Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Free! All the fun of the fair. This wednesday

Roll up, roll up.  All the fun of the fair - sex, drugs, alcohol and weird and wonderful demonstrations! Yes its Health Fair time again, this Wednesday 5th February in the Bailey Allen Hall 

I’ll be there to chat about the risky bizzness  blog as well as my other work . You can get your i-pods and personal sound systems checked for free and find out how to get ahead in bed (or where ever!)
There will be demonstrations, workshops and lots of stalls to check out. Here’s all the details…

Time        Workshop
"Sex, Drugs and Alcohol…Frisky and Risky " 
A workshop on risks that people may take in their lives. A no-holds-barred session covers such topics as sexual activity, binge drinking & drug use,  given by Lorraine O Connell and Neil Wilson, Educators with AIDS West.  Light lunch provided.
"How to get Ahead in bed "
A workshop covering everything you need to know about sex in order to be a good lover, given by Dr Siobhan O’ Higgins, Educator   NUIG /AIDS West . Snacks provided

Time       Demonstration
Tai Chi – Zhen Yang
Cookery – Kate Wright
Grow your own herbs –
Laura O’Connor
Tai Chi – Zhen Yang

Stalls to check out include…

Health Awareness
Croi: Preventative measures against heart disease and stroke
Epilepsy Ireland: Awareness regarding epilepsy and its service
Deaf Hear: Awareness regarding music and hearing loss
Diabetes Ireland: Information regarding diabetes, healthy eating and portion sizes
Act for Meningitis: Raising meningitis awareness
Daffodil Centre: Raising awareness related to cancer
Chinese Medicine: Health & wellbeing from traditional Chinese medicine
Alzheimer Society Ireland: Developing Galway city as a dementia friendly city
NUIG BioMedical Society: Awareness re organ donation & Irish Kidney Association

Sexual Health, Pregnancy and Parenting
Rape Crisis Centre:  Counselling and support services to survivors of sexual violence and abuse.
Cura: Crisis pregnancy information and support
AIDS West: Sexual health and risk taking
La Leche League of Ireland: Breastfeeding information and support
Cuidiú: Support for parenthood

Mental Health
See Change: Mental Health Awareness
Pieta House: One to one counselling to those in suicidal crisis or engaging in self-harm
ALIVE: Benefits of volunteering on both personal and community level
GROW: Mental health promotion

Reflexology: Way of relaxation through reflexology
Knit & Crochet Group: Hand craft as a form of relaxation
Cuidiu: Parenting information and techniques
DJ Society: Music for Mind, Body & Soul

Physical Health
NUIG Sports Unit: Information and support regarding physical activity
NUIG Cheerleading Society: Demonstration of stunts
Tai Chi: Demonstration
NUIG Table Tennis Club: Watch the players, or join in!

Student Services
Participate: A programme for students who have difficulties with social anxiety and public speaking.
Health Promotion Service: Alcohol awareness and standard drinks
Health Promotion Service: Smoking Cessation
Student Counselling: Promotion of the student counselling service

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