Stomp Out Stigma Week is quickly approaching! Our annual mental health awareness week is as strong as ever with a lineup of events that will be sure to make an impact on the Eagle Nation. According to the Center for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death among those aged 15 to […]Read More SOS Week 2016
As we are studying profusely for our finals this week, the University Wellness Program is reminiscing on the efforts and accomplishments of the Wellness Programs put on just for our Eagle Nation. These programs include: Worry-Free Wednesday, Stomp Out Stigma Week, Don’t Be That Guy/Girl (DBTG) Week, the Campus Farmers Market, Wellness Week, Sexual Assault […]Read More “Whale”abrating the End of the Year!
Kevin Breel isn’t much different than a lot of us here on Georgia Southern’s campus. He has always been popular amongst his peers, funny, and extremely confident, but during Kevin’s Ted Talk from 2013, he explains how he felt that he has always lived two lives. For 6 years of his life, Kevin suffered from […]Read More Shattering the Stigma: an Intro to Kevin Breel
College can be rough. While it can be a very exciting time in our lives, it doesn’t come without its problems. College isn’t always about what we learn inside the classroom, but how we can balance everything outside of the classroom – everything as in juggling assignments and studying, work, relationships, matters from home, and trying to […]Read More Stomp Out Stigma Week
By: Courtney Rorex, Wellness Ambassador and Journalism Major with a Minor in Health Education & Promotion “When many students start college, health and well-being tend to be forgotten when trying to balance schoolwork and a social life. When it becomes apparent that better care is needed for a healthier lifestyle, actions such as eating healthier […]Read More Mental Health Stigma and You