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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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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