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Alert: Mt. SAC has Transitioned to Online Classes and Services (see www.mtsac.edu/online). Learn more about our COVID-19 response at www.mtsac.edu/health.

Health Education

Various activities, presentations, and workshops intended to improve student health and wellness are available every semester at Mt. SAC. Our events are specialized to provide resources and improved behavioral practices to help students as needed. 

Check back for updates and information related to Health Services. 


 

General Information

    • Presentations

      Experienced Health Educators are available to provide class presentations about Student Health Services and more.

      • Topics include: Introduction to Student Health Services, Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault Promotion & Education, Mindfulness & Meditation.


      To request a presentation or more information, please send an email to mtsachealtheducators@gmail.com. Include desired presentation, number of students, preferred date/time, and location. 

      At least one week's notice to present a program is recommended.

    • Education Events
      • Various events will be hosted each semester.
      • Registration is required for specific events.
      • Students can register on the Health Education page.
      • Extra credit will be honored at the end of events. Be sure to discuss extra credit opportunities with your professor. 


      For more information or suggestions about educational events presented by the Mt. SAC Student Health Center, please contact 
      Amanda Gonzalez or Katie Pelaez at 909-274-4400.

    • Information Booths

      Look out for our Peer Health Educators on campus! Our team is here to help you:

      • Answer general questions about Health Services
      • Update you on resources and information 
      • Educate you on various health and wellness topics
      • Sign up for an event & more 
    •  Free Resources
    • Self-Care Videos

      Here you will find videos created by the Mt. SAC Student Health Center staff to help you during your time at Mt. SAC and after

Fall Calendar Events


IMPORTANT MESSAGE: In light of ongoing developments regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the health and safety of the campus community, all in-person education events have been postponed until further notice.

Students interested in attending an event hosted by Student Health Services can now register using the links below. Click the button of choice to be directed to the event you would like to attend. We hope to see you there!

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Mindfulness 101

September 17, 2020
So, what is mindfulness? In this workshop, we will learn what mindfulness is and ways to practice. We will also connect and share a mindfulness, meditation and breath work practice together. I look forward to sharing space with you and providing a calm atmosphere and break in your day.

Thursday, September 17th
1:00pm-1:45pm
Virtual
Presented by: Andrea Torres


REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Register Now

 

 

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Staying Healthy While at Home

October 21, 2020
Living your best life while at home. It's easier said than done. Even with life simplified by staying at home, actually doing "all the things" that make up a healthy lifestyle often feels like an impossible task. Tune in to "Staying Healthy While at Home" for some tips, some encouragement and community re-focusing on what it means to be healthy.

Wednesday, October 21st
11:00am-11:45am
Virtual
Presented by: Mindy McKinley-Throop, FNP

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: 
Register Now

 

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Stress Less

Novermber 12, 2020
Believe it or not, stress CAN be helpful! Stress is a normal response to threatening or demanding situations.  Our workshop focuses on learning the benefits of stress and introducing practical relaxation techniques to manage stress levels.

Thursday, November 12th 
1:00pm-2:00pm 
Virtual
Presented by: Dr. Diana Chou
 
Register Now

 

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Rest Your Mind-Mindfulness & Meditation in Your Daily Life

December 2, 2020
In this session we will give ourselves time to rest as we end the semester. We will learn ways to practice mindfulness, mediation and breath work in our daily lives. I look forward to sharing space with you as we connect in stillness. 

Wednesday, December 2nd 
1:00pm-1:45pm 
Virtual 
Presented by: Andrea Torres
 
Register Now

 

 

 

Mountie Health News & You

Welcome to the new Mountie Health News & You newsletter! Here you will find information to keep you updated on current health issues. Read on to learn more and check back for new editions.

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