FSU CHAW

CHAW encourages students to make healthy lifestyle decisions that facilitate academic success and lead to life-long health and wellness.

https://linktr.ee/fsuchaw CHAW provides quality, research-based wellness services, and health promotion programs available to all FSU students around the following topic areas: alcohol and drugs; collegiate recovery; nutrition; body image; sexual health; hazing prevention; interpersonal violence; and wellness.

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03/25/2024

We are excited to announce that the CON Minority Student Nurses Association (MSNA) will be hosting a Narcan Training Event with FSU CHAW and FSU Nursing.

The training session will take place on Wednesday, April 3rd at 3:30pm in College of Nursing Room 204.

The training consists of easy-to-understand instructions for recognizing and responding to a suspected overdose, distribution of two doses of Narcan nasal spray, and a chance to talk to a medical provider at the University Health Services with any questions.

Narcan is a life-saving medication that can be used to reverse an opioid overdose. Click here for RSVP - https://bit.ly/4cqpcZY

Photos from FSU Division of Student Affairs's post 03/25/2024
Photos from FSU CHAW's post 02/23/2024

πŸ“’ Calling all FSU students! Want to shape the future of nutrition programming and eating disorder prevention on campus? Participate in our research study to help us understand how you utilize resources and programming provided by CHAW, identify challenges and opportunities, and explore environmental factors affecting disordered eating behaviors. Your insights will drive the development of new workshops and improve existing programs.

Open to all FSU students 18+.
Link: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9pD0UbTWX8Cztwq

02/07/2024

CHAW and Seminole Dining are bringing some super cool nutrition events this semester! Get ready to discover how ALL food can be part of healthy eating and snag some delicious food while you're at it with these tabling events!

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Photos from FSU CHAW's post 01/08/2024

Happy first day of spring classes! 🌸 We're super excited to have you back on campus. Need some tips to make this semester a success? Just swipe to see what we recommend! Don't forget, if you are ever unsure of where to go, reach out to CHAW to connect you to resources.

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 01/03/2024

Happy New Year! πŸŽ‰We believe in leaving diet culture behind to focus on a healthy and gentle 🀝 relationship with food, our bodies, and exercise. Swipe to discover tips on rewriting ✏️resolutions and intentions for 2024.

01/01/2024

We wish you a Happy New Year! This past academic year was full of accomplishments for Florida State University, and we are confident 2024 will be even greater! 🎊

FSU CHAW, FSU Health Services, FSU Career Center, University Housing-Florida State University

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 12/14/2023

Reflecting on this year of violence prevention with kNOwMore! From Teal Tuesday and Take Back the Night to You+Me+We, Green Dot, and Purple Thursday, we've spent a lot of time working to end power-based personal violence together! Here's a snapshot at 2023 and what we've done to support survivors, create a trauma-informed campus, and challenge the social norms.

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 11/08/2023

If you've swung by CHAW this semester, you might have noticed some awesome changes, like our brand-new furniture and a super comfy massage chair. πŸ›‹οΈπŸŒŸ While we're more than happy to have our amazing faculty and staff hang out in the living room, we kindly ask that the massage chair be reserved for student use only. 😊 Don't worry, we make sure to thoroughly clean the massage chair after each use for your comfort and safety. βœ¨πŸ’†β€β™€οΈπŸ’†β€β™‚οΈ Book your time slot by visiting calendly.com/fsuchaw and get ready to relax! πŸ“…πŸ’€πŸ’– Oh, by the way, a huge shout-out to SGA Sweepings for making this transformation possible over the summer of 2022. πŸ™ŒπŸ’š

11/08/2023

We are excited to partner with FSU Unconquered By Debt to bring you workshops that look at aspects of money, budgeting, investing and more. Check out our fall series and join us November 15th for Credit Management. Register here or follow link in bio https://www.signupgenius.com/go/ubd #/

11/03/2023

Join CHAW, SGA, and The Food for Thought Pantry on Nov 1st at the HWC Courtyard for free food, recipes, and other resources to support your wellbeing.
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At least 30% of college students report experiencing food insecurity at some point while in school. If you or someone you know is struggling to get enough food, know that there are resources available to help.

The Food for Thought Pantry is open for all currently enrolled FSU students Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and Wednesdays from 1pm – 5pm. It is located on the 4th floor of University Center A, Suite 4148. Students can visit up to once per day. Food options include fresh produce, dairy and dairy alternatives, meats, baked goods, and dried and canned foods. Just bring your FSUCard to verify student status and a bring a bag, if you can.
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We hope to see you next week!

10/30/2023

The Food Pantry, FSU CHAW, and FSU SGA will be co-hosting a mobile distribution on Tuesday November 7th in the Health & Wellness Center courtyard. Currently-enrolled FSU students can stop by to pick up free healthful food and recipes crafted by the Registered Dietitian team!

Photos from Florida State University Libraries's post 10/25/2023
10/16/2023

We are excited to partner with FSU Unconquered By Debt to bring you workshops that look at aspects of money, budgeting, investing and more. Check out our fall series and join us October 19th for Money Management. Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/ubd #/

Timeline photos 09/26/2023

Location change:

Today's event with FSU Sustainable Campus will take place under the UHS covered walkway.

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 09/25/2023

Looking for ways to engage with our topic areas this week? Swipe to find out how.

πŸ“… Tuesday, 9/26: Intuitive Eating with CHAW and Sustainable Campus. Join us for samples of fresh produce from the sustainable garden, and play nutrition trivia featuring question about intuitive eating and sustainability. The event is from11am-1:30pm at the Integration Statue.

πŸ“… Tuesday, 9/26: Join LIFT for our first general body meeting of the semester. Learn about our collegiate recovery program and connect with like minded students. GBM will be from 4pm-5pm at the LIFT Lounge on the 4th floor of Thagard.

πŸ“… Tuesday, 9/26: Join CHAW and LIFT for a substance free game night where you make new friends and build healthy community here on campus. Game night will be from 5pm-7pm at the LIFT Lounge on the 4th floor of Thagard.

πŸ“… Thursday, 9/28: National Gordie Day is held annually on Thursday of National Hazing Prevention Week. Please wear purple to honor those impacted by hazing. Share your post with

09/19/2023

It can be easy to get caught up in the semester and put your self-care on the back burner. That’s why FSU Libraries and CHAW are teaming up for Self-Care Awareness Month! Stop by Strozier to peruse the self-care shelf and check out a book about personal growth. Then, head over to the Libraries’ blog to discover how CHAW can help you practice self-care all year round!

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 09/19/2023

Join us for National Hazing Prevention Week is September 25th through September 29th We have some events lined up that will discuss what hazing is, foster a sense of community, and promote a safe space on campus. We will also create new norms here on campus to eliminate hazing. We can't wait to see you during our hazing prevention week!!! Swipe to check out what's coming! πŸ’œ


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A purple and white flyer for a themed week. The text reads national hazing prevention week. Then the text reads: September 25th at 11 AM in HWC 2500 Coffee and Convos. September 26th 6 PM in the LIFT lounge Game Night. September 27th at 11 AM on Legacy Walk Market Wednesday. September 28th is Gordie Day. Logo at the bottom of the page reads CHAW, Center for Health Advocacy and Wellness. Together we thrive. The Logo on the bottom right reads live well FSU.
The next slide continues the purple and white theme The following slide reads Coffee and Convos. There is a cup of coffee and coffee beans pictured. The flyer reads Join the discussion on hazing prevention with students and staff. Let's share experiences, sip coffee, and create safer community together. At the bottom center it reads September 25th, 2023 HWC 2500 11:00 AM
The next slide continues the purple and white theme and reads game night. Roll the dice for a night of fun and connection. Engage in an alcohol and drug-free game night with our recovery community. September 26th, 2023 6 PM Thagard LIFT Lounge 109 Collegiate Loop Tallahassee FL 32304
The next slide pictures a purple and gold tent with items for sale under it. The flyer reads Market Wednesday. Want to build a better campus community? Swing by Market Wednesday to discover how you can create it! September 27th, 2023
The last slide shows a group photo of people wearing purple. The text reads On Thursdays, we wear purple. Honor Gordie and Andrew. Take a stand against hazing. Create new norms on campus. Join now. ]

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 09/13/2023

S*x & Respect Week Kicks off next Monday! We'll be featuring a sexual health fact in our stories each day, and have events for you to participate in throughout the week.
On Monday, 9/18, join us on the 4th floor of the Health and Wellness Center from 4:00p - 5:00p for a pleasure packing party!
On Wednesday, 9/20, find us at Market Wednesday for a birth control spinner game, pleasure packs, and to ask your sexual health questions.
On Thursday, 9/21, join our community for the Tallahassee AIDS Walk starting at 6:30pm to show support for survivors.

Get ready for an exciting week! 🌟 S*x & Respect Week is just around the corner, and we've got a lot planned for you. Learn interesting sexual health facts in our stories every day and don't miss out on our awesome events throughout the week. πŸŽ‰

πŸ“… Monday, 9/18: Join us on the 4th floor of the Health and Wellness Center from 4:00pm - 5:00pm for an epic pleasure packing party! 🎈

πŸ“… Wednesday, 9/20: Catch us at Market Wednesday for a birth control spinner game, pleasure packs, and a chance to ask all your burning sexual health questions. πŸ”₯

πŸ“… Thursday, 9/21: We're walking together! Join our community at the Tallahassee AIDS Walk starting at 6:30pm to show support for survivors. Let's make a difference! πŸ’ͺ

Don't miss out on these amazing opportunities. Be part of the conversation and join us during S*x & Respect Week. Stay tuned for more updates and event details! *xAndRespectWeekFSU

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 09/11/2023

This Week in CHAW, we have some AWESOME opportunities to connect with you all.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12th, we have our first kNOw More Student Advisory Board General Body Meeting where you can learn about about kNOw More, and how you can be a student voice to campus on ending sexual violence and supporting survivors. The meeting will be 6:00 pm to 7:00 on in the Health and Wellness Center (HWC) classroom 2500. HWC 2500 is located outside the main building, near the vending machines in the courtyard area.

On Thursday, September 14th, we have our first Green Dot Bystander Intervention training of the semester. In Green Dot Training, we will share how you can be an active bystander to reduce harm on our campus and create a culture that doesn't tolerate violence. Register by Wednesday, September 13th to secure your spot. Registration Link can be found in our linktree. Training will be from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

On Friday, September 15th, our collegiate recovery community, LIFT, will be hosting an open house in their new LIFT Lounge, located on the 4th floor of the Thagard building. Drop by the open house between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm to meet our student staff and learn more about LIFT.

We hope to see new and familiar faces at these events. Have a great week.

09/11/2023

University Health Services' Center for Health Advocacy and Wellness at Florida State University is hiring! We are currently looking for an Assistant Director and two Prevention Coordinators to join our team. Apply at jobs.fsu.edu, select Current Career Opportunities, and search by job ID (55972) Assistant Director; (55975); Prevention Coordinator; (56021) Prevention Coordinator.
FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 09/07/2023

Interested in learning more about nutrition and building a healthier relationship with food? CHAW and Seminole Dining invite you to come learn how all foods can fit as part of a healthy diet and learn what the macro nutrients do for your body at these tabling events.
Food is provided!

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 08/31/2023

As part of CHAW's goals to be a partner in your health and wellness journey, we offer 3 Direct Services for students, all of which are covered by the Student Health Fee.
We offer Nutrition Counseling with a Registered Dietitian; Rapid HIV Testing; and Wellness Coaching. Swipe to learn more about each of the services and who provides them.

08/30/2023

Looking for an opportunity to visit with friends, cool down and charge your devices? Come to the FSU Student Union comfort station! FSU students eat FREE in the food court from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Photos from FSU CHAW's post 08/29/2023

Check out all of the ways you can get involved with CHAW this semester. Stop by our table at the Involvement Fair. If you are already involved with CHAW, drop a comment down below!

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The Center for Health Advocacy & Wellness at University Health Services encourages students to make healthy lifestyle decisions that facilitate academic success and lead to life-long health and wellness. The Center for Health Advocacy and Wellness provides quality, research-based wellness services and Health Promotion programs available to all FSU students.

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