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UMD Health Services Calendar of Events, Spring Semester 2014

Layers are Sexy Fashion Show coming up next week, February 12th, 7PM in the Rafters
Crazy, off-the-wall, warm wear encouraged! Winner will receive a $50 gift card for Dick’s Sporting Goods! The categories include: Ice fishing in style, Cool in Carhartts, Clubbin’ in twenty below, and Intimate in flannel n’ fleece.  You can sign up as an individual or a representative for a student group. Sign up for as many or as few categories as you’d like! To register email Kristin Slaughter at

Let's End Fat Talk. Kirby Student Center 355. February 26th. 12-1pm.  Jean Baribeau-Theonnes, MSW, LICSW, Counselor at UMD Health Services will highlight how our words may impact body perception in ourselves and others. Find out what you can do to end fat talk. WRAC Brown bag.

Happiness 101 Workshops. Solon Campus Center 21. 5-6pm, on the dates below:
1. The neuroscience of happiness: Thursday, February 27th, and repeated on Tuesday, April 1st.
2. Using your mind, to change your brain towards happiness. Thursday March 6th, and repeated on Tuesday, April 8th.
The Happiness 101 workshops are presented by Michelle Stronach, MSW, LISW, Counselor at UMD Health Services.  Students can attend one or both workshops.  The same material will be covered in the repeated workshops in April.  Free and open to all students!! For more information contact Dori Decker, or Michelle Stronach,

Super Gay Cabaret 2014.  MPAC. February 27&28. 7:30pm.  The Super Gay Cabaret is a pee-your-pants-funny musical extravaganza featuring a series of hilarious contemporary musical theater acts that celebrate sexual identity and gender expression in all its diversity. Adult diapers highly recommended. Brought to you by the GLBTQA Commission. Tickets can be purchased through the MPAC box office online; students, $7 and non-students, $12. (some material recommended for adult audiences only).

What you do, and what you say, can make a difference.  Peer to Peer Got Your Back! UMD Bystander Intervention workshop. Learn how to intervene safely and effectively to create a culture of caring at UMD.  March 12th, Garden room.  11:00-12:30pm. Lunch provided!!  Free to all students!! Please register by emailing  Dori Decker, Sponsored by the Commission on Women, Health Services and the Peer Health Educators.

Emotional Violence Awareness Campaign at UMD:

  • April 3rd: Emotional Violence in Racism. Kirby 268, 1pm. A panel presentation by Susana Pelayo-Woodward, Chris Davilla, and Kaohlee Vue of the Office of Cultural Diversity. The panel will be moderated by Paula Pederson.
  • April 10th: Emotional Violence in Intimate Partner relationships. Say something. Do something. Make a difference. Griggs Center, 3-4:30pm.  Facilitated by Jon Barry, MSW, LICSW, Counselor at Health Services and the Domestic Abuse Intervention Program; and Blair Moses, Primary Prevention Coordinator at Men As Peacemakers.

Northland Community Wellness Day 2014.  Saturday, March 29th. 10am-2pm. UMD Romano Gym. A community wellness event designed to connect our campus and community to wellness education and local resources. The event highlights 65+ community representatives and exhibits, family activities (Zoomobile (10am-12pm), bouncy house, face-painting, rock-climbing) and 7 informational workshops.  Fun, inspiring and informative!  Free admission and parking. For more information, call Dori Decker @218-726-7046.

Pet Away Stress Day!! Cozy up to some friendly canines on Wednesday, May 7th from 11am-1pm on the Kirby Terrace (or Kirby Lounge in the event of bad weather). De-stress before finals! Sponsored by The UMD Library, The Office of Civic Engagement and Health Services. See you there!



Ongoing events:

Join Champ on his Path to Wellness. “Like” Health Services on Facebook and follow us on twitter @UMDHealthServ to join Champ on his path to wellness, and to learn more about our services and events!! Win prizes along the way! You can also learn about Champ's healthy lifestyle choices on our website.

Let’s Talk.  Kirby Student Center 361.  Mondays, 11am-1pm; Thursdays, 1-3pm. “Let’s Talk” is a program that provides easy access to informal confidential consultations with counselors from UMD Health Services.  Drop-in during office hours for support and resources – no appointment necessary!!

North Central Windows Program: Art Enrichment Workshops for survivors of sexual, physical and emotional abuse.  Open to all, just drop-in!!  Every third Thursday, 5:30-7pm, through the end of the semester!!  Kirby 268.

Grief Support Group: Every Wednesday evening in RDC 311 (across from the Dining Center).  Choose your group time, 4-5:30pm or 6-7:30pm.  Snacks provided.  Facilitated by Barb Titus. (

Health Services is here for you!

Mission Statement:

To provide students the opportunity to develop healthy personal lifestyles, help ensure their retention at UMD, and contribute to the overall excellence of their total educational experience. We will accomplish this mission by providing quality health care, counseling, and education that focuses on their physical, emotional, social, and intellectual well-being, and to be actively involved with all health issues that affect the University and community.

Call 218-726-8155 for medical appointments.
Call 218-726-7913 for free and confidential counseling appointments. 
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