Be Well Series: Awareness topics in October

Published: September 25, 2014

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life.

October 2014: Health Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness | Thursday, October 2
Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells resulting from abnormal changes in the genes that regulate cell growth. Learn more about breast cancer and how it can develop.

Depression Awareness | Thursday, October 9
An estimated 50 percent of Americans suffering from depression don’t seek help. Learn how to recognize symptoms and take the first step towards treatment by asking for professional assistance.

ADHD Awareness | Thursday, October 16
Common among children, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can continue into adulthood. Learn more about ADHD symptoms and treatment.

Asthma Awareness | Thursday, October 23
Twenty-two million Americans have asthma, a condition that causes inflamed airways and difficulty in breathing. Learn about how to recognize and manage asthma.

Inflammatory Condition Awareness | Thursday, October 30
Inflammation is the body’s normal response to damaged cells or tissues, but can get out of control. Learn more about inflammatory conditions.


All sessions are 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Rolfs Sports Rec Center

Space is limited. To RSVP, call askHR at 574‑631‑5900 or schedule online at the HR Appointment Scheduler at

Upcoming programs:
November – Great American Smokeout
December – National Diabetes Month
January – Diabetes (cont’d)

Be Well Series – October events poster (PDF)
More about the Notre Dame Wellness Center

A program of the Notre Dame Wellness Center, in collaboration with the Office of Human Resources, Food Services, and Office of Recreational Sports. Available to all full-time benefit-eligible faculty and staff.

The Notre Dame Wellness Center is operated by Take Care Health Systems. Patient records are confidential as required by federal law. For more information, visit

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