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Health and Wellness

Promoting Health. Supporting Students. Changing Lives.

College students face a mountain of challenges. These challenges can lead to feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression — and Auburn’s students are not immune. Safeguarding our students’ mental health is critical as we provide assistance and resources for navigating substance abuse, nutrition challenges, relationship struggles, and prioritizing academic success.

 

 We believe supporting our students goes beyond providing an excellent educational experience — healthy development of the whole person is crucial if we are to enable our students to fulfill their enormous potential.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Supporting students, faculty, staff and alumni of all backgrounds with a campus culture of safety, community, and responsibility.  

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

Education, resources and evidence-based information on sexual health for Auburn students.

NUTRITION
SERVICES

Nutrition consults, dietary evaluations, grocery store tours, sports nutrition, and more for Auburn University students. 

PEER
EDUCATION

Active Minds, Be Well Hut, and QPR are peer education programs promoting health on Auburn's campus. 

SUBSTANCE
USE

Students explore the effects of substance use and how it may be  impacting other areas of their life.

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Auburn Strong

Live Happy.
Live Healthy.
Live Auburn Strong. 

Auburn Strong is a 6-week health and wellness challenge providing participants with tools, tips, and training to establish balanced, sustainable lifestyle change. The program includes fitness training, group fit, and more. 

Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind, and a tranquil spirit...
- Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu-JRR Tolkein

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Healthy Relationships

Resources, consultations, and sexual health education for Auburn students. 

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Nutrition Services

Are you interested in getting professional, individualized nutrition advice?

The registered dietitians/nutritionists on the Auburn University Nutrition Team assist clients with grocery shopping, meal planning, food allergies/intolerances, gastrointestinal issues, disease prevention, sports nutrition, eating disorder recovery, and women’s health issues such as amenorrhea, and PCOS.

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Active Minds

Active Minds is a national college student organization dedicated to destigmatizing mental health on college campuses.

Auburn’s Active Minds chapter is entering its fifth year, and conducts annual programs including Mental Wealth Week.

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Be Well Hut

The Be Well Hut is a peer health education outreach program for Auburn students. Our team of student volunteers encourages and promotes healthy living, one button at a time!

 

The Hutters, as they are known around campus, lead activities and discuss topics developed around the Nine Dimensions of Wellness and their importance to a successful college experience. 

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QPR

Question // Persuade // Refer

The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

Make yourself a priority.

Substance Use 

Programs and Resources for Auburn Students

Tiger Education Screening Intervention

Tiger Education Screening Intervention (TESI) is a one-on-one educational intervention program designed to help students reduce the risks associated with alcohol and substance use. All sessions are confidential.

Substance Use Intervention Team

SUIT, is a comprehensive program focused on supporting individuals who struggle with problematic alcohol and/or substance use or for those who desire accountability for their personal alcohol and/or substance use goals. 

Tobacco Intervention Education

Tobacco Intervention Education (TIE) is an individual intervention program for students found in violation of the Smoke Free campus policy or who may want to gain a better understanding of their nicotine or tobacco use.

The CRC: The Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) provides a place for students in recovery to participate in a continuing care program. The CRC provides a nurturing, affirming environment where individuals  can find peer support while attending college. 

Alcohol and Drug-Related Emergencies

Alcohol- and drug-related overdoses are serious. Know what signs to look for and what to do in an alcohol- or drug-related emergency by reviewing the information provided. If you suspect that someone has alcohol poisoning,  seek immediate medical care. 

Outreach and Presentations

Looking for a presentation on a specific topic? Our staff can tailor most educational presentations for the needs of your organization.  Presentations are available for residence halls, fraternities and sororities, student organizations, and more. more information.

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