The Health and Wellness Education mission is to promote healthy choices emphasizing the elimination of high-risk behavior, illegal alcohol and drug use, harmful substance use and related issues in order to empower and retain successful, healthy and involved students.
Catamount Wellness Ambassadors are peer health educators who serve as liaisons between
Health and Wellness Education and WCU students to promote health and wellbeing on
campus. Wellness Ambassadors will deepen their understanding of health and wellness
topics while gaining important leadership skills such as public speaking and program
The Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Committee is responsible for developing and executing an annual plan to address alcohol and other drug issues. The AOD Committee works collaboratively to promote other Health and Wellness initiatives on campus.
Alcohol Awareness Week is a fun, engaging, and meaningful way for students to learn about alcohol. The week focuses on safe drinking and busting the myths associated with college drinking. Alcohol Awareness Week is held the third full week of October.
Classroom Education Programs are interactive presentations for classrooms, student organizations, residence halls, and other campus groups encouraging students to make responsible choices regarding alcohol and other drugs.
Resident Assistants supervise and educate students while they live in our residence halls. These programs are designed to give residents information about alcohol and drug use that can be tailored to their residents.
Safe Spring Break is all about giving students tools to make the most of their break. Programming focuses on encouraging fun, responsible and safe decisions for spring break activities.