ASU Wellness student employees, interns, volunteers, peer educators and student organization members are dedicated to promoting wellness and fostering a healthy campus environment at ASU and in their individual communities.
Involvement Opportunities are Available in the Following Areas
- Alcohol and Other Drugs
- Healthy Relationships and Sexual Violence
- Stress, Depression and Suicide Prevention
Peer Education Programs
Devils in the Bedroom sexual health peer educators provide baseline information, education, and resources to the ASU community about sexual health and wellness in a sex-positive manner. Members of this student organization are trained in sex-positive education, principles and standards of practice for health promotion in higher education and diversity. Learn more about the Devils in the Bedroom goals, programs, services and expectations.
Active Minds at ASU aims to reduce the stigma that surrounds mental health issues and promote awareness of mental health. Through campus wide events, the organization works to inform students and faculty of available services both on campus and in the community. The organization creates a forum for other students and members of the community to have an open discussion regarding mental health issues. For more information about Active Minds or how to get involved please visit Active Minds at ASU on Facebook www.facebook.com/activemindsatasu or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASU Well Devil Council. The ASU Well Devil Council is a university-wide, volunteer student wellness group that empowers students to create a healthy environment that supports students’ efforts to lead healthy lives and reach their academic, personal and professional goals. The ASU Well Devil Council recommends and provides leadership for ASU initiatives, programs, services and policies in support of a healthy lifestyle and ASU experience for ASU students. Visit welldevils.asu.edu for more information.
DPC AWARE (Listed under Health/Wellness DPC). The purpose of DPC AWARE is to educate, prevent and advocate for common wellness issues that occur at Arizona State University at the Downtown Phoenix campus. We shall inform students on a wide range of issues such as sexual health, substance abuse, dating violence, stress management and healthy body image. As a result students shall become more AWARE therefore decreasing the numbers of these occurrences.
Health and Counseling Student Action Committee (HCSAC) was created to be the student voice in health issues around campus and the community. We work in conjunction with ASU Counseling, ASU Health Services, and ASU Wellness to evaluate and discuss various student health issues in order to create a healthier campus environment through implementation of pertinent policy and programming.
Out of the Darkness is dedicated to building awareness of suicide in the United States. With the assistance of ASU Wellness, ASU Counseling Services and ASU Health Services, Out of the Darkness works to fundraise and advocate for suicide prevention research. Out of the Darkness also collaborates with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to provide suicide education, offer support to individuals affected by suicide and raise money for suicide prevention research. For more information visit the Out of the Darkness Facebook Group and to get involved, email email@example.com.
How Do I Get Involved?
- Identify which ASU Wellness program area you would like to be involved with - Alcohol and Other Drugs, Healthy Relationships and Sexual Violence or Stress Management. Call 480.965.4721 or set up a meeting with the coordinator of your area of interest.
- Determine which ASU peer education program or student organization you would like to be involved with, click on the organization name that is listed above to link to more information.