Office of Student Life

Student Wellness Center


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.

Party Smart

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 Redefining Knowledge - Students will learn the basics of cannabis including the history, current trends, safe consumption and dispelling common myths about usage. Participants will also take a deeper look into how cannabis affects holistic health and daily life.

Just a Pill? Myths and Truths about Prescription Drugs - 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.


Are you interested in a presentation or training that is not listed above? Please email with details of your request and a member of our team will be in touch with you. Please note that special presentation requests require a four week notice.

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Presentation Information

Please consult with your department head prior to scheduling a presentation (if applicable).

While every effort will be made to accommodate your request, presentation schedules depend upon the availability of the presenter. At least two weeks' notice is encouraged.