Office of Health Education and Outreach Programs
Health Education & Outreach Programs actively seeks to educate and empower students to make informed choices that positively impact personal wellness and the wellness of the greater community. Figuring out how to stay well in college can be a challenge. We’re here to help! Staff and peer educators from the Health Education & Outreach Programs help shape an environment that supports wellness by offering free events and workshops on topics students care about, hosting campus-wide campaigns to raise awareness about trending health topics, and making reputable health information accessible to students through our website.
Peer Education Groups
There’s some stuff you’d rather talk about with your peers. We get it. There are five peer education groups affiliated with Health Education & Outreach Programs. Whether you want to become a peer health educator, or you’re just curious about what they do and how you could learn from them, find more information here.
- PAWS: Peers Advocating Wellness for Students
- GEAR: Greek Educators, Advocates and Resources
- Good Clean Fun: Promoters of substance-free fun on campus and in Indy
- Red Cup Culture: High Risk Drinking Prevention Peer Educators
- One Love Facilitators: Taking A Stand Against Sexual Violence and Dating Abuse
Self Assessments & Online Health Topic Information
If you’re on the search for good information about things like stress management, sexual health, sexual assault prevention, alcohol and drugs, or body image we’ve put together a list of our favorite go-to websites and resources here.
Campaign Toolkits, Resources, & Campus Events
We dug into the research around substance use, self-care, sexual health, and other topics and have created Butler-specific campaign toolkits, resources and campus events to promote healthy and informed choices.
Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Specialist
The needs of someone who has been sexually assaulted vary from person to person and may vary over time. A trained professional staff member serves as a Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Specialist and is available to respond to students who have experienced rape, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence or stalking.