Virtual Field Trip: Health Issues for College Students

Jim Clark,irishhealth.com, reminds use that Health may be the last subject on the minds of the thousands of students attending colleges and universities. Young people, often living away from home for the first time, are possibly the least likely people of all to pay attention to their health needs.

 	alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use
sexual health
weight, nutrition, and exercise
mental health
injury prevention, personal safety, and violence

This Field trip has you searching for some useful information.

Itinerary

Your itinerary for this field trip is come back with enough information to do the following:

Teach a group of first year college students what you think are the fifteen most important tips for keeping healthy by designing a PowerPoint Presentation that you could present to college students.( If you do not have access to PowerPoint, you can still show what you presentation would show.) You should try to have at least one tip from each category above. Be sure to include the source for your information.

I have listed some sites that might be a good place to start or you may want to do a Google search

Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/

101 Health and Wellness Tips foe College Students
http://healthservices.camden.rutgers.edu/topics_wellness

The link below will show you where to go for help on your campus.

ULifeline: Mental health resources for college students
 www.ulife.org

 

 

Travel Journal

 In your Travel Journal you want to list the tips you plan to teach as well as the source for those tips.

Plan Sheet for Power Point Presentation

Tip 1

Source

Tip 2

Source

Tip 3

Source

Tip 4

Source

Tip 5

Source

Tip 6

Source
Tip 7
Source
Tip8
Source
Tip 9
Source
Tip 10
Source
Tip 11
Source
Tip 12
Source
Tip 13
Source
Tip 14
Source
Tip 15
Source