Events & Workshops

Everyone is welcome to participate in our free workshops and events! Please note, RSVP may be recommended for some workshops. For disability and accessibility accommodations please contact us at hpw@sfsu.edu.

If you would like to request one of our workshops or activities for your class or student organization, please see our full list of offerings and submit a request form.

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Upcoming Events and Workshops

You've experienced harm, but don't know who you can call on for support? Learn what "pods" are (using the Pod-Mapping framework developed by the Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective) and how relationships rooted in trust build a strong support network for your health, wellness, and success!

Date & Time: Thursday, October 22 from 11 am- 12 pm

Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This workshop explores the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships. Learn signs to tell the differences and steps you can take to improve (or walk away from) relationships that are not good for you. Hosted by Health Promotion & Wellness, presented by The SAFE Place.

Date & Time: Thursday, October 22 from 3- 4 pm

Note:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Join Health Promotion and Wellness Peer Health Educators for a monthly dialogue/support group around a variety of life topics such as coping during COVID, substance use, relationships, and other topics important to our overall health and wellness. Enjoy a monthly mock tail recipe or your drink of choice during the virtual event.

Date & Time: Thursday, October 22 from 6- 7:15 pm

Note:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Join us to learn how to recognize patterns of dangerous behavior within your relationships and learn how to break the cycle.  Recognize the differences between unhealthy behaviors and dangerous behaviors in relationships. Learn concrete steps you can take to keep yourself or a loved one safe while sheltering in place. Hosted by Health Promotion & Wellness, presented by The SAFE Place and La Casa de las Madres.

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 28 from 11 AM-12 PM

Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Election season can be a stressful time regardless of political affiliation or voting eligibility. Join us in conjunction with DPRC for tips on how to protect your mental health during tense political periods and develop a plan to get you through election week.

We'll also reserve some time towards the end of the workshop to answer any questions about accessible voting and same day registration. Lastly, since it’s Halloween week, costumes are welcome and encouraged!

Date & Time: Thursday, October 29 from 3- 4 pm  

Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Learn the basics of how to build a nourishing power bowl to keep you energized all day. We will show you simple and low-cost ways to prepare power bowls while sharing nutrition tips. Putting together a tasty and healthy meal has never been easier! 

Date & Time: Thursday, October 29 from 3- 3:45 pm  

Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Learn about the protective behavior individuals can take around the most common substances utilized by college aged students. We will also discuss how to help someone who is in need of support around substance use.

Date & Time: Thursday, October 29 from 7- 8 pm

Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This workshop explores boundaries in all types of relationships. It can help you learn how to set them, how to relax them and what to do if someone does not respect them. Hosted by Health Promotion & Wellness, presented by The SAFE Place.

Date & Time:

  • Monday, November 2 from 10 am-11 am
  • Thursday, November 19 from 3 pm-4 pm

Note:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We love a good carb, especially one that is versatile enough to be used for both sweet AND savory recipes! Join our Dietetic Intern, Daniela, as she shows us how to prepare two easy, quick and delicious recipes using a whole-wheat tortilla. Plus, you’ll get the opportunity to become a whole grain detective using a food label.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 5 from 3- 4 pm

Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Engaging in a relationship should be fun and exciting! This workshop highlights ways people can work toward building healthy bonds and explores how less recognized forms of control lead to unhealthy and even abusive relationships.

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 10 from 4- 5 pm

Note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

In this workshop, you will learn ways you can support the people in your life who might have experienced trauma. Learn tips on how to respond when your friends share their stories, and how to navigate sex with or without knowing a person’s past. Hosted by Health Promotion & Wellness, presented by The SAFE Place.

Date & Time:

  • Monday, December 7 from 10 am-11 am
  • Thursday, December 10 from 3 pm-4 pm

Note:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Ongoing Programming
 

Do you need help paying for food? Visit the CalFresh Help Clinic to see if you qualify for CalFresh, a program that gives you money each month to buy groceries. The CalFresh Help Clinic is providing virtual assistance!

Date & Time:

  • Monday- Wednesday from 12- 4 pm
  • Thursday from 2- 6 pm

Are you having trouble paying for groceries or finding stable housing? SF State has many programs that can help. Come find out more about what’s available for you!

Date & Time: Every Thursday from 3-4 pm 

Note:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Stop by AS Gator Groceries and pick up a box of free groceries!

Gator Groceries Date & Time: Wednesdays & Thursdays from 11 am- 1 pm
Location: Cesar Chavez Student Center Info Desk
Note: Boxes must be reserved prior to pick up. 

Our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Danielle Lundstrom, is available for free private appointments. Visit our Nutrition Clinic page for more information.

Date & Time: 

  • Every Tuesday from 8:30- 11:30 am
  • Every Wednesday from 1:30- 4:30 pm

Location: Virtual appointments

To schedule an appointment, call Student Health Services at 415-338-1251

Learn the basics of alcohol and other commonly used substances as well as steps that can be taken to prevent harm from use in this 20 minute self-paced video.

After watching the 20 minute video enter for a chance to win a Netflix gift card by posting on the Padlet and filling out the Online Survey provided on the right hand corner.

Tune in every Tuesday with @SFStateCares on YouTube for a new weekly health tip video! 

Join us to explore and cultivate a healthier relationship with your body, food, and movement through group discussion, interactive activities, and self-reflection. This group is open to all students—all bodies are welcome! In our second workshop of the series, we’ll learn about Health at Every Size, a movement that celebrates body diversity and encourages compassionate self-care. Visit the CAPS webpage for more information.

Session, Date & Time: 

  • Health at Every Size- Friday, October 23 from 11 am-12:30 pm
  • Intuitive Self-Care- Friday, November 13 from 11 am- 12:30 pm
  • Cultivate Self-Love- Friday, December 4 from 11 am- 12:30 pm

Active Minds at SF State is a program of Active Minds, Inc. that exists as a student-run mental health awareness and suicide prevention, education, and advocacy organization on the college campus. Join the upcoming Active Minds general meetings.

Date & Time:

  • Wednesday, November 4 from 3- 4 pm
  • Wednesday, November 18 from 3- 4 pm
  • Wednesday, December 2 from 3- 4 pm

If you or someone you know is taking opioids, or is at risk of an opioid overdose, a Naloxone kit could mean the difference between life and death. La Clinica is offering training on how to use Naloxone. They will send you a free Naloxone kit upon completion of the training.