This training is designed to help its viewer understand the basics of Substance Use Disorder and break down some of the stigma that is associated with substance use. There is also a very brief overview of different types of substances and how they are typically administered. Different types of treatment for those living with a Substance Use Disorder are also explained, along with steps one can take to help a loved one or peer with a Substance Use Disorder.
This class, facilitated by a professional therapist, introduces participants to the psychology and physiology of stress as a means for understanding and mitigating negative stress reactions. This session will demonstrate how variable levels of stress affect performance – positively and negatively. The class will discuss factors contributing to stress and how to minimize them, and offer insight into practical ways to manage stress when unavoidable. The session will also help participants gain an understanding of how our perception of an experience as “stressful” affects our reactions and ultimately, how to use that same process to alter our perceptions to reduce stress.
A Registered Dietitian will walk you through the ins and outs of digestive health. This presentation will provide tips on how to improve your energy levels, avoid chronic illness, reduce your risk of depression and anxiety that can lead to a happy, healthy life. From fiber to probiotics you will learn how maintaining a healthy gut microbiome can improve the quality of your life. Our approach to nutrition encourages you to enjoy food and the socializing that comes with it in a healthy way. Our excitement about nutrition is sure to motivate you to prioritize your health.
This workshop will equip participants with mindfulness tools such as progressive muscle relaxation, grounding exercises, mindful eating, deep breathing, meditation, guided imagery, gratitude and much more. There are many benefits to practicing Mindfulness such as improving reasoning and memory, maintaining balance with work, school, relationships and responsibilities as well as increasing happiness and a sense of purpose while developing a healthier lifestyle.
Anxiety affects more Americans every year than any other mental health disorder, but is also the disorder that can be treated most effectively. This class will outline approaches to anxiety management and reduction proven to work. Participants will learn about the physiology of anxiety, and will have the opportunity to try out techniques in class such as identifying core beliefs, breathing and relaxation, and anxiety acceptance. Participants will leave with an understanding of tools that can be used to reduce anxiety and how the therapeutic process can be used to support this process.