Peer Health Educators
The Peer Health Educators offer a variety of awareness programs for the University community. These are interactive presentations that can be presented to resident halls, athletic teams, fraternities, sororities, clubs, or other organizations.
The programs (each approximately 1 hour in length) include:
The ABCs of STDs
Increases students understanding of STDs, and provides information on prevention strategies and available forms of testing and treatment for STDs.
B.A.M. (Body and Mind: Mental Health Awareness)
Encourages discussions about mental health to help students become more comfortable talking about the topic. Information is provided to participants to increase knowledge on the challenges that face good mental health, to identify and address common mental health concerns, and to provide available mental health resources on and off campus.
Chasing that First High
This interactive program educates on substance abuse and addiction. We encourage conversation about the dangerous related to drugs, and what new and upcoming trends they need to look our for. The program also provides tips and tools on how to recognize if they or someone they know has an issue with drugs, and where to find help on campus.
Commit to Stay Fit, Stay Strong Live Long
A physical fitness program that highlights the importance of exercise in everyday life, different types of physical activity taht everyone can enjoy, and educates students on how to maintain healthy weight and avoid the obesity epidemic.
Nutrition-The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Assists students in evaluating the concepts of nutrition and diet and the role they play in a healthy lifestyle through providing information on portion sizes, choosemyplate.gov, how to read a food label, and tips on eating healthy.
Engages students in discussions about the use of alcohol on campus, social pressures and attitudes regarding alcohol and one's decision to drink, how nutrition and alcohol consumption are related, protective strategies, alcohol poisoning, and alcohol and the law.
Offers a fun and interactive way to discuss contraception options and their role in safer sex practices. *20 minute version also available.
Sex and Chocolate
This question and answer session provides students the opportunity to openly talk about intimate relationships and to ask questions about sex and relationships.
Stress Be Gone
Helps students to identify major life stressors, see how the perceptions of stress can affect level of stress, as well as understand the importance of sleep and time management.
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To contact the Peer Health Education Program to learn more about our programs, or to request a program:
Complete a program request form online
Fill out online
When requesting a program:
- Please provide us with a minimum of 2 weeks notice.
- We do not present programs on Wednesday evenings between 9pm and 10pm due to our weekly meeting.
- After requesting a program, expect to receive an email response within 3 days indicating that your request was received.
- You will receive a program confirmation via email within a week after requesting the program unless noted otherwise by the student manager.
- Please respond to the email confirmation within 3 days indicating that everything is set for the program.