Wellness News

Issue 18, February 15, 2021

Wellness News

Bi-Weekly Newsletter Presented By Student Health & Wellness Programs

Campus Climate Survey
As students, your voice matters! Be heard bysharing about your experiences at UH Hilo through participation in the 2021 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Harassment and Gender-Based Violence. Your voice is critical to ensuring a safe, healthy, and successful educational experience at UH Hilo. For more information, please visit https://www.hawaii.edu/titleix/survey/.

Movie Night: Maya Angelo
Learn more about the impact Maya Angelo made through her work as an American Poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. Perhaps her efforts to help shape the Human Rights Movement can inspire us to find passion and the courage to take action. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 6pm via ZOOM (meeting ID: 875 50338474 / Pass: SHWP).

Could You Use $50?
SMART Project is looking for people to help shape future recruitment for HIV prevention programs. Study is open to Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander men, 19-24, who are gay, bisexual, or queer. Take the screener to see if you are eligible. You'll receive a $50 eCard for a 1-hr online interview.

Women'S Support Group: Now forming
Counseling Services is forming workshops and groups for this semester including a women's online support group and a LoveLabs workshop with Ekat. If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities please visit our website and contact Ekat for details. Email Ekat for more details: ekapoust@hawaii.edu.

Question. Persuade. Refer.
Another beneficial QPR training is coming up on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 12:30-2:30pm. This training is an educational program designed to teach individuals the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to respond. Learning these three steps can help anyone learn to prevent suicide. Pre-registration is required. Check out the Suicide Prevention page for more details.

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Information contained within this newsletter is for informational purposes only. Should you become distressed or feel the need for additional support, please reach out to Counseling Services (808) 932-7465 during normal business hours or the Lifeline number (800) 273-8255 after hours, on weekend or holidays.