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Student Health Services Programs & Events February 12-25

Highlighted Program
Feb. 18 (registration deadline is Feb. 17)
10 a.m. - noon - Columbia, SC NEDA Walk
When: Saturday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m. - noon
Where: Greene St. by Russell House
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) strives to change lives, raising awareness and funds to fight against eating disorders. SC NEDA walks to inspire,  reduce stigma, and win the fight.  Students and Community supporters are welcome. https://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/events/
 
Stand Up Carolina Hero Award nominations
Nominations for the 8th Annual Stand Up Carolina Hero Awards are open. Do you know a University of South Carolina student, faculty, or staff member who has stood up to help a campus community member and had a significant impact on that person’s life? If so,  nominate them for a Stand Up Carolina Hero Award! RSVP deadline is March 1. To nominate  someone, visit sa.sc.edu/shs/savip/outreach.
 
Calendar of Events, Feb 12-25
Feb. 13
3-4:30 p.m. - Mental Health Matters Campaign Focus Group
When: Monday, Feb. 13, 3-4:30 p.m.
Where: Byrnes 704
Student Health Services is seeking student participants for a focus group to follow up on the recent Mental Health Matters campaign. RSVP to rcaldwel@mailbox.sc.edu.  For more information about the campaign, visit https://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/cp/mentalhealth/
 
Feb. 13 (registration deadline)
Feb. 16 & 23
4-6 p.m. - Body Project Part 1
When: Thursday, Feb. 16 & 23, 4-6 p.m.
Where: Green Quad Lounge
The Body Project is a conversation about body image and the influences of cultural and social interactions. This small group is a 2 part workshop led by the Changing  Carolina Peer Leaders that will encourage the spread of body positivity and allow women on campus to move towards self-confidence and self-fulfillment. https://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/cw/nutrition/bodyproject/
 
Feb. 15
12:30-1 p.m. – Wind Down Wednesday
When: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 12:30-1 p.m.
Where: Russell House room 301
Do you need a mid-week boost? Join us for mindfulness practice to cultivate an attitude of gratitude and improve productivity by learning mindful techniques. No registration required. Open to students, faculty and staff. www.sa.sc.edu/shs/events
 
Feb. 16 (registration deadline)
Feb. 22
5:30-7 p.m. - Gamecocks Eat Well Cooking Class
When: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Maxcy Kitchen
The Gamecocks Eat Well Cooking Classes are free and open to any university student. A registered dietitian provides knowledge of nutrition and hands-on instruction  for preparation of healthy, balanced meals. This class is called Brinner is Served. Join us to learn healthy, tasty recipes that can be made for any meal. https://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/cw/nutrition/recipes/
 
Feb. 17 (registration deadline)
Feb. 18
10 a.m. - noon - Columbia, SC NEDA Walk
When: Saturday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m. - noon
Where: Greene St. by Russell House
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) strives to change lives, raising awareness and funds to fight against eating disorders. SC NEDA walks to inspire,  reduce stigma, and win the fight. Students and Community supporters are welcome. https://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/events/
 
Feb. 21
12-2:30 p.m. - Suicide Prevention Training
When: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 12-2:30 p.m.
Where: Byrnes 704
Join us to learn how to teach you the warning signs of a suicidal person and early signs of depression, assist you in gaining confidence in how to respond and educate  you about the resources available at the University of South Carolina. https://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/cp/training/
 
Feb. 22
12:30-1 p.m. – Wind Down Wednesday
When: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 12:30-1 p.m.
Where: Russell House room 301
Do you need a mid-week boost? Join us for mindfulness practice to cultivate an attitude of gratitude and improve productivity by learning mindful techniques. No registration required. Open to students, faculty and staff. www.sa.sc.edu/shs/events