The Buzz on Booze
Students will learn the basics of alcohol including blood alcohol content, defining a standard drink, alcohol poisoning and dispelling common myths surrounding the consumption of alcohol. Students will then test their knowledge with an interactive quiz.
This interactive group discussion educates participants about Ohio and The Ohio State University alcohol laws and policies as well as what it means to be a "responsible drinker." Participants are introduced to various alcohol issues through real-life scenarios. The emphasis of this presentation is on education and dispelling common myths surrounding college students and alcohol. Learn more about the Party Smart Initiative.
Blunt Talk with Mary Jane - NEW FALL 2019
Shattering Myths and Reefining Knowledge - Students will learn the basics of cannabis including the history, current trends, safe consumtion and dispelling common myths about usage. Participants will also take a deeper look into how cannabis affects holistic health and daily life.
Pharm to Table - NEW FALL 2019
Serving local knowledge about prescription drug use and misuse. Through this presentation, students will learn the basics of prescription drugs including what they are, the history, their connection to pop culture and will dispel common myths surrounding Rx usage.
Addiction and Recovery 101
This interactive session will cover the basics of what drug and alcohol addiction is and the power of recovery. Students will learn what resources are available to them on campus as well as how to help a friend that they are concerned about.
Tabloids vs. Tough Truths: Real Stories of Addiction and Recovery
Social media sites and tabloid headlines love this story: another celebrity in rehab! Lindsay Lohan gets 90 days! Zac Efron's struggle with cocaine! Along the same lines, the overdose death stories - Cory Monteith, Amy Winehouse, Philip Seymour Hoffman - play out as the tragedies of doomed, excessive stars, while their everyday counterparts occur much more quietly all around us.
What do the sensationalized celebrity stories tell us and what do they miss about addiction and recovery? In the memoir Glass Castle, what are the far less glamorous stories about addiction and its consequences? A panel of faculty and students will talk about these issues and will share their own recovery stories.
Student Wellness Center Overview
This 30 minute session will provide an overview of all the services that the Student Wellness Center offers, and also ways that you can become involved in our efforts. This session is useful for student or staff groups who are looking to learn more about the Student Wellness Center.
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