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Wellness Centre

Fentanyl — what you need to know

Reports of 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?

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Freaking out? Learn how to manage stress and still be a successful student.


Pigging out? Check out easy recipes and nutrition tips for university students.


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


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

2016 National College Health Assessment

View the NCHA Spring 2016 TRU Executive Summary Data Report and the NCHA Spring 2016 TRU Institutional Data Report.

Wellness Updates

Meditation beads by Mala Collective (Photo credit: Emiko Ohama)

Resolutions made easier with mindfulness

   Thursday, January 12

The power and flexibility of mindfulness can bolster your New Year's Resolutions and goals throughout the year.

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Elves in Student Services

Cheeky Christmas elves instigate festive follies

   Wednesday, December 14

Elves causing havoc in Student Services

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Meaghan Hagerty, Wellness Centre Coordinator

All is well at the Wellness Centre

   Friday, December 9

Asking for help is a key to success through life – help with health and wellness is no exception.

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Kathy Lauriente, TRU Williams Lake Counselor

Keeping an eye out for miracles

   Thursday, December 8

Unfollow and refocus. TRU Williams Lake counselor discusses the emotional strain of social media, taking stressful news stories in stride.

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Protecting your academic investment

   Tuesday, November 29

As the semester comes to a close, the academic anxiety gets set on full-blast. How are you coping with stress?

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Alex Wilson

When opportunity knocks—be sure to answer

   Monday, November 21

Set goals, chase leads, reach out, and express interest…that’s how Alex Wilson makes an impression.

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Manpreet, Emiko and Sadie, Student Wellness Ambassadors for the Wellness Centre

Consent to a Tea

   Thursday, November 17

Conversations about communication and consent over cups of tea.

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