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How can #BeWellUGA help you?

#BeWellUGA serves as a central mental health and wellness resource for the UGA campus community.

  1. Are there any free workshops or classes led by clinicians or health educators that can provide me with tools to manage my stress, anxiety, relationships, etc.?
  2. My student group is conducting an outreach event to build awareness about mental health. Do you have any materials that we may distribute to students?
  3. Where do I obtain counseling and therapy?
  4. I am a student leader (or UGA faculty/staff member). How do I request a health educator/clinician-led wellness program or training for my group?

More questions?

 Got a question? ASKSHACUGA   UGA Student Government Association

FREE Wellness and Prevention Programs

#BeWellUGA is the place to find all the FREE wellness and prevention programs hosted by the University Health Center. Check out all the amazing classes and services geared towards helping UGA students thrive physically, mentally, and socially. Please bring your UGA STUDENT ID.


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Healthy Dawg Kickoff

Healthy Dawg Kickoff

Thursday, Aug 30
12:00 - 3:00pm
University Health Center

Lots of freebies & snacks! Games, prizes & music!
Kick off Fall Semester at the University Health Center with free snacks, cool prizes, and helpful tips to keep you healthy and well at UGA!

During this FREE event, UGA students are invited to stop by the health center, pick up a punch card, and complete it for prizes -- all while gathering info about UHC services at interactive booths hosted by UHC clinics and student groups.

PLUS there will be FREE Kona Ice and photos with Hairy Dawg!

Magic 102.1 will be on site with music and even more games and swag, and we will also be joined by UGA Student Affairs, UGArden, UGA Recreational Sports, UGA Office of Emergency Preparedness, UGA Transportation & Parking Services, Taqueria 1785, and more!!

Check it out on Facebook!

Night Against Procrastination

Presented by Fontaine Center, Department of English, Division of Academic Enhancement, University Libraries

Monday, Sep 17
7:00 - 11:30pm
3rd Floor of Miller Learning Center

"Why did I wait 'til the last minute again?"

Bring your paper, project, or study materials and get ahead of midterms with...

1-on-1 help from the Writing Center
UGA Library Resources
Brainstorming assistance
Study break snacks & door prizes
Wellness workshops

September is Recovery Month

Presented by The Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) / The Fontaine Center

Sober Sunday in the Park - Sunday, Sep 16 / 10am-6pm, Sandy Creek Park*
(*$2 park entrance fee)
Sponsored by: Acceptance Recovery Center
· FREE Breakfast & Lunch
· Speakers & Open Mic Time
· Meditation & Yoga
· Fun in the Sun

Sober Stretch - Tuesday, Sep 18 / 7-8pm, Herty Field
Sponsored by M3 Yoga
· FREE Yoga Session
· Guest Speaker
· Refreshments provided
· Register online

WOD for Recovery - Sunday, Sep 23 / 12-1:30pm, CrossFit Liberate
Sponsored by CrossFit Liberate
· FREE CrossFit Workout
· Food Provided
· Register online

Candlelight Vigil - Thursday, Sep 27 / 7pm, Tate Plaza
Sponsored by Recovery Dawgs Foundation
· To remember and respect those we have lost to addiction
· Speaker: UGA Recovery Dawgs Founder, Sterrett Woods

What's On Your Mind?

Presented by CAPS

A FREE workshop on strategies to thrive at UGA
FYOS Approved!

Mondays, Sep 10 - Oct 1
12:30 - 1:30pm
Miller Learning Center, Room 214
Hosted by CAPS

Sep 10 - Understanding anxiety
Sep 17 - Calming your body
Sep 24 - Calming your mind
Oct 1 - Creating a lifestyle for managing stress

Real Life Insecure

Presented by CAPS

Wednesdays, Sep 12 - Oct 17
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Tate Center, Room 143

This six-week wellness and prevention workshop is focused on managing the social and emotional aspects of being Black at UGA. We will explore culturally distressing themes that impact African-American Students' academic success.
The workshop is loosely inspired by the hit HBO series, "Insecure."

1: Adjustment: I'm Here, Now What?
2: Facing Imposter Syndrome: Am I As Smart As I Think I Am?
3: Burn-out: Twice As Hard To Be Good Enough
4: Micro-aggressions & National Turmoil: Did They Really Say That With All That's Going On?
5: Relationships: Are You My Boo?
6: Juggling Success: Keeping It Together

Yoga for Stress Relief

Fall dates coming soon!

Drop-in class / Some mats available / Bring UGA Student ID
Instructed by Alice Huff, CAPS Counselor & Registered Yoga Teacher

WatchDawgs - Bystander Intervention

Presented by The Fontaine Center

(no reservation needed! FYOS Approved! )

Check back for Fall dates!

Learn the skills to help friends and fellow dawgs by recognizing and preventing potentially risky situations and finding realistic ways to intervene.
To register, email your name, UGA email address, and date of desired program to ktruesdell@uhs.uga.edu

Body Positivity Workshops

Presented by The Fontaine Center

Fall dates and times coming soon.

This workshop will provide an overview of positive body image and the media. Through interactive discussions of beauty standards and activities for challenging negative body talk, participants will be encouraged to think positively about themselves and focus on true beauty rather than unrealistic norms.
Hosted by BeYOU Peer Educators, University Health Center
Follow us for more details @BeYou_UGA

For more information, email advisor ShaRonda Cooper

Be Well Ambassadors, new student group! Recruiting Fall Semester 2018

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!