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 : Summer 2021 Hours of Operation 

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   9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  
Tuesday     9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Wednesday     11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  
Thursday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Friday   9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

Weekly Wellness Offerings:

Check back soon to see what programs will be offered in the Fall 2021 Semester.

You can catch recordings of all the Wellness in Your House Episodes on our YouTube Channel.

Interested in some at-home Yoga? Find your Zen through our Yoga With Joy playlist.

Special Programs/Events

We are not currently running and special programs or events. Please check back soon for updates. 

Do you need to connect with someone?

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

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

Nutrition

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

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.


Wellness Updates

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      Consent education for the next generation

         Tuesday, June 8 2021

      The first Consent Cafe, an event promoting consent education in youth, was facilitated by the TRU Wellness Centre, Sexualized Violence and Prevention and Response, and the Kamloops School of the Arts.

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      Navigating consent in the digital age

         Thursday, May 13 2021

      If you're looking to have a flirty exchange on your device, consistently checking in and ensuring consent is the sexiest (and safest) way to connect.

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      Reset your life with breathwork practices

         Friday, April 30 2021

      Improve concentration and manage stress, with strategies from Breathwork Coach Cheryl Hawrychuk.

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      Establishing a foundation of health and well-being

         Thursday, April 15 2021

      Discover ways to balance wellness practices with academic responsibilities.

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      Establishing healthy boundaries

         Monday, March 8 2021

      As caring people, we want to be helpful, supportive and available, but we also want to be mindful of potential burnout.

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      Coping with loneliness and homesickness

         Tuesday, October 20 2020

      Student storyteller Manuella Ceballos shares some tips on coping with loneliness, homesickness, and the dreaded fear of missing out.

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      Troubleshooting technology: a how-to guide

         Wednesday, July 8 2020

      Accessibility Services shared this list of helpful tips on how to best troubleshoot technology, transition to remote learning, and be your most productive self.

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