BE SMART-Make Smart Decisions at BSU!

September 19, 2017

Hello to all returning students and newcomers!  We hope your summer was relaxing and fun.  Now that many of us are back on campus it’s important that we remember to BE SMART.  If you choose to drink, make smart choices and be safe.  Read on for more BE SMART tips to ensure your safety… BE […]

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Outreach Education and the BSU Peer Educators

September 12, 2017

The writers of this lovely blog work at Outreach Education, as professional staff, graduate assistants or as BSU Peer Educators.   Outreach Education Outreach Education is a department within the Wellness Center, located in Weygand 1048.  The objective of Outreach Education is to prepare individuals and groups to take meaningful actions to reduce negative, and […]

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Alcohol Serving Size

August 29, 2017

What is an Alcohol Serving Size? If you choose to drink, be smart and safe in your decisions. There are plenty of reasons to learn how to pace yourself while drinking. The most important one, aside from avoiding embarrassing behavior, is health related. It’s important to understand what an alcohol serving size truly is so […]

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Alcohol Addiction

August 22, 2017

What is Alcohol Addiction? Alcohol can be an addictive substance and is one of the most common addiction in the United States. According to the 2015 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 15.1 million adults had Alcohol Use Disorder. The Alcohol Use Disorder integrates alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence into a single disorder. This […]

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Learn about the Wellness Center

August 15, 2017

The Wellness Center is located in Weygand hall and includes Health Services, Counseling Services, and Outreach Education.  The Wellness Center is open Monday and Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30am-5:00pm, and Thursday 9:30am-5:00pm.  Read on to find out about the services offered at the Wellness Center! Health Services The mission of health services is to […]

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Alcohol and Water Safety

August 8, 2017

Now that the weather is warming up many of us will be spending plenty of time in the water, whether it be a pool, lake, or beach.  On those 90 degree days in the summer sometimes there’s nothing better than taking a nice dip.  There can be dangers involved with any type of water activity, […]

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Protect Your Eyes

August 1, 2017

Why should I protect my eyes? Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to sustain your quality of life. So remember this summer while you are enjoying the outdoors and sunny weather to wear quality sunglasses with UV protection. The sun is imperative to our survival since it supports […]

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Got Questions about Marijuana?

July 25, 2017

Massachusetts has passed a law that legalized the use of small quantities of Marijuana.  Many people have lingering questions and concerns about Marijuana use.  Read on to learn more about how marijuana can affect you and what legalization in Massachusetts means for Bridgewater students. What are the Risks of Marijuana use? Marijuana slows reflexes and […]

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New England Activities/Trips for Cheap

July 18, 2017

What are some free outdoor activities I can do? This summer you may be asking yourself “What fun activities can I do that are free or low cost?” You may have more free time to travel locally or check out local attractions. The thought of classes and homework are a distance memory this summer, giving […]

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The Dangers of Drinking Alcohol in Hot, Sunny Weather

July 11, 2017

During the summer many of us like to spend long hours outside enjoying the warm and sunny weather, especially after such a snowy winter!  If you choose to drink while enjoying this weather it’s important to understand some of the dangers associated with drinking outside in the hot and sunny weather.  Check out how alcohol […]

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