CALENDAR OF EVENTS: 2022-23 ACADEMIC YEAR

The Office of Health Promotion is pleased to introduce upcoming events and topics of interest for the 2022-23 academic year.

September 2022

NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH

HEALTHY NOVA WEEK

Get acquainted with campus health and well-being resources, set goals for the semester, get in a great workout, and learn how to be in the present moment with a mindfulness practice. 

Details for Strength Training 101, New Year/New You, Difficult Conversations Series, Dining Hall Tour, and Outdoor Walk coming soon!
 

Tuesday, September 6: 5:30 p.m.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. (QPR) training. Ask a question. Save a life.
Registration Link


Wednesday, September 7: Noon

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life
Co-Sponsor: CASA
IDEA Lab
 

Wednesday, September 14: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

SUPER Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax and de-stress an hour before pet therapy. Enjoy coloring, mindfulness activities, or relax in our hammocks! After pet therapy, stick around for a short program and activity with our POWER community advocates!
Health Services Building, Room 200


Thursday, September 15: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Breakfast on the Go
Grab a quick and healthy breakfast, meet POWER, and
pick up tips from our registered dietitian.
Connelly Center

Friday, September 23: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Reducing Stigma & Bias Around Recovery Training
Join students, staff, and faculty who are working to create a recovery-friendly Villanova and embrace our fellow Villanovans in recovery.
Registration Link
 

Monday, September 26: 6:30 p.m.

Painting with POWER & Learning Support Services
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session and get to know
campus resources.
Registration Link


Wednesday, September 28: Noon

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Relax with our furry friends from Pals for Life
Health Service Building, Room 200

 

 

October 2022

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Learn to recognize the signs of domestic and intimate partner violence and unite with advocates in their efforts to end the abuse. 

Details for Cooking Class, One Love Escalation Workshop, Yoga, and Strength Training 101 coming soon!

Monday, October 3: 5 p.m.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. training. Ask a question. Save a life.
Registration Link
 

Tuesday, October 4: 6 p.m.

Snack 'n' Chat with POWER
Come snack and chat with POWER! Enjoy a free snack bar and join POWER for a monthly listening circle on a relevant topic of the month, such as dealing with stress during finals. The listening circle will provide everyone an opportunity to connect, listen, and share their thoughts with others.
Health Services Building, Room 200


Wednesday, October 5: Noon

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax with our furry friends from Pals with Life
Co-Sponsor: VU Pride
Location to be announced soon


Wednesday, October 19: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

SUPER Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax and de-stress an hour before pet therapy. Enjoy coloring, mindfulness activities, or relax in our hammocks! After pet therapy, stick around for a short program and activity with our POWER community advocates!
Health Services Building, Room 200


Thursday, October 27: 6:30 p.m.

Painting with POWER, Dean of Students Office, and Substance Use Counselor 
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session and get to know
campus resources.
Registration Link


 

 

November 2022

Details for Quitting 101: Tobacco Cessation, and Strength Training 101 coming soon!

Tuesday, November 1: 6 p.m.

Plant-based Cooking Demo for Residence Halls
Registration details coming soon.
 

Wednesday, November 2: 6 p.m.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. training. Ask a question. Save a life.
Registration Link
 

Tuesday, November 8: 6 p.m.

Snack 'n' Chat with POWER
Come snack and chat with POWER! Enjoy a free snack bar and join POWER for a monthly listening circle on a relevant topic of the month, such as dealing with stress during finals. The listening circle will provide everyone an opportunity to connect, listen, and share their thoughts with others.
Health Services Building, Room 200


Wednesday, November 9: Noon

Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax with our furry friends from Pals with Life
Health Services Building, Room 200


Monday, November 14: 6:30 p.m.

Painting with POWER & Recreation's Personal Trainers
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session and get to know campus resources.
Registration details coming soon.

Tuesday, November 15: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Portion Distortion Table
Connelly Center

Wednesday, November 16: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SUPER Where Is the Love? Wednesdays with Pals for Life
Come relax and de-stress an hour before pet therapy. Enjoy coloring, mindfulness activities, or relax in our hammocks! After pet therapy, stick around for a short program and activity with our POWER community advocates!
Health Services Building, Room 200


 

 

 

 

December 2022

STRESS-LESS HEALTHY HAPPY HOUR with POWER

Enjoy a relaxing break from your studies with games, arts & crafts, and pet therapy with our Pals for Life.

Details for Where Is the Love? Wednesdays, Thriving through Finals, and Stress-Less Healthy Happy Hour with POWER and Pals for Life coming soon!

 

 

January 2023

 Details for Where Is the Love? Wednesdays, New Year/New You, Aerial Yoga, and Strength Training 101 coming soon!

Thursday, January 26: 7 p.m.

Ask a Sex-pert Virtual Workshop
Join Dr. Mark Levand, certified sexuality educator, for a virtual conversation about sexuality and its many facets. Questions of all kinds are welcome. Registration details coming soon.

 

 

February 2023

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS AWARENESS MONTH

Learn more about what a healthy relationship looks and feels like and identify ways to support others in unhealthy or abusive relationships. 

Details about Where Is the Love? Wednesdays, Grocery Shopping Tour, QPR Training, Aphrodisiac Dinner, "The Bystander Moment" film screening and discussion, Love the Skin You're In Fashion Show, Cardio Dance,
Strength & Supplements Workshop, and Painting with POWER coming soon!

 

 

March 2023

NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH

Understand the nutritional needs of your body and create healthful eating patterns with the foods you love. 

Details for Barre & Bubbles, Where Is the Love? Wednesdays, QPR Training, Mindfulness Meal, Difficult Conversations Series, and Build a Better Salad coming soon

 

 

April 2023

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

Connect and discuss with other Villanova students how to prevent sexual violence and support those who have been affected by it.

Details about QPR Training, Where Is the Love? Wednesdays, Yoga, Cooking Sustainably on Campus, Painting with POWER, Strength Training 101, "The Bystander Moment" film screening and discussion, and Nature Walk coming soon!

 

 

May 2023

STRESS-LESS HEALTHY HAPPY HOUR

Enjoy a relaxing break from your studies with games, arts & crafts, and pet therapy with our Pals for Life.

Health Services Building, First Floor

ONGOING

Mental Health and Well-Being Course

Students, staff and faculty are welcome to take a free, online Mental Health and Well-Being course at any time during the 2020-21 academic year.

Prescription Drug Course

Taking a prescription drug recreationally, or for enjoyment/not for their intended purpose is drug abuse. To learn more about how to make healthy, safe decisions with prescription drugs, take the FREE online prescription drug course.

Where is the Love? Wednesdays Pet Therapy with Pals for Life*
Join us almost every Wednesday for an hour of pet therapy. Come relax and decrease your stress with our furry friends from Pals for Life! For exact dates check out our Instagram @villanovahealth or visit us on Facebook at Villanova Office of Health Promotion.

One Love Escalation Workshop*
Learn the warning signs of relationship abuse and work to change the statistics.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training*
Join trained facilitators for Question. Persuade. Refer. (QPR) training. Ask a question. Save a life.

Painting with POWER Series*
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session and get to know campus resources through facilitated conversation.

Breakfast-on-the-Go*
Grab a healthy breakfast, meet POWER, and pick up quick tips for healthful eating!

 

 

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

 

In an emergency, call Villanova Public Safety at 610-519-4444.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 988