Health and Wellness Center Programs

2021 FAll semester events

No need to register- just walk in!! 

COVID-19 Vaccines for All Students and ATU Employees
Monday, August 16, 2:00-4:00 pm, Doc Bryan North Lawn, Johnson and Johnson vaccine
Tuesday, August 17, 2:00-4:00 pm, Chambers West Lawn, Johnson and Johnson vaccine
Wednesday, August 18, 10:00 am -5:00 pm, Hull Student Union, Pfizer vaccine
Offered by Arkansas Department of Health
Any ATU current student or employee can drop by for a COVID-19 vaccine offered by the Arkansas Department of Health.  ATU Health and Wellness Staff will be present to answer any questions and assist with vaccinations.  Vaccination is the best way to help yourself, your family, and our community!
 
Health and Wellness Center Open House Drop-In Cookout
Monday, August 23, 5:00-7:00 pm, Outdoor Volleyball Court near Jones Hall
The staff of the ATU Health and Wellness Center will be available for students to drop by and learn about our services while grabbing some dinner at the cookout.  Drop by for some information and a hot dog or stay to play baggo or volleyball!  We're excited to meet you!

This event is sponsored by St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center and Turning Point who will also be available to share information with students.

If You're Not Snoozing You're Losing Workshop Series
Tuesday, August 24, 5:00-6:00 pm, Doc Bryan Lecture Hall
Offered by Kyle Wewers, APRN
Enroll in an ongoing workshop series to learn about the importance of sleep and strategies to improve sleep quality and sleep quantity! Anyone can come to learn about sleep but to participate in the study you must be currently enrolled, english speaking, with a diagnosis of depression and being treated at the ATU HWC. Students who are part of the study will fill out a monthly PHQ-9 and PSQI survey and be entered to win an Ipad or airpods monthly if you complete your surveys! 
 
Counseling Services Info Tabling
Tuesday, August 24, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, Chambers Cafeteria Entrance
The counselors of the Health and Wellness Center will host a tabling for students to gather information about mental health services and resources on campus. Stop by to learn about the many ways we can support you during your time at Tech!
 
We Have the Feed to Help You Succeed
Thursday, August 26,10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Hindsman Bell Tower
Offered by Janis Taylor, Leann Watson, Brittany Holt, Robin Joslin
Stop by to learn about what we do in the HWC and how you can stay connected to us for the most current health info! Giveaways provided to students who follow our insta, twitter, or facebook accounts!
 
Stress Management Workshop
Tuesday, August 31, 3:00-4:00 pm, Doc Bryan 180
Offered by Hunter Bramlitt, LPC
Stress affects everyone at times.  Come to this workshop to learn self-care methods to prepare yourself to handle the stressful situations ahead!
 
National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Tabling Event
Tuesday, September 14, 11:00 am- 12:00 pm, Chambers Cafeteria

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among college-age adults.  Visit our table to find out what you can do to help those around you who may be struggling with suicidal thoughts.  

QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
Thursday, September 16, 4:00-5:00 pm, Doc Bryan 180
Offered by Janis Taylor, LPC
QPR Gatekeeper training is an evidence-based program that teaches individuals the appropriate steps to take with someone who may be experiencing thoughts of suicide.  Come learn skills to help your friends and peers who may be experiencing suicidal ideation get the help they need.
 
"Take Control" Women's Health and Pregnancy Prevention Tabling Event
Wednesday, September 22, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm, Hindsman Bell Tower
Offered by Robin Joslin, APRN
Ladies it's time to take control of your health and pregnancy prevention needs. Come by and visit with one of our HWC practitioners about yearly cervical screenings, yearly breast exams, the different methods of birth control available, and what services you can receive right here on campus. Free feminine products and condoms will be available.
 
Test Anxiety Workshop
Tuesday, October 5, 3:00-4:00 pm, RCB 254
Offered by Craig Witcher, LPC
If anxiety is getting in the way of your academic performance, then the Test Anxiety Workshop is for you! This workshop will be an opportunity for students to learn the symptoms of anxiety and how to recognize when they are experiencing test anxiety. Students will also learn about why they experience test anxiety and ways to effectively manage it.
 
Flu Vaccines for Students
Thursday, October 7, 11:00 am- 6:00 pm, Hull Student Union
Wednesday, October 13, 11:00 am- 6:00 pm, Hull Student Union
Another clinic on October 21/22/23 if vaccine supply is available
Offered by Ashley Shrives, APRN and HWC team
Bring your student ID and stop by for a free flu vaccine!  It's more important than ever to get your vaccine to help our campus stay healthy!
 
Mindfulness Workshop
Tuesday, October 19, 3:00-4:00 pm, RCB 254
Offered by Craig Witcher, LPC
Mindfulness is a practice that helps regulate emotions, decrease stress, anxiety, and depression. This workshop is designed to teach students more about what mindfulness is, why it’s helpful, and how to live more mindfully. Students will also be given the opportunity to practice these skills during the workshop.
 
Over-the-Counter Medications Information Table
Wednesday, November 10, 2:00-3:00 pm, Hull Student Union
Offered by Kyle Wewers, APRN
Do you need to see a doctor? Come learn about common over the counter medicines, which ones work the best, and what they treat!
 
 

2021 fall Groups

  
LGBTQ+ Support Group:
This group, led by counselor Craig Witcher, LPC, is offered for students who are facing the challenges of being LGBTQ+ in a heteronormative environment.  The group is designed to facilitate peer support with the assistance of a licensed counselor. The group beginsThursday, September 2nd from 3:30-4:30 in the Health and Wellness Center OR join us virtually at: https://atu.webex.com/meet/craig 
 

Support Group for Abandonment Issues and Fear of Rejection:
This is a support group , led by counselor Janis Taylor, LPC, for persons who are fearful of being abandoned or rejected.  Group members will be provided with the opportunity to explore their emotional experience of fear and anxiety regarding both past and potential rejection and abandonment.  Group members will learn how to cope with these fears, address any people-pleasing tendencies, and learn how to establish healthy boundaries in relationships.

This group will meet every Monday from 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm beginning Monday, September 20, 2021 through Monday, November 22 in Doc Bryan 180.  Potential group members are welcome to contact Janis Taylor at the Health and Wellness Center if they have any questions or concerns. 

First Generation Student Support Group: 
This is a support group, led by counselor Hunter Bramlitt, for first-generation college students aimed at helping one another face the unique challenges of being the first in your family to attend college.  The group will meet every Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:00 pm beginning Wednesday, September 22 to October 27, 2012 at the Health and Wellness Center.

 

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Virtual Mental Health workshops

VIRTUAL physical HEALTH WORKSHOPS