BE SMART: Be a Sober Driver

May 9, 2017

The summer is filled with BBQs, pool parties, and beach events.  Most of us will be living at home for the summer and will be driving to these exciting activities!  This why it is important to BE SMART this summer, and be a sober driver. BE SMART: The Designated Driver The designated driver (DD), is […]

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Stress Reduction

May 2, 2017

Why is it important to reduce my stress levels during finals? Stress levels typically are very high during finals at the end of the semester. You may find it difficult to manage your stress when everything seems due at once. Although, it’s important to reduce everyday stress in your life to maintain your overall health. […]

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Have you ever heard the term “Social Smoker?”

April 25, 2017

Do you ever say, “I never buy cigarettes, I only bum them from people!”                                     Or “I only smoke when I go out!” You might be a social smoker!  You’re not your typical smoker because you don’t buy packs or smoke daily.  However you are still getting the same chemicals from cigarettes as all other […]

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Stress Free Zone

April 18, 2017

What is the Stress Free Zone? The Stress Free Zone is offered the week before finals to help reduce stress. This is the time of the semester when everything seems to be due at once and it can be difficult to manage your stress. Stress can manifest in your mind and body in many ways. […]

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Project PACK-Post Assault Comfort Kits

April 11, 2017

What is Project PACK? Project PACK is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting victims of sexual assault throughout Massachusetts with Post-Assault Comfort Kits. This organization began its work in 2006 when the need was first recognized and became officially incorporated in June 2013. The support for this program has grown and so has the number […]

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National Alcohol Screening Day

April 4, 2017

Alcohol Screenings Offered on Campus! Free and confidential alcohol screenings will be offered on campus Tuesday, April 4th from 4pm-5pm in the RCC Lower Foyer AND Thursday, April 6th from 11am-2pm in the RCC lower Foyer and ECC lobby.  Tuesday, April 4th the screenings will be conducted by Louise Graham and her graduate students.  Louise […]

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

March 28, 2017

        So let’s gear up, get involved, and spread awareness! THE STATISTICS: Statistics show that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives (Black et al., 2011). Even more alarmingly, most assaults happen at the hands of someone the survivor knows and usually in a […]

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Wellness Walks

March 21, 2017

Why should I Join the Wellness Walks on Campus?  There are many benefits to daily walking. It is a great way to improve or maintain your overall personal health. Walking for 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle control. Also, it can reduce your risk […]

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Be SMART on St. Patrick’s Day if you choose to drink

March 14, 2017

Why should I manage my drinking limits on St. Patrick’s Day… If you choose to drink on St. Patrick’s Day, be smart and safe in your decisions. It’s important to pace yourself if you decide to drink. It’s easy to get caught up in the festivities, where people may binge drink. Binge-drinking can have lasting […]

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How to Help a Friend

February 28, 2017

Friendships are an important part of our lives.  We look to our friends to have fun and make us happy, but it’s also important to know when to help a friend who is having a hard time or is put in a dangerous situation.  Sometime it’s hard to know what to say to those we […]

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