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Peers Advocating Wellness for Students - PAWS is an exciting wellness initiative for Student Health Services. PAWS is a peer education program -- Assumption College students trained and interested in helping fellow students to become more aware of important health issues. PAWS educators host events, participate in campus activities, and host the following workshops:
General Meeting Every Monday
6 – 7 p.m. at Student Health Services
All are welcome!
||Social Health and Responsibility Education
The SHARE workshop is designed to help students develop skills to talk with partner(s) about their social health, including abstinence and the potential health consequences of sex, including sexually transmitted infections.
||College and Lifestyle Management
During the CALM workshop, students will practice a variety of stress management strategies and identify creative ways to fit stress management into a demanding schedule.
||Sexual Assault and Violence Education
The SAVE workshop will give students the opportunity to identify and practice strategies to improve or enhance relationships and discuss when and how to end a relationship. The knowledge gained will aid in the prevention of relationship violence and promote greater awareness about the dynamics of sexual assault.
|| Practice Active Lifestyle
PAL is an energizing workshop that will give students the opportunity to discuss benefits of regular exercise, develop fitness goals and a plan to accomplish them, as well as identify barriers to exercising and ways to overcome them.
PAWS are available to facilitate small and large group workshops for residence halls, classrooms, and other student organizations.
To request a program from Health Education and Promotion, please call (508) 767-7329 or email: We require a minimum of two weeks notice to schedule most programs. In addition, Student Health Services has professional and clinical staff available to speak on a variety of topics.
Health Promotion Materials
Free health education materials and promotional items are available at Student Health Services. Brochures, poster, magnets and more are available to those who visit with topics ranging from self-care to the consequences of binge drinking and other drug use.