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Spring 2016 - Week 2

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Institute Resources

Institute Affiliated Center Director

Dr. Ivor Weiner

Family Focus Resource Center

The Institute Wellbeing Team conducted an interview with Dr. Ivor Weiner about his health and wellbeing activities. This is the first in a series of interviews with CSUN center directors...
Find out what Dr. Weiner says and more by reading the Full Interview HERE

Volunteer Opportunities available at The Institute and in Canoga Park

Commit to Be Fit (CTBF) is a free fitness and wellness program led by CSUN Kinesiology students four nights per week.

The workouts consist of cutting edge and scientifically sound functional cardiovascular and resistance training aimed to get you in shape and help you feel your best.



Open use to the public. Please feel free to exchange books for your reading pleasure! Located in the North Courtyard of Santa Susana Hall 

To donate, or if you have any questions please swing by SN 115 or email

Be sure to make use of the Lactation Spaces around campus like this one in SN104! Click image to view map of other Lactation Spaces on the CSUN campus

AMC’s Sensory Friendly Films
Founded in 2007 in partnership with the Autism Society, AMC has been showing autism-friendly entertainment sensory-friendly screenings. Most showings at select AMC locations nationwide take place on the second and fourth Tuesday and Saturday of each month.

See full article HERE 

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2016 NASPA Symposium on Military-Connected Students

February 04 – February 06
Orlando, Florida (Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista)

The NASPA Symposium on Military-Connected Students will focus on effective strategies to serve and support the success of veterans and other military-connected students.

-Want to get fit but unsure how?
IFit is a 10-week program that promotes getting healthy, active, and social for students with ASD.
-2.5 Hours Per Week
-or Call 8186775090

Telehealth Alcohol Awareness video chat sessions
Mon – Fri 9am – 4pm.
Students answer 10 questions about their alcohol use in a 15-20 minute video chat via mobile device and complete online follow-up surveys.
Students receive up to $40 in gift cards for participating in Telehealth. 
Friday Morning Matadors Trailer

A good way to connect with people for some CSUN RISE spirit and keep your “rest of the week” program going or we’ll help you get started!  Full trailer coming.

Click Image to Watch Video
Education on the Edge

- February 18th
- 7PM-8:30PM
- Northridge Center, USU, CSUN
-See flyer for more details
FREE Rapid Oral HIV Testing

Every Monday and Wednesday from 9.30 am to 4pm in Monterey Hall (MH100). No needles, no blood - results are given on site within 30 minutes. 
Black Youth Guidance Forum

- February 13th, Saturday
- 8:00am-3:30pm
-Click HERE for more details
Sparkle Canoga Park Neighborhood Clean Up

- February 6th, Saturday
- 8:00am-1:00pm
- Meeting at Hart Elementary School Parking Lot
2016 Give Kids a Smile

- February 6th, Saturday
- 8:30am-3:00pm
- Free dental Services for Children up to age 18

Weekly Words for Wellbeing

“All great achievements require time.”

-Maya Angelou

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