Wellness Centre

COVID Information (Updated Jan. 2021)

Due to COVID-19 the Wellness Centre space in Old Main is currently closed.

In order to continue with wellness services, we are available for virtual health consultations on topics such as nutrition, mild stress, sexual health, wellness planning, sleep hygiene, etc. To schedule an appointment please email Chelsea Corsi (RN), TRU Wellness Coordinator directly at ccorsi@tru.caOnce your email is received you will be emailed details regarding an appointment time.

Please note that the Wellness Centre is separate from the Counselling Department. If you want to speak to someone more in depth about your mental health, please email Student Services at studentservices@tru.ca to request an appointment with one of the TRU counsellors.

Both wellness and counselling services are confidential.

For the latest information on COVID-19 and the impacts to TRU, please visit tru.ca/covid19.

FACECovid

This year the Wellness Centre will be offering all of our services and events virtually. We will be posting ways you can connect with us once we have determined the best way to offer registration. 

Wellness Centre Live Chat : Winter 2021 Hours of Operation 

Launching on February 8th, 2021.
 
The live chat is facilitated by the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). The goal of this resource is to be able to provide appropriate health and wellness tools, resources, and services to students and employees in need of support. Please see the hours of operation below. To access the live chat, click the envelope icon in the bottom right hand corner of your screen. 
Monday   10 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.  
Tuesday     8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Wednesday     9:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.  
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
Friday   8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Weekly Wellness Offerings: Winter 2021

Name of Sessions    Day          Dates Time Link to Join
Mindfulness Meditation – facilitated by Dr. Charles Hays Tuesdays  January 19 – April 13, 2021 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Click to Join              

Virtual Therapy Dog Thursdays – St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Team

Thursdays

January 28 – April 8, 2021

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Click to Join

Wellness In Your House (WIYH) Sessions – facilitated by Student Wellness Ambassador Team

Wednesdays

January 27 – April 7, 2021

Click for details

Click to Join

Special Programs/Events

Name of Session  Dates Day  Website Link

Virtual YMind – Youth Mindfulness Program – facilitated by TRU Counsellors

7-week program to reduce student stress and anxiety

Once per week starting in February

Click for More Information

Mindfulness Series - Part 1: Grounding and Relaxing Breath Blend

March 11
12:15 pm - 1 pm. 

Thursday    

Register Here

Mindfulness Series - Part 2: Energizer and Shifter Breathwork 

March 18
12:15 pm - 1 pm. 

Thursday    

Register Here

Mindfulness Series - Part 3: Breathwork for Work/Life Balance 

March 25
12:15 pm - 1 pm. 

Thursday    

Register Here

Mindfulness Series - Part 4: Releasing Stress and Overwhelm Through Breath 

Apri 1
12:15 pm - 1 pm. 

Thursday    

Register Here

If you need to connect with someone regarding your health during a time we are closed or unavailable, please contact the TRU Counselling Department at 250-828-5023, TRU Health Services at 250-828-5126,  or call HealthLink BC at 811.

Tips for Grounding - PDF document

One-to-one Health and Wellness Planning and Education Sessions

Students and employees can make one-on-one appointments to discuss health and wellness related issues. These issues may include, but are not limited to, stress, substance use, nutrition, sexual health, healthy relationships, problems with work-life balance, etc..

Are you looking for more information on how to support yourself or others with substance use concerns? Please check out towardtheheart.com.

 

Stress

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Events

Look for one of our fun and educational events on campus throughout the year.

Sleep

Find out how important sleep is and how you can sleep better.


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