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University of Colorado Boulder students are urged to consider their safety and health during spring break whether they remain in town, travel elsewhere in the country or go abroad.
Resources for a healthy and rewarding time off will be provided during the second annual “Get Your Break On” fair held March 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Memorial Center’s Glenn Miller Ballroom. Counseling and Psychological Services and the Wardenburg Health Center’s Community Health program are organizing the free event including food and a prize drawing.
“From student surveys taken last year, we know that spring break is not ‘one size fits all’ and it doesn’t necessarily involve a beach getaway,” said Anne Schuster, Community Health coordinator. “Many students expressed that they have fun and get rejuvenation from community involvement, group activities and leisure time.”
Booths at the fair will include the CU-Boulder Volunteer Resource Center, which helps connect students with service opportunities; the Wardenburg Health Center’s Travel Clinic; the Wenger company; Planned Parenthood; and Phoenix Multisport, a local group that fosters a supportive, physically active community for individuals who are recovering from alcohol and substance abuse and those who choose to live a sober life.
Students also will have the opportunity to screen their alcohol use as well as the health of their relationships through one-on-one professional consultation, said Matthew Tomatz, substance abuse program coordinator at Counseling and Psychological Services.
“The screenings are intended to help students consider their current behavior and inspire them to make choices in the future that serve their best interests and well-being,” said Tomatz.
CU-Boulder’s spring break this year is March 21-25.
Students planning to drive to Colorado’s Rocky Mountains or other areas of the country over spring break are advised to travel in vehicles that are verified to be in good operating condition with adequate snow or all-condition tires and a winter survival kit. Check road conditions before and during travel.
Students going abroad are advised to be aware of travel warnings and alerts issued by the U.S. Department of State, as well as the spring break safety tips listed at http://studentsabroad.state.gov/springbreak.php. Students also should register with the free Smart Traveler Enrollment Program at https://travelregistration.state.gov/ibrs/ui/, which allows the U.S. Department of State to better assist U.S. citizens during emergencies.
Wardenburg Health Center also offers a travel clinic to help students plan ahead. For more information visit http://healthcenter.colorado.edu/services/travel-clinic/.
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