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Nursing research looks to stop bullying before it starts

  Posted on: May 10, 2016

The field of nursing exemplifies compassion and empathy, but workplace bullying is a serious issue affecting the profession. School of Nursing faculty Michelle Seibel and Florriann Fehr are using innovative techniques to prevent bullying at its roots.

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Getting Active Outdoors in Kamloops

  Posted on: April 7, 2016

Written by Jillian Hearn, Fourth Year Psychology and Sociology Student, SWAT Member There are so many benefits to getting active. This includes reducing risks of illnesses/diseases, strengthening bones and muscles, improving both mental health and mood, and so much more. Luckily there are many ways for students at TRU to be active without even leaving…

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Apply to be a member of the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT)!

  Posted on: March 9, 2016

Starting on Thursday, March 10, 2016 the Wellness Centre is accepting applications for the 2016-17 Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). If you are interested in campus health promotion and have the time to volunteer 4-5 hours a week from September 2016 to April 2017 we might be the team for you! We are looking for…

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The National College Health Assessment is BACK BABY!!

  Posted on: March 8, 2016

In 2013 the Wellness Centre administered the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) for the very first time. Some of you might have completed it then (THANK YOU!) and some of you might not have even heard of it before. What I can tell you is that it is a very important student health survey and…

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Fentanyl – What You Need to Know

  Posted on: February 18, 2016

Overdose deaths involving the opiate fentanyl have been prevalent in the media recently. What does this mean? What is fentanyl? What can be done to prevent these tragic events from happening? This blog post has been set up as a Q and A to provide critical information about fentanyl and how you can stay safe….

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Mindfulness: The Basics

  Posted on: February 16, 2016

Written by: Mandy Turnbull, SN BSN–TRU Yr. 4 So you’ve seen the posters around campus, you’ve heard people talk about it on the bus and, perhaps, you’ve entertained the idea of going to a yoga or meditation class. If you’re already well versed with the idea of inner peace, that’s wonderful, but for all of…

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