Explore the Carleton-specific, local, and national resources listed below!

Freebies

Freebies

Currently we have internal and external condoms, stress toys, menstrual products, ear plugs, sleep masks, chapstick, tissues, blue light glasses, and band-aids. More fun wellness supplies coming soon!

Stop by OHP to access these resources! Remote students can request freebies here.

Items Available for Check-out

  • Light boxes: Useful for individuals with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or seasonal depression, light boxes can be checked out from the OHP.
  • Yoga Mats: OHP purchased several yoga mats for glowga during the winter wellness challenge. These mats are now available for checkout as well! 
  • Fitness Trackers: Similar to fitbits, our Coffea Smart Bands can help you track your exercise and sleep! Also available for checkout in the OHP.

Stop by OHP to access these resources!

Bulletin Boards

Looking for an informational display on health topics? Feel free to explore the resources below! All of the resources have researched-based health information compiled by the Office of Health Promotion. Please retain all of the original information and sources. 

NOTE:  Printing of some resources might require large-format printing (greater than 8.5×11) 

  • Academics and Sleep: Learn about the relationship between sleep and academic performance
  • COVID-19-Things to Know: Overview of how COVID-19 is transmitted, defines key terms, general guidelines, and tips on how to stay socially connected
  • Digital Health: Learn how to maintain healthy digital habits with these simple tips
  • Social Isolation: Defines social isolation, risk factors, ways to combat social isolation, and on-campus/off-campus resources
  • Gratitude: Explores the science of gratitude, recommendations for practice, and the benefits of practicing gratitude
  • Alcohol and Sleep: Takes a look at how alcohol impacts different aspects of sleep
  • Cannabis & Sleep: Digs into some recent research regarding cannabis use and possible impacts on sleep
  • Forest Bathing: Explains the practice and benefits of Shinrin-yoku
  • Mindfulness: What is mindfulness, and what are the keys pieces of a mindfulness practice that can be beneficial to your well-being
  • 4 Stages of Burnout: How to recognize the 4 stages of burnout and what can you do if you experience burnout in your life

SWA Stalls

Looking for an informational display on health topics? Feel free to explore the resources below! All of the resources have researched-based health information compiled by the Office of Health Promotion. Please retain all of the original information and sources. 

  • Alcohol Mythbusters: Common myths about alcohol and the facts utilizing 2019/2020 Carleton College survey data
  • Mixing Medications and Alcohol: Dangers of mixing alcohol with medications like antidepressants, antibiotics, pain killers, and allergy medications
  • Cannabis-Reducing Risky Behaviors: Provides helpful and safe tips and reminders to prevent risky behaviors for cannabis users
  • Caffeine and Sleep: General information on sleep, the function of caffeine, and caffeine’s effect on sleep
  • Sleep Sanctuary: Describes what a sleep sanctuary is, how to create one, and the importance of each element of a sleep sanctuary
  • Goodnight, Sleep Tight: Defines sleep debt, and explains how phone use in bed can contribute to sleep debt
  • Helping a Friend with a Panic Attack: Defines/describes what a panic attack is and looks like, and provides a step-by-step guide on how to help a friend having a panic attack
  • Overcommitment: Compares and contrasts overcommitment and commitment, and gives recommendations to allow for healthy levels of commitment
  • Coping During COVID-19: Explains the differences between various draining vs restorative coping behaviors
  • Living in One Room-Structuring Your Space: Describes how to separate your dorm space into different areas for work, sleep, and leisure
  • Title IX: Provides an overview of the 2017-19 Title IX Experience Survey on how folks can access Title IX resources
  • Sexual Health and Pleasure: Explains the benefits of framing sexual health around pleasure, and provides a list of on-campus resources
  • STI Myths vs Facts: Common myths and facts about STIs
  • COVID-19 and Intimacy: Explores how to maintain a healthy relationship with your sexuality while remaining cognizant of COVID-19 safety regulations

Stress/Positive Psychology

Mental Health