The Risks of Distracted Driving

February 21, 2017

What should you know about distracted driving? Any activity that could divert a driver’s attention away from properly operating a vehicle is distracted driving. All these distractions can endanger the driver, passenger, and bystanders’ safety. There are many types of driving distractions including eating, cell phone usage, grooming, and adjusting a radio or CD player. […]

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What does a Healthy Romantic Relationship look like?

February 16, 2017

Relationships can be confusing and when romance is added to the mix things can become more complicated.  It’s important in a healthy romantic relationship to always have the following factors: respect, honesty, trust, and communication.  There should be mutual respect in the relationship where you learn about the other person and what they value.  It’s […]

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Eating Disorder Screenings Offered at BSU!

January 31, 2017

As part of Outreach Education’s Love Your Body Week, the Counseling Center & Outreach professional staff are offering free and anonymous Eating Disorder Screenings on Thursday, February 16th from 11am-2pm in the ECC lobby and RCC lower lobby.  The screening program is meant to educate and screen individuals for eating disorders and connect those who […]

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Go Red for Women about Heart Health

January 31, 2017

What is the Go Red for Women Movement? The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement was designed to empower women to take charge of their heart health. Heart disease is the number one killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute! There are some risk […]

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Your Skin is In

January 25, 2017

On Tuesday January 31st from 2PM-5PM in the ECC lobby Outreach Education and the BSU Peer Educators are holding Free Facial Screenings offered by the Melanoma Foundation of New England.  The screening will allow you to see damage to your skin and will provide information on sun safety.  While there, take the pledge that you […]

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Winter Driving Safety

January 17, 2017

Many Bridgewater students are commuters which is why it is so important to ensure that our vehicles are prepared for the winter weather!  Even though the icy roads and snowy conditions may scare us sometimes we have responsibilities that force us to get out on the roads. So read on and learn about being prepared […]

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Start your Spring Semester Stress Free and Organized!

January 10, 2017

Winter break is almost over and in about a week students will be back at Bridgewater getting ready to start the spring semester.  It’s important for everyone to start the semester off with little stress to ensure a great semester.  It’s time to get organized for the upcoming semester.  Read on to find out some […]

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Tips for Designating a Sober Driver

December 27, 2016

Why should I have a designated driver? If you choose to drink, be smart and safe in your decisions. You may feel like it’s been a long week and you want to go out with your friends to relax. The designated driver is a great way to be safe when you are out having drinks. […]

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Drinking Alcohol in the Cold Weather: A Myth Debunked

December 20, 2016

Did you know drinking alcohol in the cold is actually more dangerous for you because it lowers your core body temperature?  Here in Bridgewater we’re used to cold winters and we make sure to keep ourselves layered and warm during the freezing cold.  So why not make sure our insides are kept warm as well?  […]

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Tips for Pacing Yourself if You Choose to Drink

December 13, 2016

How can I pace myself if I decide to drink… 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. Young adults who binge-drink are likely to set […]

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