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"Be Healthy Week" offers free programs for campus community

As part of "Be Healthy Week," Penn State Berks Health Services and the Health and Wellness Committee are offering four free health related programs for students, faculty, and staff, from September 27–October 1, 2010.
Health Services invites the campus community to learn about tobacco and sexual health during the monthly program titled “Get Some” on Monday, September 27, at 6:oo p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. Cheryl Yates, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, will also discuss the college’s free Tobacco Cessation Program. Penn State Berks Health Services and Penn State Berks WPSB-TV have joined forces to produce this monthly TV show on health with an emphasis on human sexuality.

Also on Monday, September 27, Andrea Dillaway-Huber, PhD, RD, LDN, a dietician and nutritionist, will give a presentation titled “What’s the Scoop on Fitness Supplements” from 7:00–8:00 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room.
Health Services and Counseling Services will offer free screenings for depression on Tuesday, September 28; Thursday, September 30; and Friday, October 1, from 12:00–1:00 p.m. on the second floor lobby of the Perkins Student Center.
Finally, the college will host a “Get the Facts Drug and Alcohol Panel” on Wednesday, September 29, from 1:00–2:15 p.m. in room 5 of the Luerssen Building. Members of the panel will include Berks Women in Crisis, Berks County Community Prevention Partnership, Erie Insurance Group, CARON Treatment Center, Berks County District Attorney Office, as well as Penn State Berks Offices of Police Services, Health Services, Judicial Affairs, and the Penn Players student theatre group.

For more information on these programs, contact the Office of Health Services at 610-396-6075.
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