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SIU Wellness and Health Promotion Services
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Did you know that stress, sleep and anxiety are the top three reported barriers to academic success according to SIU students? Do you want to support SIU students’ health and wellbeing? Then donating to Wellness and Health Promotion Services may be for you!  

Wellness and Health Promotion Services focuses on providing education to students on health behaviors and topics such as sleep, stress management, substance use, mental health, violence prevention, nutrition, sexual health and others. We teach students skills that help them with the day-to-day choices they face regarding health and wellness behaviors. We also provide volunteer, internship, and graduate assistantship opportunities each year.

Please see our funding priorities below and click Give Now at the top of the page to make your gift.

  • Saluki Certified Peer Education Program- The Saluki Certified Peer Education Program facilitates leadership opportunities for students who are dedicated to providing wellness and health education programming to students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
  •  The Dawg Lounge stress management space- The Dawg Lounge is dedicated to reducing stress among SIU students with innovative and cutting-edge stress-reduction tools. This is the one space on campus to simply rest, breathe, and relax with no agenda. 
  • Men Allied for Social Change program- Men Allied for Social Change (MASC) is a 6-week program for SIU men interested in becoming leaders and agents of change in their communities. Using a positive masculinity framework, MASC empowers participants to use their power and strength to build communities free from violence.  
  • Suicide Prevention Programming- Wellness and Health Promotion Services holds two large events each year. The Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk and Fresh Check day are dedicated to bringing hope to those affected by suicide and increasing awareness to suicide prevention. 
  • Substance Use Education- Wellness and Health Promotion Services provides education and information on harm reduction strategies to reduce the risks of substance use.

 We are thankful for your generosity.  

Leaderboard
Departments with the Most Gifts!
Check out which department has brought in the most gifts for SIU Day!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. 950
2 School of Medicine 369
3 Saluki Athletics 254
4 College of Health and Human Sciences 219
5 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences 197
6 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts 170
7 College of Engineering 155
8 Marching Salukis (Liberal Arts) 141
9 School of Law 128
10 College of Business and Analytics 125
11 School of Education 124
12 College of Liberal Arts 107
13 Touch of Nature 78
14 Morris Library 76
15 Student Affairs 69
16 SIU Alumni Association 66
17 Strong Survivors 65
18 The Arts (Liberal Arts) 59
19 WSIU Public Broadcasting 56
20 General University Scholarships 53
21 Diversity Initiatives 46
22 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute 43
23 University Museum 33
24 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center 32
25 Green Roof Project 27
26 Graduate School 23
27 University Honors Program 23
28 SIU Press 19
29 SIU Arboretum 17
30 Center for Archaeological Investigations 14
31 Center for International Education 12
32 Civil Service Council Education Assistance Program 10
33 Research 7
34 SIU Wellness and Health Promotion Services 7
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Leaderboard
Departments by Dollars Raised
Check out which Department has raised the most throughout SIU Day!
Rank Department Raised
1 School of Medicine $373,761.00
2 College of Liberal Arts $327,877.00
3 College of Business and Analytics $320,638.00
4 Saluki Athletics $270,124.29
5 College of Health and Human Sciences $190,391.94
6 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences $131,183.82
7 Morris Library $113,270.00
8 College of Engineering $103,696.90
9 School of Law $97,470.00
10 School of Education $70,639.00
11 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. $65,724.53
12 General University Scholarships $55,046.00
13 Touch of Nature $52,325.00
14 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts $51,385.94
15 The Arts (Liberal Arts) $36,075.00
16 SIU Alumni Association $16,277.00
17 Marching Salukis (Liberal Arts) $11,999.88
18 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute $8,335.00
19 Diversity Initiatives $6,695.00
20 University Museum $6,270.00
21 WSIU Public Broadcasting $5,945.00
22 Strong Survivors $5,770.00
23 Student Affairs $5,260.18
24 Graduate School $2,035.00
25 SIU Press $1,955.00
26 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center $1,870.00
27 University Honors Program $1,555.00
28 Green Roof Project $1,550.00
29 SIU Arboretum $1,505.00
30 Center for International Education $1,420.00
31 Research $920.00
32 Center for Archaeological Investigations $735.00
33 Civil Service Council Education Assistance Program $500.00
34 SIU Wellness and Health Promotion Services $270.00
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