Our wellbeing programs teach students how to create healthy lifestyles and provide them with leadership skills related to positive health habits while spreading the message of health and wellness across campus.
Alcohol & Other Drugs Programs
The documentary HAZE tells Gordie's story within the greater context of alcohol abuse and hazing on campus. Facilitated discussion aims to spark in-depth conversations about the role of alcohol and "traditions" to initiate members as well as motivate audience members to intervene in an alcohol emergency.
TIPS – Training Intervention Procedures
TIPS for the University is a 3-hour, interactive program that addresses the difficult problem of alcohol misuse on college campuses and related issues, such as violence, hazing, alcohol poisoning, and sexual assault. The program encourages an informal, conversational, and relaxed atmosphere in which the students are the experts. TIPS establishes that students are truly the only ones who can lead the way to creating a responsible campus environment, while providing practical and realistic ways to handle problems that students often encounter when among peers who are drinking.
An interactive team game that takes students through a day in the life of WVU students and helps them identify protective factors related to alcohol consumption.
Designed to teach students about standard drinks and serving size. Emphasizes setting a limit, having a plan for BAC if you choose to drink and knowing alcohol content of what you are drinking.
With the help of the Mon County Health Department, this training is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to safely administer Naloxone in the event of an opioid-related overdose. Free Naloxone is available at the conclusion of this training, though supplies may be limited.
Helping students understand the underlying causes of stress and examine root causes of stress in their lives. Provides students with tools to cultivate self- awareness and reduce stress.
Students will be guided through experiential learning activities to help them more effectively manage their time, including short and long-term goal setting, prioritizing their to-do list, and helping them set healthy boundaries.
Sexual Health Programs
An educational game that allows participants to learn about issues ranging from safer sex to healthy relationships in a fun and interactive way.
Ask the Sexpert
A health education specialist is available able to answer sexual health questions posed anonymously (via questions written on index cards) to increase comfort in asking questions.
A mobile condom dispensary, where students are able to acquire safer sex supplies (external condoms, internal condoms, dental dams, and lubricant) free of charge.