GatorWell presentations are available by request to all UF students, student organizations, and classes. To request a presentation, fill out this form.
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Presentation and Event/Tabling requests should be submitted at least two (2) weeks in advance of your desired program date. You will be contacted within 3 business days regarding your request.If you are having a problem with the form, please email us.
Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
Participate in alcohol quiz to assess knowledge
- Learn how to recognize and respond in alcohol overdose
- Discuss the link between advertising and alcohol consumption patterns
- Learn the reported prevalence rates of high-risk drinking and other related UF statistics
Sex, Drugs, and Dead Celebrities
Participate in a substance abuse quiz to assess knowledge
- Learn about the health hazards associated with various drugs
- Examine the risk factors related to addiction
- Identify campus resources
Health Issues in Tobacco Use
- Participate in a tobacco quiz to assess knowledge
- Learn about the hazards associated with tobacco
- Discuss the link between product advertising and tobacco usage
- Identify smoking cessation strategies
Healthy Decision Making
This presentation is tailored for freshman in the First Year Florida course. It is a brief overview of a variety of health related resources that are provided on campus and covers issues that students face during their first year in college.
- Identify resources provided by the Student Health Care Center and GatorWell Health Promotion Services
- Discuss healthy decision making in college
- Explore and briefly discuss many aspects of health and wellness, including nutrition, time management, stress reduction, sleep, alcohol, sexual health, etc.
College Nutrition Survival
- Describe a balanced diet
- Learn to conduct a diet self-assessment
- Challenge common nutrition myths, answer FAQs
- Provide tips for budgeting, quick & easy cooking, eating out, and/or balancing nutrition & fitness
Sex, Lies, and Chocolate
Description: This is one of our most popular presentations! Our "Sexpert" will provide the answers to most frequently asked questions regarding sexual health. Participants receive a chocolate treat for every question they ask or help the "Sexpert" answer. < Chocolate treats are provided by the presentation requestor.
- Provide an opportunity for students to have their sexual health questions answered in a fun, relaxed, and non-threatening environment
- Clarify myths and gender stereotypes regarding sexual topics
- Identify campus resources available to meet the sexual health needs
Let's Talk About Sex (Sexual Responsibility & Self-Awareness)
Description: If you’re looking for a presentation that provides a general overview of some sexual health highlights, than this is the presentation for you! Students also get the chance to explore what their sexual values are and how to effectively express them.
- Identify your sexual values
- Identify ways your environment (e.g. campus, media, peers, etc.) has contributed to your ideals and values
- Strengthen your sexual self-confidence
- Explore ones sexual identity & freedoms
- Learn to communicate these ideas to a partner
Description: This presentation provides a general overview of current contraceptive methods available and how they prevent unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
- Compare current contraceptive options
- Identify factors to consider when choosing a contraceptive method
- Demonstrate correct condom use
- Learn ways to talk with a partner about using contraception
Sexually Transmitted Infections 101
Description: This presentation provides a general overview of a variety of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including signs & symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
- Learn about the most common STI's that affect college students
- Identify risk reduction strategies
- Provide tips for talking with partner(s) about safer sex
Fun Stuff to do in the Sack
Description: This is a lively, interactive session to learn about the importance of only doing two things in the sack; sex & sleep. Ways to feel more comfortable and confident in the sack or with your choice to wait will be addressed. Ways to improve sleep quality will also be briefly addressed.
- Identify common sexual behaviors & practices, as well as some risk reductions strategies
- Explore reasons why an individual might choose to either abstain or engage in certain sexual behaviors
- Learn ways to show affection/intimacy without having sex
- Identify benefits of appropriate sleep practices
- Provide tips to improve sleep
Stress & Time Management
Stress Management 101
Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction, however, a build-up of stress can lead to negative physical, psychological, social, and academic impacts. This presentation provides an opportunity for students to explore the things that cause them stress, think about how their body and mind reacts to stress, and get introduced to a wide variety of stress management strategies.
- Identify personal stressors
- Identify personal signs of stress
- Learn strategies for managing stress
Relax, Rejuvenate, and Unwind
This presentation focuses on relaxation and sleep strategies that can help students feel more rested and manage their stress for a positive impact on their overall wellness.
- Identify personal stressors and barriers to sleep
- Discover ways to calm your stress
- Examine the benefits of relaxation and sleep in relationship to academic and personal success
- Explore relaxation techniques you can do on your own
- Practice breathing techniques, progressive muscle relaxation, and guided imagery
Stress Reduction before Finals
With assignment deadlines, final exams, and everything else that has to be wrapped-up, the end of the semester can be very stressful. Feeling overwhelmed by all that you have to do during the end of the semester can lead to decreased productivity and may impact your academic success. The presentation enables students to:
- Identify personal stressors
- Explore skills to reduce stress before, during, and after the exam
- Experience stress reduction techniques that you can do any time, any where, and any place
Manage Your Time, Maximize Your Potential
Many college students have very busy schedules, so being able to organize and manage time is essential to success. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn and practice strategies to:
- Identify important tasks and prioritize them
- Organize schedules and tasks
- Overcome procrastination
STRIVE Peer Education Presentations
Interpersonal violence includes (but is not limited to) sexual assault, rape, relationship violence/abuse, harassment. The focus of these presentations is to educate, inspire, and empower UF students to actively participate in creating a campus community that is free from interpersonal violence.
Interpersonal Violence on Campus: An Overview
Description: These presentations are provided by STRIVE peer educators. The focus of these presentations is to educate, inspire, and empower UF students to actively participate in creating a campus community that is free from interpersonal violence.
- Define interpersonal violence.
- Provide prevalence rates on college campuses.
- Describe and dispel common sexual assault myths.
- Identify reasons interpersonal violence, and specifically sexual violence, is prevalent.
- Define consent and understand when consent can and cannot be given.
- Discover ways to prevent sexual assault.
- Identify how to help a loved one who is affected by interpersonal violence.
Yes, No, Maybe? Making Sense of Consent
Description: A one word definition of consent? Yes. While everyone's 'yes' does not always look or sound the same, there are common threads. This inclusive, interactive, and engaging presentation helps students to understand what is, and what is not, consent.
- Learn the role of consent in sexual assault.
- Learn the verbal and non-verbal cues of consent and non-consent.
- Learn when consent can and cannot be given.
- Learn how to say, ask for, and/or accept yes, no, or maybe.
- Dispel gender role stereotypes as they relate to, and affect issues of, consent and sexual interactions.
- Discover how communication about sex can foster a healthy relationship.