As a part of our comprehensive programming, the Health Education & Promotion (HEP) Office offers wellness workshops on various health topics by request. Workshops can be requested through the “request a workshop” button (below) by students and/or staff/faculty/administrators who would like us to present to a group of students. We ask that requests be made at least 2 weeks prior to the desired workshop date and that you have at least 10 participants in attendance. All workshops are one hour in length, unless otherwise noted. Workshop options include the following:

Building a Healthier You

This workshop focuses on healthy eating and physical activity to support your general wellness. By the end of the workshop students will be familiar with messages from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (2008) and be able to create a plan for wellness using SMART goals.

3 Practices to Enhance Well-Being

This workshop will highlight three simple and practical things that you can do daily to better support your mental health and well-being.

Building Resilience

Everyone faces challenges and hardships at times. In this workshop we will discuss a few tools to better equip you to cope with and bounce back from stress and adversity.

Time Management Tips

Time management can be a common challenge for any student. Throw work and social activities into the mix and the daily responsibilities becomes even more difficult to manage. In this workshop we focus on some important tips for staying focused in the midst of our busy schedules.

Managing Everyday Stressors

This workshop focuses on how to identify causes of stress, common stressors for college students, understanding the impact that stress can have on a person, and ways to effectively cope with and manage those stressors.

Calming Your Pandemic Stress

It's no secret that our current pandemic is causing uncertainty and anxiety in our nation. Join us as we talk about some practical tools we can use, not only during the pandemic, but with any challenges we face in life.

Question – Persuade – Refer Training (QPR)

This is an evidence-informed 1.5 hour training that comes with a three-year certificate. Key components covered in this training include the following:

The common warning signs and risk factors of suicidal behavior
Protective factors for suicide prevention
How to have a conversation with someone you think may be suicidal
How to get help for someone in crisis

This is offered to Stan State students for FREE. For more information about the training, visit the QPR Institute.

Step UP! Bystander Intervention Training

Step-UP! is a 1.5 hour bystander intervention program that focuses on how to be proactive in helping others. The goals of Step-UP! are:

  • Raise awareness of helping behaviors
  • Increase motivation to help
  • Develop skills and confidence when responding to problems or concerns
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of self and others

In this interactive workshop, students will act out scenarios to help them apply the new skills they’ve learned. For more information about the training, visit the Step UP!

Let’s Talk About “It” (Sexual Health)

This workshop focuses on a broad range of topics across the sexual health spectrum, including sex communication (identifying your wants, and giving/receiving consent), sex and sexuality (including identity and expression), common myths/misconceptions, contraception, and how to prevent sexually transmitted infections


Sleep is underrated and absolutely essential for college students. Not getting enough sleep can negatively impact our academic performance, among other things. This workshop addresses research-based strategies on how to get better sleep.

The Art of Beating Procrastination

It’s key to stay on top of tasks and assignments if you want to succeed. This workshop goes through a 4-part systematic approach to help you overcome procrastination and start getting things done.

3 Elements of Mindful Self-Compassion

Do you want to learn how to increase mindfulness? Turn self-criticism into self-compassion? Or learn to feel more connected to others? This workshop highlights the three elements of self-compassion and how to incorporate daily practices in your life to increase well-being.

Other health topic workshop requests can be made, however, we would need to be notified 3 weeks prior to the desired date so that we can work with you to create a custom workshop.

Request a Workshop

Updated: December 07, 2021