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Stress Relief & Relaxation Room

The Stress Reduction Room will not be available for the current academic year. For a list of available online resources please visit our Mental Health Resources page here.

Typically this room is open to all students, faculty, and staff, and we have the following options available:

Muscle Relaxation Chair

Feel the tension leave your body and relax in the chair.

Sand Garden

Clear your mind of the chaos of everyday through the use of rocks and sand in our sand garden.

Impermanence Board

“Let go” of your stress by using the board to create drawings or sayings and watch it disappear.

Relaxation CDs

Relax, meditate, and curb anxiety with our relaxation CDs. Let us know which one you would like to try.

Em Wave

Use this interactive learning system to help you balance your emotions, body, and mind.

Light Therapy

For Seasonal Affective Disorder. Reading in this light will help your well-being. During the fall and winter, months the lack of natural light can lead to SAD and make you feel “out of sorts” or “out of sync.”

Aromatherapy Lotions

Come and check out our aromatherapy collection and see how having these lotions can help to improve mood and many other benefits. Aromatherapy has been shown to carry many benefits in terms of wellness and stress relief.

If you are interested in learning more about what is offered, or to schedule an appointment to use this room, please call 219.464.5002.

We are very grateful to the Valparaiso University Guild in awarding us a Guild Grant for the 2014–2015 academic year. This has allowed us to make many improvements in our Stress Relief & Relaxation Room, including the purchase of the relaxation chair.