2014 Event Calendar

August 2014

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UNM Student Veterans Retreat, Sep. 11-14, 2014, Vallecitos Mountain Ranch, NM

Connect with others, nature, and yourself! NO Cost to UNM Student Military Veterans. This retreat offers professionally facilitated group support, mindfulness training, and outdoor experiences. Contact pspencer@unm.edu for information.

PLEASE NOTE: We have currently reached our maximum number of applicants for the retreat. However, we encourage you to apply to be on our Retreat Waiting List. Click on the link below to apply online:

Veterans Retreat - WAITING LIST

Sponsored by UNM SHAC (through community donations). Interested in donating? Please visit the UNM Foundation's SHAC Veterans Fund to make an online, tax deductible donation.

09/01/14

SHAC is closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Click here for a list of After-Hours Health Care Options.

09/03/14

Cooking Demonstration for Students: Building a Pantry, Wed., Sep. 3, 10:00-11:00 AM, La Posada

Join the La Posada Chef and our SHAC Nutritionist for a fun-filled learning opportunity with food samples. NO CHARGE! Seating is limited. You MUST contact SHAC at (505) 277-1074 to secure your spot.

09/03/14

Student Health Leadership Council Meeting, Wed., Sep. 3, Noon-1:00 PM, SHAC, Rm 234

We need your input! Please join the SHLC for our next meeting about current programming at SHAC. A light lunch will be served. For info, call SHAC at 277-4842.

09/05/14

Climb for Veterans, Fri., Sep., 5, 5:00-10:00 PM, Stone Age Climbing Gym, 4130 Cutler Ave, Albuquerque

A $10 minimum donation for a 1-day pass and equipment rental will help to sponsor veterans for the UNM Student Veterans Retreat at Vallecitos. Bring your friends and family to support a great cause!

Climb for Veterans Fundraiser

Can't make it but still want to help sponsor a veteran to attend the retreat? Donate online at https://www.unmfund.org/fund/shac-veterans-fund. For info about the retreat, e-mail Peg Spencer, MD, at pspencer@unm.edu.

09/11/14 thru 09/14/14

UNM Student Veterans Retreat, Sep. 11-14, 2014, Vallecitos Mountain Ranch, NM

Connect with others, nature, and yourself! NO Cost to UNM Student Military Veterans. This retreat offers professionally facilitated group support, mindfulness training, and outdoor experiences.

NOTE: We have reached our maximum number of applicants for the retreat. However, we encourage you to apply to be on our Retreat Waiting List. Click on the link below to apply online:

Veterans Retreat - WAITING LIST

Sponsored by UNM SHAC (through community donations). Interested in donating? Please visit the UNM Foundation's SHAC Veterans Fund to make an online donation.

09/22/14

Cooking Demonstration for Students: Create "My Plate," Mon., Sep. 22, 6:30-7:30 PM, La Posada

Join the La Posada Chef and our SHAC Nutritionist for a fun-filled learning opportunity with food samples. NO CHARGE! Seating is limited. You MUST contact SHAC at (505) 277-1074 to secure your spot.

09/23/14

Laughter Yoga: Laughter for No Reason Workshop for UNM Students Only, Tue., Sep. 23, 4:00-5:00 PM, SHAC

Participants simulate laughter as a form of physical exercise via stretching, breathing, clapping, and chanting. Wear comfortable clothing. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

09/24/14

Happiness 101: The Art & Science of Well-Being Workshop for UNM Students Only, Wed., Sep. 24, 3:30-5:00 PM, SHAC

Learn what you can do to increase your daily happiness levels. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

09/29/14

Tips & Tricks for Academic Success Workshop for UNM Students Only, Mon., Sep. 29, 3:00-4:30 PM, SHAC

Learn tips and tricks to deal with barriers to academic success. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

10/01/14

Rewiring Your Brain: Changing Habits of Thought, Behavior & Emotion Workshop for UNM Students Only, Wed., Oct. 1, 3:30-5:00 PM, SHAC

Changing Habits is a bit easier if you understand how the brain wires for habits, and a few principles of rewiring. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

10/06/14

Cooking Demonstration for Students: Protein-Packed Breakfast, Mon., Oct. 6, 8:30-9:30 AM, La Posada

Join the La Posada Chef and our SHAC Nutritionist for a fun-filled learning opportunity with food samples. NO CHARGE! Seating is limited. You MUST contact SHAC at (505) 277-1074 to secure your spot.

10/08/14

Healthy Relationships Workshop for UNM Students Only, Wed., Oct. 8, 4:00-6:00 PM, SHAC

Learn about healthy components to happy, long-term relationships. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

10/09/14- 10/10/14

UNM Fall 2014 Midterm Break

SHAC is open regular hours of operation.

10/13/14

Tips & Tricks for Academic Success Workshop for UNM Students Only, Mon., Oct. 13, 3:00-4:30 PM, SHAC

Learn tips and tricks to deal with barriers to academic success. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

10/15/14

Mental Health Screening Day, 11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 15, SHAC

If you’re feeling angry, depressed, or anxious, you can take an anonymous mental health assessment and meet with a mental health professional. NO CHARGE to UNM students! A screening test is not a substitute for a complete evaluation, but it can help you learn if your symptoms are consistent with anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder. For students with busy schedules, free, online screenings are available For info, call SHAC Counseling Services at 277-3136.

10/17/14

Cooking Demonstration for Students: Holiday Meal Alternatives, Fri., Oct. 17, 1:30-2:30 PM, La Posada

Join the La Posada Chef and our SHAC Nutritionist for a fun-filled learning opportunity with food samples. NO CHARGE! Seating is limited. You MUST contact SHAC at (505) 277-1074 to secure your spot.

10/21/14 & 10/22/14

FREE Flu Shot Clinic for UNM Students, Staff & Faculty (Anyone 18 years old or older), Tue.., Oct. 21 & Wed., Oct. 22, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, UNM SUB Atrium

For information, contact the SHAC Immunization Clinic at 277-7925.

10/22/14

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop for UNM Students Only, Wed., Oct. 22, 3:30-5:00 PM, SHAC

Attend to the present moment in an open, accepting, and curious manner so you can reduce stress. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

10/23/14

Recognizing Depression: Causes, Treatment & Prevention Workshop for UNM Students Only, Thu., Oct. 23, 3:00-5:00 PM, SHAC

Define depression, identify its causes, describe its manifestations and impact on student life, and discuss interventions. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

10/24/14

Test Anxiety Workshop for UNM Students Only, Fri., Oct. 24, 1:30-3:30 PM, SHAC

Understand the causes of test anxiety and learn coping skills. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

11/10/14 & 11/11/14

FREE Flu Shot Clinic for UNM Students, Staff & Faculty (Anyone 18 years old or older), Mon., Nov. 10 & Tue., Nov. 11, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, UNM SUB Atrium

For information, contact the SHAC Immunization Clinic at 277-7925.

11/13/14

Laughter Yoga: Laughter for No Reason Workshop for UNM Students Only, Thu., Nov. 13, 4:00-5:00 PM, SHAC

Participants simulate laughter as a form of physical exercise via stretching, breathing, clapping, and chanting. Wear comfortable clothing. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

11/19/14

Coping With Endings Workshop for UNM Students Only, Wed., Nov. 19, 3:30-5:00 PM, SHAC

Dealing well with endings (of relationships, jobs, school, childhood, etc.) is one of the most difficult things we human beings do. Come learn how to cope better with endings. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

11/20/14

Assertive Communication Workshop for UNM Students Only, Thu., Nov. 20, 3:30-5:00 PM, SHAC

Learn basic assertiveness, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills for better personal communication. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

11/21/14

Rewiring Your Brain: Changing Habits of Thought, Behavior & Emotion Workshop for UNM Students Only, Fri., Nov. 21, 3:30-5:00 PM, SHAC

Changing Habits is a bit easier if you understand how the brain wires for habits, and a few principles of rewiring. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

11/27/14 & 11/28/14

SHAC is closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Click here for a list of After-Hours Health Care Options.

12/01/14

Anger Management Workshop for UNM Students Only, Mon., Dec. 1, 4:00-6:00 PM, SHAC

Learn to identify triggers and develop alternative responses to problematic situations/events. NO CHARGE! For more info or to register, click here.

12/13/14

Last Day of UNM Fall 2014 Semester

12/24/14 thru 01/02/15

SHAC is closed in observance of the UNM Winter Break. SHAC will reopen at 8:00 AM on Mon., Jan. 5, 2015.

Make sure you have an adequate supply of medications before the Break. Call the SHAC Pharmacy at 277-6306.

Click here for a list of After-Hours Health Care Options.