Education and Resources

The Health and Wellness team encourages campus community members to partner with the Barnes Center at The Arch.

Supplies

Health and wellness supplies including Bulk Sexual Health Supplies and Wellness First Aid Kits may be requested by student leaders, staff and faculty to distribute throughout the campus community. Requests will be fulfilled within five business days. Use the Supply Order Form to request supplies today!

Please note, health and wellness supplies are available in limited quantities and until supplies last. We ask that extra supplies please be returned, to then allow additional students the opportunity to receive resources.

The Barnes Center at The Arch offers a variety of free Wellness Kits. Request a kit using the Health Supply Order Form today!

Wellness First Aid Kits:

  • Sleep Kit – Foam earplugs, decaffeinated tea, tips and information on better sleep habits
  • Stress Kit - Play-Doh, a stress ball, a maze pen, tips and information on stress management
  • Cold and Flu Kit- decaffeinated tea, cough drops, hand sanitizer, pocket tissues, Tempa-Dot (single use thermometer), Emergen-C, tips and information about the cold and flu

Workshops

The Barnes Center at The Arch offers workshops to the campus community on a variety of topics. From ways to be an empowered bystander, to tips on managing stress, to tailored workshops based on your needs, staff and peer educators are available to speak with your class, student organization, residence hall floor, fraternity/sorority and more.

Use the Outreach Request Form to request a workshops, tabling and more today!

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students, staff/faculty, other
Length: 45 minutes
Presentation setting:
Cost: Free

Learn more about the Barnes Center at The Arch, including the services, programs and features of the building and the team’s approach to integrated, holistic care.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Residence Hall, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This presentation is a basic introduction to common myths on how alcohol impacts sleep. During this program participants will learn the various sleep stages and how alcohol and other substances may impact their day to day functions.

Audience level: Undergraduate students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting:  Classroom, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

Participants will learn about general information on alcohol use, a variety of strategies for safer alcohol use and how to recognize and respond to alcohol poisoning.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students, staff/faculty, other
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting:  Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Residence Hall, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

Introductory level or advanced sessions on alcohol and other substances. When requesting, please provide details about the needed topic.

Audience: Undergraduate students, graduates students, staff/faculty, other
Length: Two hours and thirty minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

Explore the complexities of sexual violence prevention and learn how to be a prosocial bystander. Participants will engage in dialogue and learn how to apply bystander intervention techniques in their everyday lives. Those who complete the workshop will receive a Be Orange certificate and sticker.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students, staff/faculty, other
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

Learn about the bystander effect and how to overcome barriers to intervening in situations that might be dangerous, risky or unsafe to another person.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students, staff/faculty, other
Length: Three hours
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This workshop helps teach attendees how to recognize the signs of a student in distress. Throughout the workshop, attendees will practice the skills needed to communicate with someone in distress, in addition to facilitate specific conversations around suicide and suicide prevention.

Audience level: Students, faculty and staff of other universities/colleges interested in implementation
Length: Six hours
Cost:
$5,000 for max 25 participants (including training manuals, consultation and travel costs)

Campus Connect has been included on the Suicide Prevention Resource Center/American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and implemented at 175 campuses across the United States. As a result of participating in a Campus Connect Train-The-Trainer session, your campus will be able to implement a self-sustained gatekeeper training program—an essential component of an effective campus suicide prevention program. Campus Connect Train-The-Trainer sessions include:

  • A training manual per attendee, containing a detailed description of the training, a full script, tips and strategies
  • Discussion of specific campus needs and strategies for overcoming implementation challenges
  • Discussion of the need for a public health approach to mental health promotion and suicide prevention
  • Experiential exercises and discussion of how to most effectively lead each exercise
  • Review of recent trends in college mental health, including relevant court cases and state laws
  • Review of the philosophical basis of Campus Connect
  • Specific instruction for potential trainers on how to conduct their own trainings

Partial funding for the implementation and assessment of Campus Connect was provided by a Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Classroom, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

Participants will receive an introduction to cannabis, its legality, safety and its multiple strains and effects. This presentation introduces the different modes of consumption and topics such as dosage(s), potency and onset.

Audience level: Undergraduate students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Residence Hall, Other
Cost: Free

What is cuffing season? How long is it? How can you be healthy during it? This discussion based program gives students the opportunity to explore the different points of view around the idea of cuffing season. Participants will be able to define cuffing season and incorporate aspects of healthy relationships into their definition.

Audience level: Undergraduate students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Residence Hall, Other
Cost:
Free

This workshop was created to engage participants in dialogue about the complexities of sexual and relationship violence.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students, staff/faculty, other
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Orientation, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This workshop focuses specifically on New York State and federal laws, campus policies and resources available to students regarding sexual and relationship violence.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students, staff/faculty, other
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Orientation, Residence Hall, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

A healthy mind, body, spirit and community helps you thrive inside and outside the classroom. Learn about on-campus resources at Syracuse University.

Audience level: Undergraduate students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Classroom, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This introductory level is for incoming students and reviews basic information about stress management, sleep health, time management and self-care.

Audience level: Undergraduate students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Orientation, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This introductory level presentation is geared to incoming students and discusses the transition to college including stress, alcohol and other substances, and how to intervene in unsafe situations.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduate students
Length: Two one hour sessions
Presentation setting: Classroom
Cost: Free

Explore how the symptoms of anxiety and depression are affected by what and how we eat.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduate students
Length: Two one hour sessions
Presentation setting: Classroom
Cost: Free

This workshop explores how to stay healthy in a fast paced technology driven society.

Audience level: Undergraduate students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This workshop is based on a new paradigm of sexuality, ‘pizza.’ The discussion focuses on how to open up communication about sex and sexuality, which in turn leads to healthy encounters, based on consent.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduate students, staff/faculty, other
Length: One hour to one hour and sixty minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn
Cost: Free

Throughout this workshop, participants will learn about opportunities to manage self-care through recreation activities that provide a fun method to cope with stress and anxiety, while creating the opportunity to meet new people.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduate students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

What does it mean to practice good self-care, and how do we actually do it when we have so many other things keeping us busy? This interactive (with coloring!) workshop emphasizes why self-care is important for everyone, discusses ways to incorporate it into our hectic lives, and reflects on how we can expand what it means to think about and practice good self-care.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduate students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Residence Hall, Other
Cost: Free

This fun-filled workshop gives students an opportunity to learn about on-campus resources, as well as information about sexuality, sexual health, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, communication, healthy relationships, responsible decision making and tips for a safer experience as a Syracuse University student.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students, staff/faculty, other
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Orientation
Cost: Free

This workshop is designed as an introduction to on-campus health and wellness resources in addition to general information and tips on staying healthy.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This fun and engaging workshop addresses the benefits of sleep, the factors that influence sleep quality, and gives specific tips and tools for creating the ideal sleep environment and starting healthy sleep habits.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Other
Cost: Free

Participants will learn about smoking and the various methods such as cigarettes, e-cigarettes and cannabis. This presentation delves deeper into the various modes of consumption, chemicals and dependence, state and local policies, as well as smoking safety.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This interactive workshop gives participants an opportunity to identify their unique stressors, learn about the good and bad effects of stress and how to identify them, and discuss specific, manageable tools and tasks to start managing their stress.

Audience level: Undergraduate, graduate students
Length: Thirty minutes
Presentation setting: Classroom
Cost: Free

In this workshop, participants will learn about the Syracuse University Student Health Insurance Plan, what services are covered, options for seeking health care and the importance of having health insurance during your time as a student at the University. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Audience level: Undergraduate students, graduates students
Length: 45 to 90 minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

This practical workshop provides students with skills and resources to help successfully manage stress; including organizing and prioritizing to get things done, combating procrastination, and using technology efficiently.

Audience level: Graduate students, staff/faculty, other
Length: One hour and thirty minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

Recognizing and responding to students who have experienced trauma (i.e., sexual assault, relationship violence and identity targeted violence such as racism)

Audience level: Graduate students, staff/faculty, other
Length: One hour to one hour and sixty minutes
Presentation setting: Awareness Week, Classroom, Lunch and Learn, Training/Professional Development, Other
Cost: Free

Learn to recognize the signs of a student in distress, on-campus referral sources and how to make the referral.