Greetings from Alice!
Homework on your mind already? Juggling work and family responsibilities as well? The beginning of a new academic year can be challenging in a number of ways. Stressbusters are here to help! Stressbusters is a student-run organization through Alice! Health Promotion that focuses on developing student’s stress coping skills and provides tools and resource that support an individual’s health and well-being.
Looking for a free backrub? Stressbusters has you covered. Stressbusters events create a supportive environment featuring free backrubs along with helpful resources for dealing with stress. Visit the website www.columbiastressbusters.org to see a schedule of regular events.
Don’t have time to attend a regular event? Learn about stress coping resources on campus by checking out the Stressbust Yourself Toolkit and Stressbusters Support Network available on the website. You can even submit a request online to have Stressbusters at your own organization’s event for free.
Interested in becoming a Stressbusters? You are invited to attend a Stressbusters training on Friday, September 16th from 3pm to 6pm in Wien Lounge where you will learn backrub techniques from a Licensed Massage Therapist. The rewards of being a Stressbuster are endless — Stressbusters get $10 gift cards for each hour of stressbusting on top of providing a valuable service to the Columbia community! RSVP for the training by emailing email@example.com no later than September 12th.
With the fall semester firmly underway, Alice! welcomes you to the Morningside campus! Alice! Health Promotion, part of Columbia Health, seeks to make the campus healthier by connecting students with information and resources, cultivating healthy attitudes and behaviors, and fostering a culture that values and supports a healthy community.
Did you know that Alice! sponsors many program and services designed to support your well-being as a member of the Columbia community? Check out the following links for more information about some of the many offerings:
CU Move is an activity-focused program that offers the University community an opportunity to learn about, engage in, and share physical activities that support a healthy lifestyle.
Go Ask Alice! is the leading health question and answer Internet resource for college students with an archive of over 3,000 in-depth responses to questions sent by readers over the past 18 years. If it’s on your mind, it’s probably on Go Ask Alice!
Interactive Trainings that provide current health information, teach skills necessary to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors, and connect students with appropriate on- and off-campus resources are available on various health-related topics.
A!Sleep provides tips, resources and more to help students explore strategies to improve the quantity and quality of sleep. Take the online sleep assessment and get real-time personalized feedback. You can also download a sleep diary and learn more about how Columbia can help you get your ZZZZs.
Alice! Health Promotion Program
Related Q&As from Go Ask Alice!
CU Move — Columbia’s online exercise motivation program
Stress at the start of school
How Go Ask Alice! works
Snoozing and losing
Free flu shots at Columbia?
Handwashing do’s and don’ts
Best wishes for a great fall semester!
Alice! Health Promotion
108 Wien Hall