Get stress management tips on your phone
Feeling stressed, need help coping, or just want tips for managing your stress? We can help!
Join our text messaging program and we will:
Check in with you every week to see how you’re doing
Send you weekly tips for lowering stress
Share information about health-related events and resources around campus
To sign up, text “STRESS” to 30644. You can join at any point in the semester!
This program is supported by the Student Tech fee.Read Story
April Peer Health Educator of the Month – Mari Irvan
Mari Irvan is a fourth year senior at WSU completing a B.S. in psychology and a B.A. in human development. She joined the peer health education program in the fall of 2018. Her peers in the program nominated her for the April Peer Health Educator of the Month award. This award is given to peer health educators in recognition of their hard work and dedication to the program. We sat down with Mari to hear more about her time in the program and why she thinks other students would benefit from joining.
How has being a peer health educator been meaningful to you?
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Help us facilitate ‘Booze, Sex and Reality Checks’ for incoming students
Our Health Promotion team is offering an exciting opportunity to lead new Cougs through the Booze, Sex, and Reality Checks (BSRC) workshop. Incoming students under the age of 21 attend this evidence-based program as part of their Week of Welcome experience.
As a Facilitator, you will gain public speaking experience, receive training in motivational interviewing, and become equipped to facilitate group discussions. As Support Staff, you will participate in implementing Week of Welcome workshops and develop skills in customer service.
BSRC Lead Facilitator and Co-Facilitator
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Become a peer health educator
This fall, our health promotion team is continuing a peer health education program. Peer health educators are a diverse group of undergraduate leaders who work with us to educate and empower their fellow students. Students who participate in this program facilitate workshops, represent CHS at campus events, table, and collaborate with campus partners.
We consistently hear from students who are interested in peer health education programs, and studies show that students view peer health educators as credible and trustworthy sources of information. The program is supported by the Service & Activity Fee and will help increase our collaboration with students.
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All WSU students must submit proof of measles immunity before registering for classes.
Incoming first-year and transfer students must complete mandatory programs.
Emotional Support Animals On Campus:
Cougar Health Services does not provide documentation for emotional support animals.
We collect feedback on an ongoing basis to help improve our services and ensure you receive the best care possible.
Faculty Resources for Helping Students
We can all help students when they are in distress. These guides provide a step-by-step process to caring for and assisting our students.