Gallaudet University Health and Wellness Programs

Gallaudet University Health and Wellness Programs The Health and Wellness Programs Office seeks to enhance the well-being of Gallaudet University stud
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We loved participating in this conference and excited to bring back knowledge/resources to be shared on campus!
10/25/2023

We loved participating in this conference and excited to bring back knowledge/resources to be shared on campus!

10/25/2023

Come see us today!

10/21/2023

What do you know about Alcohol Overdose? How can you help?

10/21/2023

Here are some things we should be aware of for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Image Description: The photo is a diagram in 3 sequenced rows and 3 sequenced columns with informative text about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The arrow started on the left first top sequence crossed through mirrored S to the last bottom right sequence.

It highlights the history, purpose, and significance of the month, as well as the statistics and efforts to end domestic violence.

The top is labeled as “ Informative Info” under is the Deaf Dawn Logo. There is a line to divide 9 purple squares each containing a text written in black font.

The 1st box: “ Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity".
The 2nd box: “October 1981 conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence”.
The 3rd box: “The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence”.
There are 2 arrows pointing down and to the left that leads to the next informative box.
The 4th box: “Promotes awareness of domestic abuse and healthy relationships and educates”.
Then 5th box: “October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!”
The 6th says “The third Thursday of October is now nationally known as Purple Thursday”.
Then again 2 arrows pointing down and to the right that leads to the next informative box. The 7th box: “85% of domestic violence victims are women”
The 8th box: “Advocates across the nation are working to end violence against women and their children”.
The last box: “Most domestic violence incidents are never reported”.

10/21/2023

Deaf Dawn is reaching out for your support! The dedicated interns at Dawn are passionately working to design and host events and activities that empower and uplift our community. Your support can make a significant impact. Please visit our website for more information.

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The image is a diagram featuring text and graphics. The text on the diagram says "Deaf Dawn Seeking For Donations”. There are 3 boxes in the middle. The box to the left has an illustration of hands making a heart shape in purple outline and hearts around the hand shape heart. The middle box is the logo of Deaf Dawn in dark blue transitioning to an aqua color. The third box to the right, has a yellow and purple bubble text saying “Upcoming Events”. On the center of the bottom is a link that says “Support Here” and has the Deaf Dawn Donate page at https://deafdawn.org/donate

10/21/2023

Join us for a night of connection and celebration at Latine Noche Social, happening on October 21, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Union Market Rooftop. Let's come together! 💫

National Hispanic Latino Association of the Deaf Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of the Metropolitan DC Area

10/21/2023

Have expired or unused prescription meds? Come dispose of the safely on Wednesday October 25 10a to 2p at Gallaudet University!

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10/21/2023

We have been active on our Instagram. Follow us !

Looking for a way to make some extra cash, all while helping out with important research? Check out this opportunity!Ima...
01/27/2023

Looking for a way to make some extra cash, all while helping out with important research? Check out this opportunity!

Image description: photograph of 4 glasses of beer, text on navy blue background that reads: "Volunteers Needed. If you are 21 or older, are a current Gallaudet full-time student or staff, deaf or hard-of-hearing, and are comfortable talking about alcohol use on campus (even if you don’t use), you may be eligible to participate in a research study." Below, text on a beige background reads: "Experiences of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students with Alcohol Related Consequences Explore Experiences and perspectives Comfortable talking about alcohol use (even if you don’t use) 60-75 minute interview in ASL. Voluntary and confidential! $20 gift card Location: Zoom! at a time and date that works for you.
Contact: [email protected]
This study is for the researcher’s Walden University PhD dissertation."

Would you like to gain health knowledge and learn new skills? Would you like to help improve access to the healthcare sy...
01/26/2023

Would you like to gain health knowledge and learn new skills? Would you like to help improve access to the healthcare system for our Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard-of-Hearing community?

Gallaudet’s Center for Deaf Health Equity is excited to announce our free Community Health Worker Training in the following cities:

March 4/5: Washington D.C.

March 18/19: Riverside, CA

April 1/2: Brooklyn, NY

April 15/16: Atlanta, GA

May 6/7: St. Paul, MN

May 20/21: Boston, MA

Register by February 13, 2023 through this link: gu.live/chwtraining. Come and join us in making a difference in the health of our community! If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected].

Mobile device and ASL fluency required.

For more information: [email protected]

Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=621711856625426&set=a.414699200660027

Would you like to gain health knowledge and learn new skills?

Would you like to help improve access to the healthcare system for our Deaf, Deafblind, and hard-of-hearing community?

Want to make a difference in the health of our community?

Come and take Gallaudet’s Center for Deaf Health Equity’s Community Health Worker Training in 6 cities - for free!

March 4/5: Washington D.C.
March 18/19: Riverside, CA
April 1/2: Brooklyn, NY
April 15/16: Altanta, GA
May 6/7: St. Paul, MN
May 20/21: Boston, MA

Register by February 13, 2023

Link: gu.live/chwtraining

01/14/2023

Are you still looking for an elective or GE course to take Spring 2023?

Medical Terminology (3 credits) will be offered as a hybrid course (2 credit hours online, 1 credit hour face-to-face on Wednesdays 3-3:50pm).

Through this course, you will learn the language of health including healthcare, disease, and anatomy terms. This is a foundation class for anyone pursuing a career in healthcare or the sciences. In fact, BIO 106 is an approved elective for biology, IT - health informatics, and public health majors. Additionally, anyone who is interested in exploring this class is encouraged to register.

12/05/2022

Pet Therapy tonight with Jennifer O'Keefe with Caspian or Rilian

Kat McKibben with Tig

Kate Schilling with Thumper

Clay Hamric with Fenway

Diana Schonfeld with Rosie

Alanah Aquino with Yams

JSAC MPR 7 pm!

Join us THIS FRIDAY! We will have lots of fun and games at the Field House for the Get Moving event!   Thanks to our par...
11/08/2022

Join us THIS FRIDAY! We will have lots of fun and games at the Field House for the Get Moving event! Thanks to our partners Gallaudet Intramurals and Gallaudet Student Body Government for helping us to host this event!

Image description: navy blue text reads "Get Moving!! Friday, November 11 8pm-12am, Field House (GYM) contact info: [email protected] -Rock Climbing -Games!- Food! -DJ Kazeem!" Image of bison and a basketball in top left corner, volleyball in top right corner, people dancing in bottom right corner, basketball in bottom left corner, logo of SBG, Gallaudet Intramurals, and Gallaudet HWP.

Coming up next week! Being aware of symptoms of mental illnesses can help you to take care of yourself and the people yo...
10/26/2022

Coming up next week! Being aware of symptoms of mental illnesses can help you to take care of yourself and the people you love. Stop by to learn more!

Many students choose to party sober. The HWP supports this! We encourage students to party safe, smart and socially resp...
10/14/2022

Many students choose to party sober. The HWP supports this! We encourage students to party safe, smart and socially responsible. One protective behavior is to eat before drinking. Check out this information on foods that can help you to party smart.

What you eat before drinking alcohol can have a huge impact on how you feel at the end of the night — and the next morning. Here are the 15 best foods to eat before drinking.

This week join the athletics department in dedicating their games to Mental Health Awareness!
10/03/2022

This week join the athletics department in dedicating their games to Mental Health Awareness!

Did you know Gallaudet University Health and Wellness Programs has a food pantry? This is a service for students who hav...
09/22/2022

Did you know Gallaudet University Health and Wellness Programs has a food pantry? This is a service for students who have additional needs. For more information, please go here:

The GU Food Pantry is open to students who need help with food, toiletries, and other miscellaneous items.

We asked students and staff, "How do you stay healthy?" Here are a few of the great responses we got at Bison Fest! Comm...
09/13/2022

We asked students and staff, "How do you stay healthy?" Here are a few of the great responses we got at Bison Fest! Comment your own responses here!

Transitioning to college can include changes in sleep. Check out this video for some tips to have good sleep:
09/11/2022

Transitioning to college can include changes in sleep. Check out this video for some tips to have good sleep:

The stressful, uncertain, and eventful years of 2020-2022 prompted many people, particularly teenagers, to take ownership of some absurd sleep patterns. Habi...

09/07/2022

September is . We are supporting recovery for every person, family, and community. You got this with our support! Want to learn more? Go to www.samhsa.gov/find-help/recovery. !

Gallaudet has great resources for YOU!
09/06/2022

Gallaudet has great resources for YOU!

Want to get the Monkeypox vaccine? Here's more information:
08/29/2022

Want to get the Monkeypox vaccine? Here's more information:

MPX Vaccine Clinic

08/09/2022

Important information on Monkeypox in ASL

06/21/2022

Registration is now open for the DC Breastfeeding Coalitions virtual August 2022 Lactation Certification Preparation Course. Online attendance at all 9 sessions from 10am-2pm is required to receive Continuing Education Recognition Points or CERP's; applicable for registration to the International Board of Lactation Consultants Examination. ASL interpretation is available for all sessions on the following days.
Week 1 August 2, 4, 6, 2022
Week 2 August 9, 11, 13, 2022
Week 3 August 23, 25, 27, 2022
Please register as soon as possible using the registration link below.

http://www.dcbfc.org/LC_PrepCourse-Aug2022.php

Address

800 Florida Avenue, NE (Ely 103)
Washington D.C., DC
20002

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(202) 651-5432

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