HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Training & Education

Health & Wellness provides training for students, faculty and staff on many topics related to students’ health and well-being. That includes the broad topics of mental health, sexual assault, relationship vio­lence, alcohol and other drugs. We also address more specific topics such as: relationship skills, motivational interviewing, bystander intervention and more.

For Students

Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Education - Learn about expectancies, absorption, oxidation, myopia, blackouts, sleep impact, tolerance, strategies to reduce risks and more.
  • eCHECKUP - A free, brief confidential screening survey. You will receive personalized feedback about: personal risk patterns, individual level of tolerance, family risk factors, harm reduction strategies and helpful UW resources.
  • Marijuana and Other Drug Education - Learn about the cognitive effects, physical impacts of use, sleep impact, signs of withdrawal, effects on motivation, "the munchies" and more.

Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Prevention, Relationship Skills and Consent

  • Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence PreventionThis is a foundational discussion of the continuum of interpersonal violence, UW campus norms, supporting friends and survivors and how students can engage as active bystanders and campus leaders in creating a safer campus culture.
  • Consent Chats: Relationship Skills & Boundaries - This interactive discussion focuses on helping students cultivate the types of relationships they want, identify personal boundaries, and discuss norms and practices of sexual consent including common questions from UW students. 
  • Relationship Violence & Stalking Prevention -This discussion focuses on the dynamics of relationship violence and stalking, UW campus norms, how to support friends and survivors and how students can engage as active bystanders in creating a safer campus culture.
  • Sexual Harassment PreventionThis discussion focuses on the dynamics of sexual harassment, UW campus norms, supporting friends and survivors and how students can engage as active bystanders and campus leaders in creating a safer campus culture.

Mental Health

  • PHE: Let's Talk About Mental Health - This program is led by student Peer Health Educators. This workshop is great for students wanting a peer perspective on mental health. This workshop aims to reduce stigma, to promote strategies on how to support others, and to offer information about on-campus resources and supports. Workshop led by Peer Health Educators trained by H&W.

 

Consultation

Health & Wellness consults with departments to help them create comprehensive education plans for their communities. We participate in campus wide events and programming for the UW community and provide state-wide leadership in the field of prevention and education.

Contact Melissa Tumas, Training & Education Coordinator, for more information: tumasm@uw.edu | 206.221.7187