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Recovery Yoga - Fall 2015

We are pleased to offer "Recovery Yoga" for anyone who is engaged in a healing process.   Participants will not be asked to disclose information about their recovery, but examples include: sexual assault, eating disorders, drug and alcohol use, mental health struggles, veterans of war. Yoga sessions will be taught by trained instructors from Transformation Yoga. Classes will be held on Thursday nights at 7pm in 160 Carpenter Sports Building, starting with a first class kick-off on the Central Green on Sept. 17, 2015. Sponsored by the Collegiate Recovery Community, Sexual Offense Support, and Student Wellness & Health Promotion.

Training Information

TRAINING IS ESSENTIAL AND REQUIRED for becoming a member of Pow! Training will focus on a variety of material, including health information, programming skill development, and values clarification.

SPRING 2015 PEER EDUCATOR TRAINING will be held on April 18 & 19th, 2015, and topical breakout sessions have will be held at the times & dates listed below. Training is MANDATORY.

Pow! General Training:

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 9:00am - 6:00pm

After the peer educator training weekend, each new member will select a topic of focus and may also be asked to attend breakout training sessions on these topical areas. More information will be provided at training. Currently, two subgroups of Pow! are:

SUGAR: Sexual Understanding, Growth, Awareness & Responsibility - peer education about safer sex, STDs, sexual communication, etc.

ABIDE: About Body Image & Disordered Eating -- peer education about body image, disordered eating, fitness & nutrition.

MEETINGS: After training concludes, though not mandatory, peer educators are expected to attend weekly meetings. This Spring, Pow! meetings are on Thursday nights and include free dinner. Each semester the meeting schedule is determined based on the best availability of members.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be able to attend ALL TRAINING SESSIONS (general + your specialty breakout trainings) in order to participate in Pow!

Application Deadline is March 27, 2015, by 5:00pm. If you missed the deadline and would still like to apply, call Student Wellness & Health Promotion at 302-831-3457 as soon as possible to inquire about submitting a late application.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Mon, Aug. 31st
International Overdose Awareness Day
Location TBA
International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.
Thurs, Sept. 17th, 7:00pm
Recovery Yoga
On the Central Green by Memorial Hall & Hullihen Hall
We are pleased to offer "Recovery Yoga" for anyone engaged in a healing process. Participants will not be asked to disclose information about their recovery, but examples include: sexual assault, eating disorders, drug and alcohol use, mental health struggles, veterans of war. Classes will be taught by trained instructors from Transformation Yoga. After this kick-off session, classes will be held on Thursday nights at 7pm in 160 Carpenter Sports Building. Sponsored by the Collegiate Recovery Community, Sexual Offense Support, and Student Wellness & Health Promotion.
Sun, Oct. 4th
Bus trip to Rally in DC
Bus will take the group from Newark to Washington, DC
The time has come to UNITE to Face Addiction and stand up for recovery. On October 4, 2015 a transformative event will take place in Washington, DC that will ignite and build a movement to address one of the most pressing health issues of our time. Please join the University of Delaware's Collegiate Recovery Community for a bus trip to this rally. Contact Jess at Jestok@udel.edu for more information.
Sat, Oct. 10th
2nd Annual S.O.S. 5K: Glow for Hope Walk/Run
UD Laird Campus
Whether you are an avid racer, are looking for opportunities to exercise, or are passionate about ending sexual assault, intimate partner violence & stalking on campus, we hope you will join S.O.S. for our 2nd Annual 5K event! Registration is $15 for UD students, $20 Non-Student pre-registration rate until 10/5, $50 Family Rate, $25 Day-of-Event registration. T-shirts, & refreshments for all participants. Proceeds wil benefit S.O.S. Questions? Call Student Wellness 831-3457.