PREVENTION, EARLY INTERVENTION, AND ADVOCACY FOR YOUR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

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WELCOME TO HEALTH PROMOTION

The UHC Health Promotion Department is home to many student support services designed to advance the well-being of our students and the UGA Community.

THE FONTAINE CENTER

We provide a comprehensive menu of prevention, early intervention, counseling, and recovery support services for alcohol and other substance misuse and any student impacted by interpersonal violence.

WELL-BEING & PREVENTION PROGRAMS

Including healthy relationships, mental well-being, stress, sleep, wellness coaching, substance misuse prevention, and interpersonal violence prevention.

  • BEAR! Encountering the non-cuddly kind (Clinic)

    Wednesday, February 8th 2023
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Event Location: Depart from Ramsey Student Center

    Come join UGA Outdoor Recreation and learn all about managing bear interactions in the backcountry. We will cover what to do if you see a bear while hiking, techniques to keep your food safe from bears, and the importance of managing human and black bear interaction. Additionally, we will be practicing proper bear bag hanging techniques in the area surrounding Lake Herrick.

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Dawgs Dealing with It *FYOS Approved!

    Thursday, February 9th 2023
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Event Location: OnlineJoin Event

    This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.

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  • "Let's Talk" at the SLC

    Thursday, February 9th 2023
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Science Learning Center (SLC), room 136

    Let’s Talk is a drop-in, individual service provided by CAPS clinicians, offering informal, confidential consultation.  It provides an opportunity to gain new insights and potential solutions to your problems, as well as information about campus and Athens area resources

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  • Southeastern Spelunking

    Saturday, February 11th 2023
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Howdy family! Have you ever wanted to go spelunking but were unsure how to find an optimal cave, were worried about getting lost, didn't have gear, etc.? Well not to worry! Join Major Tom and the UGA Outdoor Recreation Program as we explore a cave in the southeast. Caves in the southeast are perfect for experienced spelunkers and beginners alike. They offer large caverns and crouching corridors. Beautiful formations and remnants of the past. Have you ever experienced total darkness? Have you ever sung at the bottom of a waterfall? Have you ever seen a cave tree? You can, and lots more on this trip! Prepare to get muddy on this fantastic day trip. See you soon! Exploring caves in the southeast requires some class 3 scrambling, crawling, and lots of mud. Groups are usually in the cave 4 hours or more depending on pace.

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Standing Indian Backpacking

    Saturday, February 11th 2023 8:30 AM - Sunday, February 12th 2023 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Join UGA Outdoor Rec for a weekend in the North Carolina mountains. Traveling along the Appalachian Trail, you'll see the beautiful vistas of Standing Indian Mountain and the surrounding Nantahala National Forest. This trip is beginner friendly and will be a great opportunity to learn new backpacking skills over the course of a 5 mile hike.

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Rabun Bald Day Hike

    Sunday, February 12th 2023
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Join UGA Outdoor Rec as we hike to the second-tallest mountain summit in Georgia - Rabun Bald. A favorite among ORC trip leaders, this hike offers 360 degree panoramic views at the summit and has a moderate difficulty rating, making it perfect for all skill levels. See you there!

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Pride Center "Let's Talk"

    Tuesday, February 14th 2023
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Event Location: Pride Center; Memorial Hall 221

    Stop by the Pride Center for a free, individual, confidential consultation with a CAPS clinician on Tuesdays @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. 

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  • Nutrition Kitchen: $5 Cooking Class

    Tuesday, February 14th 2023
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Event Location: University Health Center - Health Promotion Department
    55 Carlton Street, Athens, 30602

    Pasta Partners: Learn to Make Whole Wheat Pasta and Pesto

    Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register.

    FYOS approved!

    $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students

    Upcoming classes & menus available online at healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen

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  • Change Stress into Success: Anxiety Management Workshop *FYOS Approved!

    Wednesday, February 15th 2023
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Event Location: OnlineJoin Event

    Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress & anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises, and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all.  This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.

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  • Virtual "Let's Talk" (via Zoom)

    Wednesday, February 15th 2023
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Event Location: OnlineJoin Event

    Let’s Talk is a virtual, individual, drop-in consultation service provided by CAPS clinicians, offering informal, confidential consultation. It's an opportunity to gain new insights and potential solutions to your problems, as well as information about campus and Athens area resources

     

     

     

     

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CONNECT WITH US!

Please reach out to us with any questions:

55 Carlton St · Athens, GA 30602

contact@uhs.uga.edu · 706-542-8690

UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER, FIRST FLOOR · 55 Carlton ST · ATHENS, GA 30602