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.