Wellness Fair teaches Healthy Habits
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On March 6, Prep’s Guidance Department presented their third annual Wellness Fair in the lobby of Arrupe Hall and in Arrupe 103. In presenting this annual event Prep’s Guidance Department has forged a partnership with the Fairfield University School of Nursing as well as their Health Center and Center for Counseling and Psychological Services to assist Prep students’ awareness of whole body health and self-care.
Fairfield University Nursing students as well as representatives from the Counseling Center and Health Center staffed interactive stations, providing opportunities for Prep students to learn about facial screening for skin cancer awareness, nutrition and sports, stress and sleep, mindfulness and stress management, texting and driving/distracted driving, Opioid awareness, dangers of E-cigarettes, physical activity, blood pressure and the physical effects of alcohol use.The annual Wellness Fair was open to the entire community and served hundreds of students. Many thanks our presenters for their dedication to wellness and for their willingness to share their knowledge and experiences in wellness in support of the positive growth of our students.