Refresh Sleep

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 6:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Email Based

The Refresh Sleep program aims to provide Lakehead students, staff and faculty with the skills and strategies to achieve more restful nights.

When you join the Refresh Sleep program, you will receive a weekly email for eight weeks that has an attached PDF with important information and tips that have been proven to help improve sleep. It is encouraged to spend at least thirty minutes per week with the program information. The materials include information about:

  • The physiology of sleep
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Relaxation training
  • Mindfulness training
  • Cognitive strategies
  • Keeping sleep logs

Please note that you will receive your first email on February 5th. 

Pee For Persians

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 9:00am EST to Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 4:30am EST
Event Location: 
Student Health and Wellness

Make STI testing a routine part of your health care. 

Book a test at Student Health and Wellness during the month of February and get a Free Persian! 

By appointment only. Call 807-343-8361 to book. 


Supporting Students In Distress

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 10:30am to 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 

As staff and faculty, you are often the first to recognize that a student is in distress so it is important that you feel equipped to identify these behaviours and also understand how you can help.  The Supporting Students in Distress Guide and accompanying workshop outline the various levels of distress and the resources you can provide for a student in each level of distress.  We will also cover available supports in various areas, both on and off-campus including Counselling and Wellness, Academic Services, Disability Services, Legal and Conduct, and Community Supports.

Grad students welcome.

Registration required, session delivered via zoom.

(TB) Bell Let's Talk Day

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 11:00am to 4:00pm EST
Event Location: 
The Outpost

Join the conversation by sharing your mental health message, picking up some Bell Let's talk swag and taking time to connect with fellow Thunderwolves.

Information will also be available about the mental health supports available to the Lakehead Community.

Drag Bingo

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 7:00pm EST
Event Location: 
The Outpost

Presented by LUSU and Student Health and Wellness and hosted by Mz Molly Poppinz, come to the Outpost. Prizes for winners!  

No registration required, prizes for game winners! 

Grey's Anatomy Trivia Night

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm EST
Event Location: 
The Outpost

Sign up as a team and put your Grey-Sloan Memorial knowledge to the test. Prize available to the winning team!

Candlelit Yoga and Meditation

Event Date: 
Monday, January 23, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm EST
Event Location: 
SHW Activity Room

Join instructor Ameena for some candlelit flow followed by a guided meditation. Some mats and props are available but bring your own if you have them. 

Registration is required, and spaces are limited. 

Sign Up Here

See the entire Thrive schedule at

Take10 - Physical Activity & SMART Goal Setting

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 10:30am to 12:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Main Cafeteria

Did you know that nearly 80% of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions by February? If you’re like most of us and struggling to keep up, or simply in need of a reset, don't fret; join staff from the Student Health & Wellness outside the Main Cafeteria January 18th between 10:30am and 12:30pm where we’ll be reviewing SMART Goal Settings to see how physical activity into can be incorporated into your life.

Pro tip - SMART Goals don't have to be specific to just Physical Activity!

It can often be a challenge to take a minute to ourselves, so why not make self-care a habit and Take10.

Try It Week

Event Date: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 12:00pm EST to Friday, January 20, 2023 - 7:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Lakehead Athletic Facilities

Interested in Campus Rec Programming but not ready to commit? Try out drop-in intramurals or fitness classes free of charge from January 15- January 20.

See the schedule below- no registration is required for sport drop-in's. For free fitness classes, registration is required and the promo code "tryitweek2023" can be entered when registering. The promo code will only be active from January 13- 20 and can only be used for classes that occur between Jan 16-20.

Soccer Intramurals Try-It Night - Sun, Jan 15 - 5 to 7 pm, Hangar
Volleyball Intramurals Try-It Night - Sun, Jan 15, 7 to 9 pm, Wolf Den Gym

Flag Football Try-It Night - Mon, Jan 16, 7 to 9 pm, Hangar

Badminton- Mon, Jan. 16 8-10 pm, Wolf Den Gym

Sit Volleyball Try-It Night - Tues, Jan 17 - 6 to 7 pm, Wolf Den Gym
Innertube Basketball Intramurals Try-It Night - Tues Jan 17, 8:30 - 9:30 pm, Pool
Intro to Ultimate Frisbee Intramurals - Tues, Jan 17, 7 - 8:30 pm, Hangar
Basketball Intramurals Try-It Night - Wed, Jan 18, 8 to 10 pm, Wolf Den Gym
Spikeball Intramurals Try-It Night - Wed Jan 18, 6:30 to 8 pm, Hangar
Dodgeball Try It Night - Thurs, Jan 19, 7 to 9 pm. Wolf Den Gym
Intro to Cycle Classes - Thurs, Jan 19, 6:30 to 7:00 pm, Hangar

Stop The Stigma Workshop

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:30pm EST
Event Location: 

As part of Thrive Week, join Student Health and Wellness for a facilitated discussion focused on mental health stigma including basic mental health literacy, an overview of mental health resources and supports and an invitation to take part in reducing stigma on campus with the use of our toolkit.

Open to all students, faculty and staff.