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Prevention

The Campus Health Initiatives and Prevention Services unit provides population-based prevention and health promotion services to the UW–Madison community, working to reduce high-risk behaviors and create an environment where people are safe, included, and connected to one another. UHS prevention specialists and communication professionals work to address important campus health issues such as sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence and/or stalking, high-risk alcohol, tobacco and drug use, suicide, wellness, health equity, and social justice.

Meet our Prevention Specialists

graphic of three bystander intervention strategies: direct, delegate, and distract

Learn how to intervene in a crisis

Have you ever been in a situation where you noticed something risky happening and you felt someone should do something? Did you act or intervene? Learn what to do in such situations.