Interactive Health and Wellness Presentations for Your Group

Health and wellness presentations and interactive sessions are available on a variety of topics, including: nutrition, alcohol, sexual health, sexual assault prevention, body image, stress, and fitness. These exciting, hour-long programs are presented in-person by health professionals and peer educators and select presentations are available virtually on our YouTube channel. Faculty are encouraged to schedule a peer education session, in the topic of their choice, as an alternative to cancelling classes for activities such as conference attendance or other planned absences.

Available Presentations and Descriptions

We offer a selection of ready-made presentations, with the option to customize the content to meet your program requirements. These options provide an easy way to add educational content to Residence Hall programs, fraternity and sorority meetings, conference sessions, and club meetings. Don't re-invent the wheel! If you need a wellness presentation, we'll come to you!   


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Documents Referenced in Presentation:
Nutrition Overview
Nutrition Label Handout


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Core Values


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Mindfulness Resources


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Stress Reduction Tips

Stress Survival

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Documents Referenced in Presentation:
Stress Reduction Tips
Life Stress Test

Sexual Assault, Consent and Bystander Intervention

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Documents Referenced in Presentation:
See It. Hear It. Report It. Form

Alcohol and Other Drugs

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Infection Protection - Safer Sex

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If you're looking for something specific or unique, we've got you covered! Custom presentations require advanced notice (more than 4 weeks), but they are worth the wait. To request a custom presentation, send an e-mail to with a description of what you're looking for and the goals for the presentation.

Go straight to the experts for a professional presentation. We recommend the following contacts for presentation on specialty topics, or if you need a presentation in response to a specific incident or concern (e.g. you suspect eating disorders, alcohol abuse, or unlawful behavior may be a concern in your organization). These individuals do not work in the Wellness Connection but have been available for presentations in the past. 

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Substance Abuse

Katherine Hutson | MA, LPC
Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Specialist, BGSU Counseling Center

Katherine Hutson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Ohio Northern University in 2009 and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Heidelberg University in 2014. Katherine has previous experience working with adolescents and adults in a community mental health setting. Katherine uses an integrated approach to counseling that centers on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness. Her areas of interest include, but are not limited to, substance use and addiction, trauma, and anxiety/depression.  

BGSU Police Department (Campus Police)

100 College Park Office Building; Non-emergency number: 419-372-2346

University Police have given presentations on campus safety, emergency response, and crisis management.

Fitness Classes

A certified group exercise instructor brings a fun, energizing workout to you. Choose from the three class types below. For other fitness presentation requests, contact Karyn Smith at or 419.372.9309.

  • Turbo Kick®: One of the hottest classes around, Turbo Kick® mixes kickboxing and simple dance moves with music that makes you want to move it! This is an action-packed, fun and effective cardiovascular workout. 
  • Zumba®: An exhilarating, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired calorie-burning dance fitness party.
  • Yoga: Energize your body, mind and spirit by learning the poses, breathing patterns and relaxation

What's Your Flavor?

This program will explore the different types of drinks out there and the effects they will have on the body. This program will also provide interactive activities that explore media and peer influences on alcohol consumption.

Fatal Vision

This interactive presentation combines the components of the General Alcohol Presentation with the Fatal Vision or "beer goggles" to demonstrate visual impairment from alcohol consumption. The presentation focuses on responsible decision-making and legal consequences of alcohol.

Alcohol and Other Drugs

This presentation provides participants with information regarding alcohol and other drugs to help them make healthy, informed decisions about these substances. 

Prescription Drugs

This presentation covers prescription misuse vs. abuse, recognizing signs and getting help, common myths about prescription drugs, short/long term effects of prescription drug abuse, and safe medication use.


This educational program will discuss the possible physical, psychological and social effects of marijuana use and provide participants with information needed to make healthy life decisions regarding marijuana use

Step Up to the Plate

Participants of this presentation will learn about the MyPlate tool. Knowledge of this tool will help participants understand nutrition labels, portion sizes, and how they may want to modify their daily food intake based on MyPlate recommendations.

Infection Protection - Safer Sex Program

The program incorporates STI/HIV glove activity demonstration in order to address the transmission of sexually transmitted infections. An STI/HIV behavior risk activity is also offered in order to address what behaviors can contribute to contracting an STI and what activities have lower risks. A "condom tricks" activity is used to demonstrate what barrier protections are available and the proper way to use them along with common myths and facts related to barrier protection.

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One Love

The OneLove Foundation aims to start conversation in communities about the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships, to make sure that more individuals are aware and can improve their relationship health. The Escalation Workshop is a film-based discussion that opens people's eyes to the warning signs of relationship abuse. The workshop consists of a film, "Escalation," (45 minutes) followed by a guided discussion led by a trained facilitator (45 minutes)


This program is an interactive game that allows students to learn more about various sexually transmitted infections.

Healthy Relationships

Learn about what constitutes a healthy relationship! Whether or not you have a significant other, this program will provide valuable information for both men and women.

Bystander Intervention

Raise awareness of helping behaviors and develop skills and confidence in responding to potentially dangerous situations.

Stress Survival

This program identifies different types of stress affecting college students. In addition, the presenters offer coping strategies for stress as well as identify long-term health risks associated with stress.


Take time to slow down, breathe, practice mindfulness, and learn the basics of meditation.

Self Care 

This program is a series of activities to introduce participants to different forms of self care that they can later implement into their own lives. This presentation is best suited for a group that knows one another relatively well.

Please be aware that a minimum of 2 weeks notice is required to schedule a presentation. All presentations requested for Tuesday evenings need to end no later than 6:30pm due to Student Wellness Network meetings that are held at this time. Fitness presentations may require a fee.  Submit the form at the end of this page to request a presentation.

Presentation Request Form

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Updated: 01/25/2023 07:02PM