Recreation and Leadership

Social Wellness Week

November 12-16

Social Wellness focuses on the relationships in our lives and how we interact with those around us. Building strong relationships are important for having a strong support system in times of need. Knowing how to identify healthy vs. unhealthy relationships – as well as how to build relationships in general is important. Stepping outside your comfort zone to meet new people and engage with others in beneficial to your health and wellness and can foster some lifelong relationships that would not have happened without branching out!

Check us out on Facebook and Instagram all week long to learn different social wellness topics

  • Monday: What is Social Wellness?
  • Tuesday: Unhealthy Relationships / Abuse / Rape Culture
  • Wednesday: Healthy Relationships / Importance of Social Support System
  • Thursday: Avoiding Peer Pressure
  • Friday: Ideas for Improving Social Skills / Social Wellness

Activities:

Amazing Race
All Week

Sign up with teams of 3-5 to participate in an Amazing Race style event focusing on resources we have right here on campus. Come to the Mathy Center front desk to sign up and to receive each clue. You must complete one clue to receive the next one. Teams will receive entries into the raffle drawing upon each clue completion.

Self-Defense
Wednesday, November 14 | 7 – 8  p.m.
Location: Mathy Multi-Purpose Room
*Provided by H&H Karate Studio

Sometimes a relationship can turn dangerous very quickly. Know how to protect yourself by learning basic self-defense skills.

Active Bystander Training
Thursday, November 12 | 5-6 p.m.
Location: Brophy 206

Active Bystander Training helps individuals recognize when they are bystanders, analyze situations, and evaluate the consequences for everyone involved. It teaches bystanders how to interrupt harm and generate positive actions by others.

Identities Project: Civil Dialogue on Rape Culture and #MeToo
Tuesday, November 13 | 7 – 8:30 p.m. **TIME CHANGED
Location: NRC 196

Join us for an honest, factual review of the rise of rape culture in the United States and conversation about the achievements and limitations of the #MeToo movement. Event will include panelists holding a range of perspectives, multimedia snapshots, and snacks.

Cocoa & Conversation
Wednesday, November 14 | 6 – 7 p.m.
Student Union Lobby

An important part of social wellness is connecting with other and letting them know they’re important to you. Take some time out of your day to connect with friends and maybe even meet new people! Enjoy hot cocoa, apple cider, tea, and snacks while you catch up and relax and listen to some TED Talk. Additionally, as we approach thanksgiving and focus on our relationships we will have a board provided for you to write who/what you are thankful for this year! Board will be displayed in the Mathy Center following the event.