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Counseling Center University of Illinois Springfield

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Safe Spring Break Information Table

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, PAC Concourse

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Spring break is a great time for students to relax, hang out with friends, and enjoy time off from school. Stop by our table for information to help you make safe choices during spring break.

Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center

Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, vscar2@uis.edu, 217.206.7122 for further information

 

Gambling Awareness Information Table

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, PAC Concourse

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Although most people handle recreational gambling in a controlled way, for many it can become an overwhelming addiction. Stop by our table for information on the risks of gambling.

Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center

Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, vscar2@uis.edu, 217.206.7122 for further information

 

Alcohol Awareness Information & Screening Table

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, PAC Concourse

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

Do you know:

  • What counts as a drink?
  • The signs that alcohol is causing harm?
  • How many drinks are in a common container?
  • Why “being able to hold your liquor” is a concern?
  • How much UIS adults drink – and where you fit?

Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center

Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, vscar2@uis.edu, 217.206.7122 for further information

 

Living with Bipolar Disorder – Free Lunch & Screening of Film

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Lincoln Residence Hall Great Room

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

A FREE lunch will be served:  RSVP to:   www.RSVPBipolar.org

The film also features the stories as told by three people who have been treated for bipolar disorder as well as the widow of a man who died by suicide who most likely suffered from bipolar.  The clinical expert, Dr. Calabrese, offers medical commentary after each story,  and both Dr. Calabrese and Joe Pantoliano offer closing comments.

Sponsored by the Illinois Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Please contact Judy Shipp,  counseling@uis.edu, 217.206.7122 for further information

 

Distracted Driving Information Table

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, PAC Concourse

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers; hundreds of thousands have been injured. You can help stop distracted driving. Change your driving habits and help your family members do the same by learning about the dangers of distracted driving.

Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center

Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, vscar2@uis.edu, 217.206.7122 for further information

 

Finals Week & Safe Summer Tips Information Table

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, PAC Concourse

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Stop by our table and receive a free gift.

Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center

Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, vscar2@uis.edu, 217.206.7122 for further information

 

 

 

 

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