Wellness Week begins with focus on mind, body and
For Immediate Release
September 27, 1999
Media note: Friday's "Unstress Day" will be a great
photo opportunity. Students will be in the mall area outside
the McGlothlin Campus Center for fun and games beginning at
"A week designed to encourage individuals to pursue life
through spiritual, emotional and physical wellness," is what
Abilene Christian University students and faculty are
encouraged to do Sept. 27- Oct. 1, which has been dubbed
The highlight of the week is "Unstress Day" on Friday.
Students will have the opportunity to experience fun,
stress-relieving activities courtesy of the counseling
center and health services. Students may choose to dunk
their favorite faculty member, jump on a large trampoline,
run up an inflated mountain or play laser tag in the mall
area in the middle of the ACU campus.
The week begins with Dr. Tony Rector, on-campus
physician, speaking in chapel on Monday and at a luncheon in
the Hilton Room of the McGlothlin Campus Center on Tuesday.
He will speak on "Taking Care of the Whole Person."
Wednesday's theme is "Maintaining the Mind" where staff
members from the counseling center will be in the Hilton
Room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. providing information and videos
on depression, stress and anxiety. The counseling staff also
will be conducting educational training and screening for
depression and anxiety.
Gwen Shamblin, founder of the Weigh Down Workshop will
speak in Moody Coliseum Thursday at 7 p.m.
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