Find and Request Wellness Programs

If you would like for a health educator from the Center for Wellness Promotion to come to your location (residence hall, student organization, class, etc.) to give a presentation, facilitate a discussion, or provide health education materials, please complete the form linked below. Completing the form in its entirety will expedite the process.

A listing of programs routinely offered is below.  We are also willing to work with you on a custom presentation if our routine programs do not quite meet your needs.

All program solicitations MUST be submitted by filling out a online Program Request Form at least 2 weeks in advance.


ADDICTION AND RECOVERY

Navigating Addiction and Recovery (60 mins)
Interactive Presentation

Objectives:

  • Reduce stigma around substance use strugges and increase recovery awareness
    • Addiction as a concept; SUD as a diagnosis
    • Risk factors for SUD/Addiction
  • Accurately define "substance use disorder"
  • Accurately define what "recovery" means
  • Identify appropriate resources and conversation navigation tips
  • How to be a campus ally

Substance Use:  From Warning Signs to Clearing Minds (60 mins)
Interactive Presentation

Objectives:

  • Reduce stigma around substance use struggles and increase recovery awareness
  • Identify symptoms of intoxication from key substances
  • Identify symptoms of withdrawal from key substances
  • Identify appropriate resources and conversation navigation tips
  • How to be a campus ally

ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & OTHER DRUGS 

Myth Busters - Perceptions vs. Reality (60 mins)  
This program addresses common misperceptions among college students related to substance use (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs).  Students will learn basic information about each substance, its prevalence on UNC Charlotte's campus, and how the misrepresentation of "campus norms" can contribute to the use of each substance.  

HAZE: The Movie (60-90 mins)  
Less than one month after arriving at the University of Colorado, Gordie Bailey was found dead of a hazing-related alcohol overdose.  His death was entirely preventable.  HAZE is the most comprehensive feature documentary addressing alcohol abuse and hazing on college campuses. **Film duration is 36 minutes and will be followed by a facilitated discussion and optional activity (pending time availability).

 


SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Sex: What's Your Position? (60 mins)
What is sex? What are STIs and how can you prevent them?  What birth control is right for you?  Get these answers, and many more, in this fun and candid program.
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SEXUAL ASSAULT, RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE, STALKING, AND HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

Interpersonal Violence 101 (45-60 mins)
An engaging presentation that teaches students about the most common forms of interpersonal violence that impact college students, such as sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.  After participating in this program, students will be able to:

  • Correctly identify the most common forms of interpersonal violence
  • Understand what does and does not constitute "consent"
  • List 3 types of abuse experienced in abusive relationships
  • List 3 types of stalking behavior
  • List the 3 confidential campus resources that could help UNC Charlotte students affected by interpersonal violence

Healthy Relationships (45-60 mins)
An interactive presentation that teaches students about healthy and unhealthy relationships, as well as how to appropriately intervene if they are aware of unhealthy relationship behaviors among others.  After paricipating in this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify 3 characteristics of  healthy romantic relationships
  • Recognize 3 characteristics (red flags) of unhealthy romantic relationships
  • Correctly define “the bystander effect”
  • Define SEE (Safe, Early, Effective) as steps to being an effective bystander
  • List the 3 confidential campus resources that could help UNC Charlotte students affected by interpersonal violence

GENERAL WELLNESS

Wellness Jeopardy (60 mins)
This program address topics including:  Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs, Sleep, Stress, Time Management, Sex, Bystander Intervention, Healthy Relationships and Consent.  This is a typical "jeopardy-style" game which enables students to get a broad understanding of general wellness topics and resources on campus.  The group will split into two teams and compete for the highest number of points!

Step UP! Bystander Intervention (75-90 mins)   
Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help, but didn't?  You're not alone.  Step UP! is a comprehensive bystander intervention program that addresses the psychology behind "the bystander effect" and helps facilitate skill-building for safe, early, and effective intervention.


DIET & NUTRITION

Customized Nutrition Program - Presented by Student Health Dietitian Katie Powers (45 mins)
    •  Nutrition presentations focus on healthy eating for short term and long term health and healthy weight.  The presentation can be customized to meet the needs of your specific group if adequate notification is given.
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*Customized Nutrition Programs on a variety of topics are available upon request

All program solicitations MUST be submitted by filling out a online Program Request Form.