Program Request Form

Counseling, Health, and Wellness Staff and the Suffolk University Peer-Health Educators (SUPERs) are available to speak in your classrooms, student group meetings, and other programs or events.

If you are interested in a presentation, please complete the form below.

Please note: Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is not availability for your requested day or time we will work with you to find an alternate time.

Program and tabling requests must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the engagement for programs listed below. For new programs, requests must be made at least 4 weeks prior. Please provide two weeks' notice to ensure that we will be able to fulfill your request. Once submitted a staff member will follow-up with you regarding your request.

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Resilience and Mental Health

Students are juggling school, work, personal lives, family concerns and sometimes it is overwhelming. This program discusses physical, emotional, and psychological signs of stress as well as coping strategies to stay resilient. Also available to be covered are the topics of Depression/Anxiety as we know 1 in 5 college students will experience a mental health concern. Become informed about some of the major causes of anxiety and depression, as well as tips on how to cope. These topics can be tailored to address unique mental health concerns as well as coping tools and increasing resiliency. Presented by CHW staff and/or peer-health educators.


Worrying about exam performance can negatively impact a student’s grades. This workshop will provide a platform for discussion of recognizing test anxiety, in conjunction with tools to help stay calm and perform well. Presented by CHW staff.Managing Test Anxiety.


“Paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally” (Kabat-Zinn). A brief, experiential introduction to the principles of mindfulness, the benefits of developing this skill, and meditative exercises. Presented by CHW staff.


This program focuses on the importance of a good night’s sleep and how it can affect academic performance and overall health and wellness. Tips for creating healthy sleep hygiene habits and how to get a good night sleep are provided. Presented by CHW staff and/or peer-health educators.


Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines physical poses, controlled breathing, and meditation or relaxation. It can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure and lower your heart rate. When requesting this program please make sure you have a space reserved which can occupy 10-15 participants and yoga mats. A/V is also required. Presented by CHW Staff.

Alcohol

Students learn about the dangers of binge/high risk drinking and alcohol dependence in a fun and interactive way. A variation of "Pour For Your Peers" is used during this program as way to show students the risks associated with drinking, what a standard drink looks like, and tips on how to make smart decisions. Presented by the Suffolk University Peer-Health Educators.


An interactive program to show students the risks associated with drinking, what a standard drink looks like, and tips on how to make smart decisions. Presented by the Suffolk University Peer-Health Educators.


This discussion isn’t only for mandated students! Wellness or Counseling staff visit with groups or individuals and walk them through some interactive journaling and lively discussions about alcohol use, life goals, and the intersection between the two.

Nutrition
(must provide supplies)

Students create their own trail mix, choosing from a variety of nutritious ingredients ... all of which are brain foods. Information on why and how these foods are beneficial to students is provided as well as a take home treat. Excellent program around Finals week! Presented by the Suffolk University Peer-Health Educators.

(please describe your program topic and goals)

There are many facets of nutrition, especially how they apply to college students. If you would like a nutrition-based program please describe, in as much detail as possible, what you would like covered (i.e. eating healthy on a college budget, how to snack healthy on the go etc.)

Sexual/Reproductive Health

A jeopardy-style game which uses questions focused on sexual health to engage students and increase their understanding of various sexual health topics. This program requires AV set-up and preferably room for students to split into teams. Presented by Suffolk University Peer-Health Educators

Relationship with Self and Others

Relationships come in all shapes and sizes. This interactive discussion will help students identify unhealthy and dangerous patterns of relating, as well as begin thinking about what they value in a healthy relationship. This program can also cover conflict resolution and ways of repairing or moving through it as well as practicing the way in which we communicate with ourselves and others to move towards resolution. Additional program options include exploring the different ways of responding to anger, including understanding what is underneath it. Presented by CHW staff.

(interpersonal violence and bullying)

Using principles of Social Psychology, this workshop is focused on empowering each of us to find ways to prevent violence. Together we will be identifying problem behaviors, deciding when and how to intervene, and working through scenarios. Presented by CHW staff.


This program promotes positive body image. Students are invited to write a positive message about their own bodies on human shaped cutouts which are then hung up around campus. Can be a passive program, good for tabling. Presented by Suffolk University Peer-Health Educators.

General Departmental Presentation

Gives our department a name and a face! We are happy to visit your class, program, meeting, or event to share information about our services.

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Please note: Graduate and Law School requests would be fulfilled by staff no matter what program is requested. Please use this form for those requests and note this in the special requests section.