ALCOHOL AND CALORIES
Contrary to popular belief, there isn't a lot of difference between the number of calories in one beer and the number of calories in one shot of hard liquor (a light beer has 110 calories and a shot has 100). If you choose to drink, think about safe ways to drink before you think about calories. When people take shots, they often end up having more than they wanted to have. Here's more on alcohol and calories.
SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT GROUP
Empowerment, Health, and Healing: A Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault and/or Relationship Abuse
Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm starting February 26th
Counseling and Psychological Services, Conference Room JWW 516
This is a weekly support group for survivors of sexual assault and relationship abuse and is open to all genders. We will explore challenges of healing from sexual assault and/or relationship abuse and identify specific self-care strategies to promote empowerment and healing. Each week, we will focus on a specific self-care strategy that we will discuss and practice as a group. Topics will include reclaiming safety, responding to triggers, developing healthy coping skills, setting healthy boundaries, reclaiming sexuality, and creating healthy relationships with yourself and others. There is no pre-screening required for this group. You are welcome to attend at any time this semester.
Please call 401.863-3476 or e-mail Bita Shooshani or Laura Sobik with questions or to find out more about this group.
DROP IN FOR FREE HIV TESTING AT HEALTH SERVICES
Free, confidential, walk-in HIV testing is available at Health Services, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm. No appointment needed.
Free HIV testing at Health Services is also always available by appointment. To schedule an appointment, call 401.863-3953.
Health Services uses OraQuick testing, a rapid screening test offering results in about 20 minutes.
No blood draw is needed. OraQuick uses an oral swab.
OraQuick tests for the presence of HIV antibodies.
OraQuick accuracy is 95% at 3 months and 99% at 6 months post encounter.