RIO (Recognition, Insight, and Openness) Series


Feeling Overwhelmed and Looking to Get “Unstuck?”

Attend Recognition, Insight, and Openness (RIO)!

RIO is a two-part program that teaches students techniques for recognizing and moving past situations that cause stress, frustration, and anxiety. RIO can provide skills to help you: 

  • Manage and reduce anxiety
  • Adapt to new challenges
  • Understand your thoughts and feelings, WITHOUT judgment or shame
  • Move beyond feeling “stuck” 
  • Take the initiative to step out of your comfort zone

This program is open to all Illinois students—you do not need to be a current client of the Counseling Center. We do strongly encourage you to be available to attend both sessions. For Spring 2024, we are offering a variety of in-person and Zoom options. To register, please select an option below complete the brief form, and submit it.  After you’ve registered, you’ll receive an email confirmation with location or Zoom information. Please call the Counseling Center at 217-333-3704 with any questions.

Monday, January 22 and 29, 2024 @ 4 p.m. (Zoom)

Wednesday, January 31 and February 7 @ 5 p.m. (Lincoln Hall)

Wednesday, February 7 and 14 @ 6 p.m. (Zoom)

Thursday, February 15 and February 22 @ 5 p.m. (Zoom)

Tuesday, March 19 and 26 @ 2 p.m. (Zoom)

Thursday, March 21 and 28 @ 6 p.m. (Zoom)

Tuesday, April 2 and 9 @ 3 p.m. (Noyes Laboratory)

Monday, April 15 and 22 @ 4 p.m. (Architecture Building)

Thursday, April 18 and 25 @ 4 p.m. (Business Instructional Facility)