workshop focusing on learning strategies to reduce stress in a supportive environment. If you want less stress in your life, please come join us on Zoom: zoom.us/j/97122645804

 

Koru Mindfulness Series with Molly
Led by the UHC Health Promotion Department
Fri, Oct 2- 23, 10:00-11:15 am
Join this 4-week series via Zoom for a deep dive into practical skills for mindfulness. Learn skills for managing stress, developing self-compassion, and getting restful sleep.
Register here: zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckfuuvpzouEtXtQ3HOpp2CPS9FD6omddxh

 

Feel Good Fridays - Well-Being Series
Led by the UHC Health Promotion Department
Fridays, 10/2 - 11/13, 12:00 - 12:20 pm
Each of these self-care activities will last about 20 minutes. Take a break from your daily routine of classes and take time to care for yourself. Use this link to register via Zoom: zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtd-GqrzspH9Yp1Cn1GtyPySCZPYww-JOs and access all classes. (It's okay if you can't attend them all!)

Don’t have the supplies you need? You are welcome to follow along with what you do have, try making your own, or order supplies online*! Please email Liana, lnatochy@uhs.uga.edu, with any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!
*Check out these tips from the CDC for accepting deliveries of online orders.

 

Friday Night Game Nights
Led by the Fontaine Center
Fri, Oct 23, Nov 6, Nov 13, 8:00-10:00 pm
The Fontaine Center is excited to offer online virtual Friday Game Nights! Alone or with a team, just come and have fun!

  • October 23 — Virtual Escape Room (Survive the Zombie Apocalypse)
  • November 6 – Virtual Murder Mystery (Lethal Lasagna)
  • November 13 – Virtual Escape Room (Exit Files)

Use this link to register: https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5iQlo3QkubKbBMp
Then the program link will be emailed to you to join anytime between 8-10pm.
With a team? Great! We will get you started right away!
Joining alone or with a small group? No problem! We will place you on a team!
You'll need to play on a Laptop or Desktop computer with a modern browser (Chrome is recommended). Games will take approximately 60 minutes to complete. We'll use Zoom to offer video or audio conferencing with your team and a link to the zoom meeting will be provided at the start of your game. You can load that up in advance with a free account at zoom.us. Good luck, and happy solving!

 

BeYou Workshop
Led by the UHC Be Well Peer Educators: BeYou
Tue 10/20, Wed 11/1, 6:00-7:00 pm
FYOS approved!
Join the Be Well Peer Educators: BeYou for practical tips on challenging negative body talk and a dialogue on social media, body image, and well-being.

Register to join via Zoom:
Oct 20 - zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqcOqurT0rHdBYCwr9dt7nFBhCEyQoEDeC
Nov 11 - zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAodO2qqz0oHtV0_BiFwtv32oc4gywNLoOD

 

Sexual Health Workshops
Led by the UHC Be Well Peer Educators: Safer Sex Ambassadors
Tue 9/22, Thu 10/1, Thu 10/8, Tue 10/13, Wed 11/4
These virtual workshops will provide an overview of birth control and sexually transmitted infections. Through interactive discussions, participants will learn about different contraception methods, reducing risk behaviors, condom use, and campus resources.
Register in advance on Zoom: zoom.us/j/93984876596?pwd=ZUNnTXJna3U1L21yc3FSYnpJUnc4UT09
Tue, Sep 22, 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Sexually Transmitted Infections
Thu, Oct 1, 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Birth Control
Thu, Oct 8, 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Sexually Transmitted Infections
Tue, Oct 13, 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Birth Control
Wed, Nov 4, 7:00 - 8:00 pm - Birth Control

 

 

Wellness Coaching
Wellness Coaching

Presented by The Fontaine Center

Free for fees-paid UGA students. Call 706-542-8690 to schedule an appointment.

A Wellness Coach will work with you to:

  • Set and achieve personal goals
  • Initiate and sustain wellness behaviors
  • Balance dimensions of health and wellbeing
  • Learn resilience and coping skills
  • Identify potential barriers to change and develop strategies to move forward

 


Mindfulness

 

this is an audio recording Part 1: Dealing With Stressful Times -- Intro to Mindfulness
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator Dr. Rebecca Shisler Marshall, PhD, UGA College of Education
Mindfulness can be defined as "staying in the present moment without judgement." In this session, you will learn about what this means, and Dr. Marshall will lead you through a brief practice of breath awareness to help calm the nervous system. (audio recording - 8:45 min)

 

this is an audio recording Part 2: Dealing With Stressful Times -- Mindfulness in the Body
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator Dr. Rebecca Shisler Marshall, PhD, UGA College of Education
In this session we will focus on tuning in to the body and using it as a tool for awareness, to be here, in the present moment, without judgement. (audio recording - 18:48 min)

 

this is an audio recording Part 3: Dealing With Stressful Times -- The Observing Mind
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator Dr. Rebecca Shisler Marshall, PhD, UGA College of Education
In this session we will learn another tool for being in the present moment and growing our observing mind: the practice of repeating words along with our breath. (audio recording - 8:50 min)

 

this is an audio recording Part 4: Dealing With Stressful Times -- Loving Kindness Meditation
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator Dr. Rebecca Shisler Marshall, UGA College of Education
Loving kindness meditation has been shown to increase positive emotions and decrease negative emotions. In this session we will practice repeating phrases of loving kindness to direct attention to feelings of compassion, kindness, and goodwill towards ourselves and others. (audio recording - 14:30 min)

 

this is an audio recording Part 5: Dealing With Stressful Times -- Mindfulness and Emotions
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator Dr. Rebecca Shisler Marshall, UGA College of Education
In this session Dr. Marshall will walk you through tools for noticing big emotions and helping to process them in this time of uncertainty. (audio recording - 10:38 min)

 


RSVP - Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention

 

RSVP Virtual Support Space
Facilitated by Caron Hope, Assistant Director of Health Promotion and Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention
Are you a survivor of interpersonal violence looking for support? Join the virtual RSVP Support Space via Zoom. Email Caron Hope, chope@uhs.uga.edu, for an invitation or more information. This is a safe place for survivors of interpersonal violence to chat with and receive support from other survivors. It's free, confidential, and moderated by RSVP Advocates.

 

Interpersonal Violence and COVID-19
While we adjust to COVID-19, public health officials have repeatedly issued the same important message: stay at home. Staying home and limiting contact with others reduces the likelihood of spreading COVID-19. This is especially important for vulnerable populations. But what if home isn’t a safe place to be?
Read more on the ugahealthydawg blog about this issue and safety information for survivors while sheltering in place.

 


CAPS - Counseling and Psychiatric Services

 

this is a video recording Stress and Anxiety Management Workshop
Join us for this four-part series on managing stress & anxiety. The first lesson focuses on understanding what anxiety is and assessing how it shows up in our lives. Learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises, and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping with these sensations. In the next three sessions, learn to develop practical skills on calming your mind & body, while learning how to create a lifestyle conducive to managing stress.

Week 1 - Understanding Anxiety: A Self-Assessment
Facilitated by Maggie Gibbs, LMSW, CAPS Case Manager
Week 1 Worksheets

Week 2 - Calming Your Body
Facilitated by Deonna Kitwana, PsyD, CAPS Post Doc
Week 2 Worksheets

Week 3 - Calming Your Mind
Facilitated by Krista Garrett, PhD, CAPS Psychologist & Jas McCalla, UGA Clinical Mental Health Master's Student
Week 3 Worksheets
Week 3 Cognitive Distortions Worksheet

Week 4 - Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress
Facilitated by Krista Garrett, PhD, CAPS Psychologist
Week 4 Worksheets
"Triad of Health" Tips:
Exercise: www.uhs.uga.edu/nutrition/exercise-edge
Sleep: www.uhs.uga.edu/sleep/sleep-matters
Diet/Nutrition: www.uhs.uga.edu/nutrition/nutrition-basics
www.uhs.uga.edu/nutrition/nutrition-intro
www.uhs.uga.edu/stress/alcoholanddrugs

 

this is a video recording CAPS Cares - Mindful Self Compassion
Led by Dawn Healy, LCSW, from CAPS
Join in this compassion-based mindfulness practice via youtube

 

this is a video recording CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 1
Wondering how CAPS counselors are personally handling COVID-19? In this video series on the ugahealthydawg.com blog, they’ll speak to you about how they’re doing and talk about topics that may be helpful to you during these times.
CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 2
CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 3
CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 4

 

CAPS Cares: The Power of Pets in the Time of COVID-19
These past months have brought so much uncertainty, worry, isolation, and unforeseen changes to our day-to-day lives, but ever constant are our furry friends who bring so many of us comfort and companionship. Read more on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 


Self Care Resources

 

CAPS: Self Care page
During this time, CAPS staff remains actively engaged in supporting the mental health needs of the UGA community in a variety of ways. Please explore our updated CAPS: Self Care page, as we have included a robust list of new resources to help you navigate what’s going on. We will continue to update this page as more resources become available.

 

UGA Psychology Clinic Racial Trauma Guide
Provided by the UGA Psychology Department, campus resource and partner to UHC
Developed by the Racism Pandemic Task Force with support from the EMPOWER Lab, the Racial Trauma Guide is a resource for crucial "discussions about race and inequality and to provide Black Americans with the resources to engage in cognitive, behavioral, and collective coping strategies."

 

#BeWellUGA at Home: Quarantine and Chill? Dating During Social Distancing
Check out these tips for dating and relationships during social distancing on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 

#BeWellUGA at Home: Finding a Routine During the Summer
If you’re feeling the impact of a new schedule or lack of structure, it can be helpful to create a routine that includes time for things you have to do and things you want to do. Some helpful ideas can be found in this post on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 

#BeWellUGA at Home: Make Time for Self Care
Need some ideas and strategies for self care while you are staying home? Check out the suggestions on this post on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 

#BeWellUGA at Home: Sleep
Sleep is the best way to maintain a healthy immune system and can have a significant influence on your physical, emotional, intellectual, and social well-being. At minimum, 7-8 hours of sleep per night is ideal to support the body and mind. Read more on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 

#BeWellUGA at Home: Time Management
The UHC Wellness Coaches share strategies to work, learn, and study from home on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 

#BeWellUGA at Home: Essential Oils
Looking for a fun project to do at home to energize and recharge? Try making an essential oil roll-on! Information & instructions on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 

#BeWellUGA at Home: Take Time for Tea
Learn about the difference between different kinds of teas and how to make the perfect cup on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 


Nutrition

 

#BeWellUGA: Eating Well During Times of Stress
What do you eat to take care of yourself when cooking feels overwhelming? Check out some ideas and encouragement on the ugahealthydawg.com blog!

 

this is a video recording #BeWellUGA: UHC Nutrition Kitchen Cooking Demos
While we are waiting to resume in-person cooking classes, our registered dietitian in the UHC Health Promotion Department has put together a series of videos to cook some of our classic recipes:
Egg Roll in a Bowl
15 Minute Pasta Salad
Scrappy Frittata (Full recipe - pdf)
Black Bean Veggie Quesadilla (Full recipe)

For students in need of support resources, the UGA food pantry is fully stocked and available for students in town. Students should call Student Care and Outreach (706.542.7774) to set up a time for pick-up or contact via email at SCO@uga.edu with any questions. Information about emergency funding and Graduate Student emergency funding can be found at the following: Student Affairs emergency fund and Graduate Student emergency fund. Bulldog Basics is also still running for students in town. Students can request basic hygiene items at: www.fcs.uga.edu/ssac/bulldog-basics

 

Yoga

 

this is a video recording 25 Minute Yoga Sequence
In partnership with Health Promotion and led by guest facilitator Barbara Powers, dance educator and artist teaching at UGA
Join in this 25 minute yoga sequence via youtube: youtu.be/HDk_uAOSheo

 

BeWellUGA--Find FREE wellness and prevention classes and clinics hosted by the University Health Center! Topics include Stress and Anxiety, Running, Yoga, Bystander Intervention, Dating, and more!

 

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