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Health Services Calendar of Events, Fall 2017....stay tuned for more details in the fall

New Program: Diabetes support group. Thursdays at 4:30, in the Dining Center conference room (inside main entrance, take a right). For students living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and for students who'd like to learn more about diabetes. Facilitated by Dr. Mitzi Doane.

“The Outpost”. The Medical Outpost is a drop-in program in the Kirby Student Center staffed by Health Services medical professionals.  The program is intended to conveniently address students' health questions and concerns; and to provide information about Health Services and referrals to HS as necessary. The Outpost will not be set up for exams or prescriptions.  Details:  The Studio, KSC;  Tuesdays, 11:30am-1pm; No appointment necessary. *The Outpost is informational, and is not set up to treat or fully evaluate medical symptoms

“Calm”.  Join us for brief relaxation sessions in the Library!  We will practice a different technique each week intended to help students actively de-stress.  Sessions are offered on Mondays from 2-3pm and on Tuesdays, 2-3pm, though most sessions will last only 30 minutes.  Library 119. Just drop-in!  Tea and snacks will be available. Sponsored by Health Services, The Kathryn A. Martin Library, and Disability Resources.

Pet Away Worry and Stress monthly events!! 11am-1pm in the Kirby Student Lounge on select dates: TBA. The focus of PAWS is to decrease stress-levels in students, faculty and staff, with therapy animals. This collaborative event is sponsored by Animal Allies, UMD Employee Wellness Program, KUMD, The Kathyrn A. Martin Library, UMD Health Services, and UMD Wellness Collaborative, UMD Serve, Office of Environmental Health & Safety, and Kirby Student Center.

 Let’s Talk.  “Let’s Talk” is a program that provides easy access to brief, informal, and confidential consultations with counselors from UMD Health Services.  Drop-in for support and resources – no appointment necessary!! Mondays 10am-12pm, and Thursdays 1-3pm in Kirby Student Center 361.

Grief Support Group. Every Wednesday evening.  The group will meet in RDC 301 (across from the dining center). Choose your group time, 4-5:30pm or 6-7:30pm.  Snacks provided.  Facilitated by Barb Titus, btitus2@d.umn.edu.

UMD Health Check. Free drop in health and wellness assessments and information for students! October 4th, Kirby Ballroom, 10am-1pm.

UMD Flu Clinics.  Free flu shots for students, and staff and faculty covered by UPlan insurance.  Tuesday, October 10th and Wednesday, November 1st, Kirby Rafters, 9am-3pm.

Rising Above: Developing Resilience to Stress.  Self care is at the core of well-being and essential to success. Experience the transformative power of community as you join a group of other students who wish to learn skills to rise above various life stressors.  Meeting dates are November 2, 9, and 16 in the TV lounge (KSC 273B).  Times will be 1-2:30pm or 3:30-5pm, based on the majority preference of registrants.  Please register by calling 218-726-7913.  The series of 3 workshops is FREE for registered students! UMD Health Services Counseling and Disability Resources have teamed up to offer students this opportunity. 

Introduction to Intuitive Eating: A non-dieting approach to healthy eating that honors your physical and emotional well-being.  This session will help you explore thoughts/behaviors related to food, non-hunger eating, body image and societal expectations. Monday October 9, 2017.  1:00-2:30pm. Gooseberry Room RDC 335.  Sponsored by Health Services and Dining Services.

Wellbeing Wednesdays.  Wednesdays;  Look for the Wellness Advocates on campus delivering wellness tips, information and activities. To get involved, contact Jerso, gayfl002@d.umn.edu.

AA meetings. Held weekly on campus during the academic year.  

Bystander Intervention workshops.  What you say and do can make a difference at UMD!   Attend one of our Got Your Back!  presentations this semester to learn more.