What is Health? A complete state of mental, physical, social, and emotional wellbeing. Not merely the absence of disease or illness.
What does health include? Nutrition Fitness Sexual Health Substance Use Sleep Mental Health Relationships Stress Spirituality HAPPINESS! Other ideas?
Why is Health & Wellness important? If you are healthy, you feel good (DUH!) Academic success Productivity Personal growth Less stress
Why is it so hard to be healthy in college?
The Rules of the Game Get into groups of 8. Come up with an awesome health-related team name in 30 seconds. You don’t have to answer in “Jeopardy form” 1 representative gives the “final answer” 30 second time limit to give your final answer Be open, respectful, and have fun!
Alcohol and Drugs Food and Exercise Sex 100 Points 200 Points 300 Points 400 Points 500 Points 100 Points 200 Points 200 Points200 Points 300 Points 400 Points 500 Points 300 Points 400 Points 500 Points StressGrab Bag
True or false? Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can be transmitted through oral sex.
True. STIs from herpes to chlamydia and even HIV may be transmitted through both oral and anal sex!
Name 3 reasons why students might come to UNC Counseling and Wellness.
Some reasons include: Stress Depression Eating disorders Communication issues Time management Grief and loss Couples Counseling Nutrition education Coping skill building Financial management Alcohol or drug issues
Name two barriers to physical activity that college students might face.
Common Barriers: Stress Time Don’t know where to go Don’t know how
How can you avoid paying interest on a credit card?
Pay off the balance every month – not just the minimum payment.
TEAM Challenge! Each group has 20 seconds to draw a line on the cup marking how much one standard beer is. Team with closest answer wins the points.
Men who want to become fathers may be concerned about this potential side effect of marijuana.
Lowered sperm production
This is the most common date rape drug.
Alcohol use before this age range can impair learning and memory because the brain is not fully developed.