- Alcohol & Drugs
- Financial Health
- General Health
- Mental Health & Stress
- Nutrition & Body Image
- Sexual Health & Healthy Relationships
- Smoking & Tobacco
Do You Remember What I Did Last Night?
This program provides students with valuable information and awareness on general alcohol usage as shown through a scenario of a “typical” college student’s night of partying. This scenario is intended to show students that the consequences of excessive alcohol and irresponsible decision making while under the influence can affect not only themselves, but those around them. This program provides students with the information that they need to be able to make informed and intelligent choices if they choose to drink.
Sex and Booze Will Give You the Blues
Alcohol consumption can have numerous consequences on our bodies, many of which are related to our sexual health. This program focuses on how alcohol consumption is related to sexual assault and rape as well as issues such as poor sexual performance and relationships problems. Students will learn about the increased risks associated with consuming alcohol while engaging in sexual activity and how to minimize these risks.
Ballin’ on a Budget
In this program, students will learn about budgets, their importance, and how to effectively keep one. Through an interactive mock budget and their own individual budget sheets, students will learn how to keep a budget all on their own, with Mint.com as a resource. In addition, they will determine long term from short term goals and wants from needs together through interactive activities.
The Price is Right: Food Edition
Need more bang for your buck? Come learn how to eat healthy on a budget! Sticking to your budget while still eating healthy can be tough, but once you come to this program you will acquire all the necessary skills to do so! Through an interactive Price is Right wheel, we will guess common food prices to grocery shop more efectively on a budget! We will also discover some cheap, healthy meals you can make at home and some savvy restaurant tips for around Tuscaloosa!
Thrifty Ways to Off-Campus Living
Want to learn how to make the most of your money and save on all things having to do with of-campus living? Through interactive games and activities, students will learn how to save money while living in an apartment/house and better stick to their budget.
Germs Are Gross, But You Don’t Have to Be!
College life is full of new experiences, and you don’t want to miss out on those experiences because of illness! “Germs Are Gross” aims to help students learn to effectively steer clear of illness through proper hygiene practices, hand washing, and info about the Student Health Center!
Physical Fitness…Just Do It!
Did you know a one hour workout is only 4% of your day? College students are extremely busy and have a lot going on so it is important for them to be able to get a good workout in with a minimal amount of time. This program aims to educate students about physical fitness through games and interactive at-home workouts!
Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!
Sometimes it seems like there are literally not enough hours in the day! College is a stressful time that requires the best time management possible. “Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That” provides helpful tips, exercises, and games to teach students how to effectively manage their time to minimize stress and maximize productivity!
You Snooze, You Win!
The “You Snooze, You Win!” program is an interactive program which teaches participants about how important sleep is and how to get a good night’s sleep. The audience will be asked to participate in activities that will help them get to know their fellow audience members while learning more about sleep. Participants should walk away knowing the importance of sleep and have more information on creating a better sleep environment.
Take Time to Unwind
Take Time to Unwind helps students learn how stress impacts the body, the mind, and life in general. This program will help students learn how to reduce stress and engage in more self-care. This program is helpful for any student group because stress affects EVERYONE!
Be You, Not Barbie
It can be so easy for people to struggle with the their body image. We are constantly exposed to everyday images of what the media thinks we should look like. However, celebrity photos aren’t even real! This program exposes the truths about Photoshopping and how it affects body image. Students will leave with a new appreciation for their bodies and a new knowledge of truth about the myths of body image.
Are you or do you know a college student on the go? This program may be perfect for you. Due to the crazy and hectic lifestyle of a college kid eating healthy usually becomes the last thing on your list. This program will help students make the smarter choice when eating in a dining hall or making a quick snack. We provide the ingredients for a healthy meal made dorm style and allow each of the students to make their own version. Students will learn which foods to avoid and learn a new recipe that can be made in a jiffy.
Body Image Bootcamp
Have you ever wanted to workout more but felt like you didn’t have the time or opportunity? Body Image Boot Camp not only burns calories but also builds body image! This quick, 15- minute workout is dorm friendly and easy to fit into a busy schedule. During the program, we will all participate in a 15-minute workout to encouraging, upbeat songs. After the program, everyone who participated will receive several quick workouts, recovery recipes and even a recovery snack bag. Working out has been proven to make people feel better. When you feel better about your body, you feel better about yourself!
What’s In Your Cup?
STDs? That would never happen to me, right? Wrong! STD/STIs can affect anyone if you’re not safe. This program will simulate how easy it really can be to contract an STI/STD. The students will be educated on the contraction and prevention of STI/STD and the differences between them. Students will also learn about proper condom usage.
What Makes a Good Roommate?
“I feel like I’m a really good roommate, and they’re just hard to live with”…said everyone ever. This program will educate students on various ways to be a good roommate, as well as how to effectively solve a roommate conflict. Students will label our , “The Good, The Bad, The Ugly”, board with post-its that have roommate qualities on them.
Smoking? You Must Be Joking.
Have you ever wondered how many cigarette butts are lying around campus? Here’s a chance to find out. This Smoking & Tobacco program is to help students become familiar with preventive measures, harmful effects, and vital information about smoking. This presentation will help students to gain knowledge about preventive measures of smoking through interactive games that will provide well-informed facts and data.
Bama Kicks Butts
Hookah and E-cigarettes seem to be the greatest “new” things to hit college students since free t-shirts. But is it really worth it all to try and look cool? This Smoking & Tobacco program is to become familiar with the truth about hookah and e-cigs, the harmful effects, and vital information of the two in comparison to normal cigarettes.
Everyone has been lectured on the harmful effects that both short and long term tobacco use can have on the human body, but not everyone has seen it! Come join the Smoking and Tobacco team as we introduce you to real-life models and images from various types of tobacco users, and maybe even observe a real smoker’s lung! Learn the dangers of tobacco use through our gross but accurate representations in an up close and personal tour of these harmful effects through the body