WELCOME TO

 
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AT SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE

Part of Student Health & Wellness Services at SBCC

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“For everyone, well-being is a journey…

The secret is committing to that journey

And taking those first steps with hope and belief in yourself”

- Deepak Chopra

 
 

OUR MISSION

To ensure the diverse SBCC student community feels heard, respected, and encouraged to gain the vital knowledge, tools, and support to move toward optimal lifelong health and wellness.

 
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OUR VISION

Create a progressive and sustainable blueprint for city college health & wellness programming with the intent to expand our model across Community College Health & Wellness Centers throughout California

 
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WHAT IS WELLNESS FOR SBCC STUDENTS

 
 

The path to wellness is not a one-size-fits-all. The journey is unique and different for each individual student. At SBCC we focus on the Eight Elements of Health and Wellness.

The common thread for everyone is that wellness requires a holistic approach.

 
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HOW IT WORKS

Take a look through our selection of Workshops and Support Groups, click on one to find out more information and then use the ‘Sign Up’ button to attend.

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A FEW OF OUR MANY Workshops 

 
 
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Stress Reduction through Mindfulness Practices
w/ Mindfulness Instructor, Barbara Rose Sherman
Wednesday, January 30th 2019

In this class you will learn and perform several mindfulness practices, including mindfulness meditation, that will enable you to reduce your stress level and become more present. This class is a combination of lecture, discussion, and practice. Regular mindfulness practice increases benefits to the mind and body. These benefits include cultivating calm, clarity, joy, and self-compassion.

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Expressive Art Inspiration
Thursday, January 31st 2019

Let your inner artist emerge! This workshop will help you process and express your emotions through the exhilarating medium of art. Students will utilize different mixed media to draw inspiration from!

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Alcohol & Drug Triva
Brought to you by ANCHOR
Tuesday, February 19th 2019

Want a truthful look at the ins and outs of substance use? Students will gain a more in depth understanding and knowledge around substance use, and have fun while learning interesting facts. Enjoy Trivia prizes and healthy treats.


If you are student or teacher and you are welcome to request a workshop, find out more here.


 

A FEW OF OUR MANY EMPOWERMENT GROUPS

 
 
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The Path
A Journey Towards Self Compassion
Tuesday, February 12th 2019

Practice cultivating and experiencing self compassion and learn new self-care techniques in this group. Develop language around self growth and empower one another to explore our inner workings to create happier and healthier relationships with ourselves and others. Self compassion engenders self kindness and understanding when confronted with personal challenges. Join us every Tuesday, for a self healing journey!

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Positive Psychology Group
Tuesday, February 19th 2019

Students will come together every Tuesday, to discuss how positive psychology can have a meaningful impact on their lives! Positive Psychology is the scientific study of  human well-being and the conditions, strengths, and virtues that allow people to thrive. Gain insight into your personal strengths and resiliency in this dynamic group!

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
Overeaters Anonymous
Wednesday, February 20th 2019

Students will come together every Tuesday, to discuss body image and the pressures experienced by society, the media, and culture. Students who have experienced challenges with food (compulsive overeating, under-eating, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating or over-excercising) are encouraged to join this group to help in the process of healing. This group will be in collaboration with Overeaters Anonymous.



AVAILABLE AT
THE WELL

 
 

There are range of incentives for coming into The Well that will enrich your mind, body, and spirit! Come check out what The Well is offering. We can’t wait to see you!

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