Presentation Requests

Health Initiatives addresses topics such as alcohol, body positivity, stress management, mindfulness, healthy relationships, sleep, goal setting, nutrition and finance.  In addition, Health Initiatives is able to create a custom experience based on your group’s unique needs and priorities. All program requests should be submitted at least two weeks in advance.

Pre-Planned Presentations

Health Educators and Registered Dietitians are available upon request to lead discussions or present to your organization, team, class or department. Available pre-planned programs include:
  • Adulting: This session focuses on the necessary life skills that every emerging adult needs but are not taught in the classroom.
  • Body Image and Disordered Eating:  Learn more about society’s and our own influences on body image, and how it can affect self-worth, eating, and activity habits.  *Trigger warning- Disordered eating diagnoses are explored and described, and resources for seeking help are provided.
  • Body Positivity: This empowering session unpacks the relationships we have with our bodies, societal influences, and how self-compassion influences our body image.
  • Bystander Intervention: Proactive bystanders are a crucial factor in creating a Sexual Violence-free campus. This skill-building session covers topics such as consent, sexual violence, bystander intervention, and strategies for supporting survivors. Participants leave with higher levels of self-efficacy to safely intervene in situations that could possibly cause someone harm.
  • Dream on Georgia Tech: This session teaches the importance of sleep in achieving optimal health and well-being. The engaging session will cover the benefits that sleep has on the body, how nutrition and physical activity impact sleep, as well as how students can effectively manage their time to ensure a quality night’s rest.
  • Eating on a Budget:  This session explores how to eat well while managing the balance between time and money. 
  • From Surviving to Thriving: An Introduction to Well-Being: This session introduces students to the 5 dimensions of well-being and showcases campus resources related to each dimension. Through lecture and activities, students will learn how to thrive on campus and become healthy individuals.
  • Health Myths and Realities: Learn the truth about weight status, BMI, and the "obesity epidemic".

  • Healthy Relationships: Healthy relationships are developed and maintained by characteristics and tools ranging from open communication to trust and equity. This session dives into healthy relationship themes that are necessary no matter one’s relationship dynamic.
  • Intuitive Eating: This session introduces the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating. Designed for individuals wishing to explore and discuss their relationship with food, dieting and/or body image.
  • Mindfulness: When we’re mindful, we reduce stress, enhance performance, and gain insight and awareness through being fully present in the moment. Learn more about the benefits of mindfulness and practice some simple mindfulness exercises that you can easily incorporate into your daily routine.
  • Nutrition 101:  This session introduces the basic concepts of nutrition and wellness through an interactive game designed to debunk common nutrition myths
  • Setting Goals for Success: Learn to create SMART goals in order to achieve optimal health and well-being. This interactive presentation will cover effective strategies for successful behavior change.

Custom Experiences

Health Initiatives can provide custom experiences depending on your needs. Let us bring a presentation or workshop to your next class or meeting. Our staff is able to provide programming in the areas of:
  • Alcohol
  • Finance
  • Goal-Setting
  • Happiness
  • Mindfulness
  • Nutrition
  • Purpose
  • Relationships
  • Resilience
  • Sexual Health
  • Sexual Violence Awareness/Prevention
  • Sleep
  • Stress
  • and more!