Monday, October 19, 2009

It's Alcohol Awarenness Week at Lesley University


Please join us for these events which will run out of the Women's Center at White Hall:

7pm-8pm Alcohol and Your Health, a Conversation with Jo Fortier, N.P., Sponsored by Health Services and the Women’s Center (Women’s Center)

Come and meet Jo, one of the new Nurse Practitioners at Health Services. We’ll talk about various effects of alcohol on your health, and how to identify and respond to an alcohol-related emergency. Other interesting and possibly random bits of info on how alcohol impacts your body will be explored and your toughest questions will be answered. All are welcome!


5pm: Mindfulness and Relaxation: A Good Alternative to Getting Wasted: Co-sponsored by the Women’s Center (Women’s Center)

Come and unwind and learn how to manage stress in a healthy way. Elise Hoblitzelle, is a graduate intern focusing on Holistic Counseling. She has much experience and training in teaching Mindfulness and Relaxation and will take us on a journey toward a sense of peace and calm. Just in time for midterms! All are welcome.

7:00 Safety Tips for Women While Drinking…Learn What Predators Already Know.
Co-sponsored by the Women’s Center (Women’s Center)

Join us for this interactive and informative workshop on how fun times can turn dangerous if you aren’t careful. Ryanne McCook, a graduate intern in the Expressive Therapies program at Lesley will lead this dynamic, hands-on training on how to keep yourself safe, especially when increasing your vulnerability with alcohol use. All are welcome!

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