L I F E Outreach Programs
To schedule one of these ready-made, informative and useful programs
call the Office of Health Promotion at 458-4501 or e-mail
BYOB: Bring Your Own Brain—A Power
Point presentation that looks at myths surrounding alcohol consumption and
the effects of high-risk drinking on learning and memory. This program
takes cutting-edge neuroscience research and translates it into practical
Alcohol 101—Attend an interactive
party, make choice about drinking behavior and let the good times roll!
See the consequences of high-risk drinking without having to personally
experience the pitfalls and dangers of excessive drinking.
The BAC Educator—An interactive CD
program that demonstrates how drinking affects individual BAC levels based
on gender, weight, rate of drinking and choices an individual makes.
Breaking the Cycle—An interactive
activity that looks at the concept of enabling and provides participants
with the skills to speak up and confront a friend who is drinking in a
Beer Goggles—Interactive use of
beer goggles simulates intoxication at .08. Effects of alcohol at various
BAC’s will be discussed. Can be combined with any of the above alcohol
Sexual Etiquette—Discussion about
gender expectations in relationships, real-life stories about sexual
decision-making including the “hooking-up” scene, provides a brief
overview of methods of
contraception (including Condom Scramble!) and
resources available on campus.
Sex in the CD—An interactive
adventure in exploring sexual health issues. It has three rooms; a
nightclub (Club in the Mix), a bookstore (HIStories & HERstories) and a
coffee house (Friends & Lovers).
Silent Epidemic—A power point presentation of the most common STD’s found
on college campuses including W&L. Prevention is emphasized.
He Says, She Hears…She Says, He Hears—
Discussion about meaning of consent—how consent is given and how it is
heard. Looks at common situations on campus and how to avoid problems.
A Delicate Balance—Students who
have experienced sexual assault share their stories. How does a student
know if sexual misconduct has occurred when so often alcohol has been
misused and there are no witnesses? The issues of consent and respect will
Painful Encounters—Video discusses
acquaintance rape at W&L. Discusses what to do if you or a friend is
sexually assaulted and who can assist you.
Playing the Game—Video of date rape
situation and the morning after. Perception differences between men and
women are discussed.
The Mood/Food Connection—Looks at
some of the issues young adults face as they struggle with eating issues.
Provides positive ways to enjoy a healthy diet in a college setting.
presentation which looks at myths surrounding marijuana use and the
effects on learning, motor skills and the addiction potential.
Create Your Own—Mix and match
programs or ask for a program to meet your organization’s specific needs.
*Budget 1 hour per program to allow discussion time