Register now for July Hokie Wellness programs
From: Hokie Wellness
Hokie Wellness offers a range of programs during July. They include:
July 11, 12-1 p.m., EAP and LiveHealth Online Information Session: Learn more about the Employee Assistance Program, how to get connected, and what resources EAP has to offer. This session will also include a brief demonstration of LiveHealth Online, a robust telehealth platform that provides Anthem COVA Care members access to a variety of medical professionals including board-certified physicians, licensed therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, allergy specialists, and more. Registration is required.
July 12, 1-2 p.m., Exploring Emotions with Mindful Journaling: During this in-person session we’ll explore the intersection of mindfulness/meditation and emotional awareness. Participants will have time to individually engage in guided journaling as well as collective group discussion about the “what,” “why,” and “how” of our unique emotional experiences. Registration is required. Free journals will be available; location of the program will be provided prior to the date.
July 14 and July 26: REVIVE! Opioid Overdose Reversal Training: Anyone can experience and develop an addiction. Learn more about opioids and addiction, and how to respond in an emergency – and possibly reverse an opioid overdose. You will receive a REVIVE! emergency response kit and the opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan (Naloxone) free of charge. Register here or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Details about the trainings and directions to the training locations will be provided approximately one week prior to each event.
July 19, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Sleep Better Techniques: How is your sleep? Do you wish you could get more? Are you satisfied with the quality of your sleep? At one point or another, everyone will have to deal with sleep problems, such as sleep deprivation, sleeplessness, and/or sleep disturbances. This virtual program will provide information on what happens when you sleep, along with tips on how to start reaping the benefits of great sleep. Registration is required.
July 21, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Mental Health First Aid: This in-person training helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. The free program consists of pre-training, participant manuals and processing guides, and a three-year certification. By signing up for the course, you will be expected to complete the pre-work at least two days prior to the instructor-led session. Registration is required and closes seven days prior to the training date. Visit the Mental Health First Aid web page to learn more about the program. Questions may be directed to Hokie Wellness at email@example.com.
July 26, 10-11 a.m.: Self-Care or Treat Yo’self: How do you know if your current self-care practices are genuinely effective and sustainable? In this highly interactive virtual workshop, we’ll work step-by-step through a self-care plan. You’ll learn how to assess your current coping skills, develop work-life balance, and explore effective practices like mindfulness/meditation. This workshop is discussion based, and participation is encouraged. Registration is required.
July 27, 12:30-1 p.m.: Guided Meditation: Spend 30 minutes of your day practicing a variety of guided meditations that may help relieve stress and anxiety and energize your day. Registration is required.
July 28, 2-3 p.m.: Getting Your Dose of Vitamin G: How Gratitude Improves Well-being: Research tells us that practicing gratitude has multiple positive benefits for health and well-being. But what does it actually mean to practice gratitude? How can we develop the habit? In this virtual program, you’ll learn about strategies to cultivate gratitude in ways that feel accessible and nourishing. Registration is required.