February 24, 2011

Stress management workshop set for March 3

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Wellness Center, part of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Student Health Center, is offering a stress management workshop at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, at the Student Center. There’s no cost to attend and everyone is welcome.

Organizers say research indicates stress is the top health factor negatively impacting college student academic performance. This presentation will offer information about improving focus, reducing text anxiety and getting motivated. The presentation will demonstrate relaxation strategies for handling general stress.

The Student Health Center’s Wellness Center is sponsoring several workshops this spring. See the complete schedule on the Student Health Center website at www.shc.siuc.edu or on the Community Health Calendar at www.communityhealthcalendar.siuc.edu. For more information about the workshops or the various services the Student Health Center and its Wellness Center offer call 618/536-4441.