Y.O.L.O.: So Play It Safe!

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Y.O.L.O.: So Play It Safe!

Week of Friday, Oct 29 - Sunday, Oct 31, 2021

REGISTER HERE! Pre-registration is strongly encouraged to receive full access to the week's events. This event is open to all UTM students.

 

Overview:

Join us for this year’s Y.O.L.O. (So Play it Safe), brought to you by the UTM Wellness Ambassadors: Harm Reduction Team! Tune in this Hallowe'en weekend from Oct 29 - 31, 2021 to learn about safer partying strategies, polysubstance use, drug safety, sexual consent, harm reduction tips and tricks, and much more.

Disclaimer: If you do not party or use substances, this event is still for you! Attending this event will provide you with the opportunity to learn how to recognize risks, act fast, and support friends and loved ones with regards to harm reduction efforts. 

 

How to participate:

Check out / attend at least 1 activity during the week to be entered into a random draw for $20 Starbucks gift cards + Wellness Prize Packs* (Total of 3 winners)! Complete the Y.O.L.O Passport to be eligible to win.

*The Wellness Prize Pack includes a skipping rope, texting gloves, water bottle, and additional items.

 

Event Schedule:

Event / Initiative Description Date & Time Platform

Frightful Friday

Harm Reduction Basics and Safer Partying Strategies: A Student-led Jeopardy Game!

Join our Wellness Ambassadors for this Jeopardy-style game in which we will share tips and tricks for safer partying, substance use, and employing harm reduction strategies to look out for ourselves and others. 

Fri, Oct 29, 2021

4-5 PM
Zoom

Shadowy Saturday

Alcohol Alternatives and Safety

Tune in for some delicious mocktail recipes, tips on safer drinking practices, and safety awareness & education (e.g., alcohol recovery position).

Sat, Oct 30, 2021

Instagram: @utmhccwellness

Spooky Sunday

Polysubstance Use and Minimizing Risks 

Learn about substances such as alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and reducing associated harms.

BONUS: Resource Spotlight:

We will share various resources that offer substance-use, addiction, and mental health-related support - don’t miss out!

Sun, Oct 31, 2021 Instagram: @utmhccwellness