Extreme heat and humidity are in the forecast for Madison this week.
Archives for November 2016
Time spent volunteering on campus or in the community can impact students’ overall mental and emotional health, a 2015 study shows.
For many, going home can be a source of relief — a time to gather with loved ones and take a break from the demands of school. For others, it can be a difficult time where new or buried feelings surface. Just as important as making travel arrangements and packing properly, having a plan for your safety and well-being is crucial.
Victim Advocate & Survivor Services Coordinator | Whaley provides confidential victim advocacy services including support group facilitation, accompaniment to academic, legal, and systems related appointments and meetings, and provides emotionally supportive counseling to students who have experienced sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
UHS hired six new staff members who have a special interest in underserved and underrepresented student populations, and the impact campus climate can have on student success.
The UHS Travel Clinic provides health evaluations and travel advice to students planning to travel abroad or who are returning from international travel.
Self-defense is a risk reduction strategy that may offer assertiveness training, education about dangerous situations and “red flags” that perpetrators may exhibit, and strategies to physically and verbally resist dangerous situations. Self-defense does not prevent the choices perpetrators make to assault, but may provide individuals with confidence, awareness, and diffusion strategies to increase their safety and potentially lessen the severity of attacks.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Prevention Coordinator
Victim Advocate & Survivor Services Coordinator | Jamie provides confidential victim advocacy services including support group facilitation; accompaniment to academic, legal, and systems related appointments and meetings; and providing emotionally supportive counseling to students who have experienced sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Prevention Coordinator | Damask wants students to be able to create a welcoming environment for each other. As the co-chair of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Damask encourages students to stand up for their friends and be an active part of their community.