Peer Health Educators

Peer Health Education Groups at Wellesley College

Active Minds

A student organization for mental health awareness and advocacy. They work to educate students about mental health, mental illness, and available resources, as well as strive to create a safe environment for the discussion of mental health, and advocate for the rights and needs of students with mental health issues.

Contact: Lauren Springer & Katie Howe

Mental Health Educators (MHEs)

The Mental Health Educators are a subgroup of Active Minds at Wellesley. MHEs are specially selected students in every residence hall who can direct students to services on and off campus.  

Contact: Lauren Springer & Katie Howe

Balance Health Educators (BHEs)

The Balance Health Educators is a student organization whose goal is to promote health and wellness at Wellesley College. The BHEs emphasize the importance of living a balanced lifestyle through programming focusing mainly on sleep, nutrition, exercise, relaxation, and alcohol education.

Contact: Alison Nikyar

Sexual Assault Awareness for Everyone (SAAFE)

Sexual Assault Awareness for Everyone is a student organization that provides peer education and support to the Wellesley community through crisis intervention and the prevention of violence and sexual assault.

Contact: Jeni Prater

Sexual Health Educators (SHEs)

The Sexual Health Educators is a student organization that provides sexual health education, on and off-campus resources, as well as support for Wellesley students through events such as SHEopardy in the residence halls, Sex Carnival, campus lectures, and Sex Positivity Week.

Contact: Laura Bruno

Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

The members of the Student Health Advisory Committee work closely with Health Services as a liaison to the student body to raise awareness about the Health Center. They are available to answer questions, and to listen to any suggestions for improvement regarding the Health Center.

Contact:  Dr. Vanessa Britto 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wellesley College Health Service
 


Health Education
106 Central Street 
Wellesley, MA 02481
781.283.2810