Wildcat Wellness is a student-run organization that is known for its crowd-drawing, fun, and engaging wellness programs.
Programs focus on¬†taking time for self-care and connecting students with their peers and wellness resources.¬†Check out¬† from a couple of founding members!¬†
Interested in joining or learning more about the Wildcat Wellness team? Complete the interest form, .
Wildcat Wellness programs give students the opportunity to take time for self-care, recharge,¬†connect with peers, and link with resources on and off campus.¬†
- DIY Events: Zen Gardens, Sensory Bottles, Coping Boxes,¬†Aromatherapy Spray Bottles, Succulents & Terrariums
- Healthy Snack Bars:¬†Smoothie Bowls, Yogurt Parfaits & Bubble Tea
- Self-Care Study Break: Coffee/Tea Bar¬†(finals week each semester)
April is¬†Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). During this time, Wildcat Wellness¬†and the CHIP Center partner to offer several awareness initiatives across campus to honor the voices and experiences of survivors and provide campus community members an opportunity to¬†explore educational resources, identify support services and engage in conversations and wellness initiatives as they feel comfortable. Key events include but are not limited to:
- SAAM Day of Action (first Tuesday in April)¬†
- What Were you Wearing? Survivor Art Gallery¬†
- Shine a Light on Local Support¬†
- Denim Day¬†
For more information, please visit daemen.edu/prevention.
¬‹ņÚ…Á¬†was a 2018 NCAA CHOICES Grant Recipient. The NCAA CHOICES grant allowed an APPLE Team of students and administrators to attend the 2018 APPLE Training Institute in Orlando, FL.¬†
With the¬†knowledge gained from the APPLE Training Institute, Wildcat Wellness was founded in Spring 2019 and¬†the team created and launched an action plan to increase¬†campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse and strengthen partnerships¬†between¬†athletics, student affairs and other campus departments.
To review the plan,¬†click here!¬†For more information about the team's experience, click here:¬†.