National Public Health Week-April 5-9

National Public Health Week
April 5- 9, 2021
Staying Connected: Enhancing Community and Self

Join the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington as we celebrate APHA’s National Public Health Week and build bridges to better health. This year’s event is co-hosted by the School of Public Health-Bloomington’s Student Government and the Office of Public Health Practice in partnership with the Center for Rural Engagement, CAPS, the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, and the Office of Sexual Violence Prevention and Victim Advocacy. Continue the celebration with a zoom makeover! Select a National Public Health Week Virtual Background that connects with you and decorate your zoom-room during the week events.

Sunset Yoga

Virtually explore the importance of physical activity and learn yoga techniques that help alleviate stress and anxiety and improve your overall mental health.
Monday, April 5, 2021
6:30pm – 7:30pm
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Access to Care Webinar 

Identify barriers related to access to healthcare for the promotion of health equity in rural Indiana settings. Free CEU’s and CHES credits are available.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
12:00pm – 1:00pm
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Fiercely Resilient: Centering Healing and Wellness in the Face of Sexual Trauma

Engage in an interactive virtual discussion on the intersections of sexual assault, survivorship, well-being, and resilience in the face of sexual trauma. We will also discuss how various student communities approach conversations about sexual communication and sexual assault prevention.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
5:00pm – 6:30pm
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Day of Service

Sign up to commit to a pre-identified community-engaged project or choose to participate by engaging in a self-identified alternative service option that works around your course schedule. Virtual opportunities are available.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
5:00pm – 6:30pm
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Mindful Meditation 

Virtually discover the benefits of mindfulness meditation and embrace lasting self-care techniques.
Friday, April 9, 2021
8:45am – 9:30am
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By Kim Ecenbarger
Kim Ecenbarger SPH Senior Associate Director Kim Ecenbarger