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Wellness News : October 2012

UMBC Takes the Stairs Campaign Launch

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Step by step, small steps make a big difference.
Invest in your health by choosing to take the stairs rather than the elevator.
This is one of many ways you can make Healthy Choices Every Day.

UMBC Wellness Initiative
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Wellness Initiative iNet Videos Launch

Here are 4 videos that you can use in your department to spread the word about all the ways you can make Healthy Choices Every Day.

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/wellness/media

UMBC Wellness Initiative
Explore the Wellness Initiative website: www.umbc.edu/wellness
Join the Wellness Initiative myUMBC Group!

Group Fitness Online Sign-Ups Available!

UMBC Fitness and Wellness now has online sign-ups! To register for class, go to http://my.umbc.edu/groups/fitness-at-therac and click on Events. You will see the classes being held today. Click on the class you would like to attend and then click the I Can Attend button, you can even add it to your calendar! You must be logged onto myUMBC to register. We look forward to seeing you in class!

Relationship Violence Awareness & Prevention Resources

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We have included links below to different resources and events happening on and off campus. Please support these events by either attending or sharing this email with others who may be interested. We all want healthy relationships and the resources below can help us co-create these.

For a flyer of Domestic Violence Awareness Month events offered in October by University Health Services and the Women’s Center: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/wellness/news/17024

If you, or someone you know, is in an unhealthy relationship, there are campus & community resources to help:

Links to resources found on the UMBC Relationship Violence Awareness & Prevention website:
- Relationship screening: http://umbc.edu/rvap/quiz/
- On-Campus resources: http://umbc.edu/rvap/resources/on-campus/
- Off-Campus Resources: http://umbc.edu/rvap/resources/off-campus/
- Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Response Team: http://umbc.edu/rvap/getting-help-support/sarvrt/

The Wellness Initiative iNet Video on healthy relationships and teamwork: https://vimeo.com/49203384

The Wellness Initiative website blog ‘Practices for Cultivating Healthy Relationships’: http://www.umbc.edu/wellness/relationships.html