Diving into Wellness

“Come as You Are: Hindsight 2020” By Susanna Penfield Next week, Feb 24. through March 1, is National Eating Disorder Awareness week. The theme, “Come As You Are: Hindsight 2020,” encourages folks to “reflect on the […]

Diving into Wellness

Disease and Panic By Susanna Penfield Last week, U.S. officials declared a public health emergency, and as a result, on Friday the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued its first quarantine order in 50 years.  […]

Diving into Wellness

Mental Health and the Holiday Season By Susanna Penfield According to a survey conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness approximately 24% of people with a diagnosed mental illness find that the holidays make their condition […]

Diving into Wellness

Phases of Prevention By Susanna Penfield Prevention practices encompass a wide range of activities — commonly referred to as “interventions” — that seek to reduce threats to our mental and physical health. One framework for […]

Diving into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various  statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at  Colorado College, brought to you in collaboration with the Wellness Resource Center. By  SUSANNA PENFIELD Domestic Violence Awareness Month October marks the start […]

10 Questions with Ysabel Trujillo

Ysabel Truijillo ’19 is Wellness Resource Center Paraprofessional. We met in upstairs Worner to chat about her perspectives on Colorado College pre and post graduation, among other topics. Her insights spoke not only to her […]

Diving Into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you in collaboration with the Wellness Resource Center. By SUSANNA PENFIELD What Is Wellness? Some […]