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Health Promotion

Department of Health Promotion

The Department of Health Promotion makes information available on a wide range of health topics and is committed to providing resources that will help individuals within the Skidmore community to make responsible choices on topics such as:

Department of Health Promotion

  • sexuality
  • alcohol and other drugs
  • nutrition
  • stress management
  • relationships
  • eating disorders
  • body image

 

SPRING 2020 UPDATES AND INFORMATION

Skidmore ResourcesHealth Promotion will continue to offer the following services remotely during the remainder of the spring 2020 semester:

  • Wellness Coaching - Students who were already working with a Wellness Coach can continue to do so.  Your coach will reach out to you to talk with you about next steps.  Students who are interested in working with a Wellness Coach should complete this intake form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZoomWC.  For more information about Wellness Coaching please visit: https://www.skidmore.edu/health_promotion/wellness-coaching.php
  • Victim Advocacy Services - Student who need to access Skidmore's Victim Advocates should email jmcdonal@skidmore.edu
  • BASICS/Alcohol and Other Drug Services - Please contact Kim Golemboski (kgolembo@skidmore.edu) for information about scheduling a remote BASICS session.  Students who were already working with a BASICS provider will hear from that provider directly regarding next steps.

Fall 2019 Health Promotion Programs

Programming during the Fall of 2019 focused on mental health, stress management, nutrition, fitness, sexual health, bystander intervention, consent, healthy relationships, and opportunities for students to participate in AOD-free experiences, events, and activities.  Our 60+ trained Peer Health Educators offered multiple events and educational outreach programs every week including, but certainely not limited to (click below for additional details about Health Promotion campaigns that ran during the 2018/2019 academic year):

Sample of Fall 2019 programs