Wellness on Campus
"Be Well" Everyday
Visit Us - Room 1701
Health and Wellness Center Outreach Happenings
Health Literature, Ask your Health & Wellness Questions, Healthy Snacks, Meet the Health & Wellness Center Staff , Learn how to "Be Well"
Come CHILL with us
According to the New York Times Article Relax you will be more productive " The importance of restoration is rooted in our physiology. Human beings aren’t designed to expend energy continuously. Rather, we’re meant to pulse between spending and recovering energy". Read more http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/opinion/sunday/relax-youll-be-more-productive.html?_r=0
Chill Time with Therapy Dogs
Over the years, numerous research studies have been undertaken to validate the benefits of animal assisted activity
and in particular the contribution of therapy dogs. Empirical evidence has shown that therapy dogs can enhance
psychological development, improve social skills, and increase self-esteem among other benefits.
- Thursday, August 20th - 1600 SSA building Terrace 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
- Wednesday, September 30th - 1600 SSA building Terrace 10:30 am - 1:00pm
- Wednesday, December 9th - 1600 SSA building 10:30 am - 1:00pm
- Thursday, December 10th - 1600 SSA building 10:30 am - 1:00pm
Chill out with Chair Massage
A seated chair massage might be more than a luxury that leaves you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. It can have positive health implications. In just 10 minutes, your blood pressure and heart rate decrease, Dr. Tiffany Field, founder of the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine told "More" magazine. Any type of massage, including chair massage, can reduce stress, improve sleep, help sore and tight muscles and enhance immunity.
- Wednesday, September 2nd 10-12
- Tuesday, December 8th 10-12
Escalation Workshop Training
The One Love Foundation is reaching out to prevent relationship violence by educating college and high school students about the varied signs of abuse and what healthy and unhealthy relationships look like.
The One Love foundation will bring theEscalationWorkshop, a 90 minute workshop that consists of a film and guided discussion,to the Las Positas College Campus on October 20th @ 4pm to train students and/or faculty members to be facilitators for the Escalation Workshop. The training will educate staff, students, faculty, and community partners about how to facilitate the discussions after a film.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
- Wednesday, November 11th 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Location 1700 building
College Health News
College is full of excitement; Including meeting new people, learning new things, possibly living away from home, and making your own decisions. But college can also be stressful as you develop new routines, live on a limited budget, and face new opportunities. It can be challenging to juggle responsibilities like attending class, studying long hours, having a social life, working, and staying safe and healthy. The college years are a time of change that brings new challenges, risks, and responsibilities. Check out our links page and the CDC link for tips on how to have a healthy college life!