Health and Wellness Promotion

The Health & Wellness Promotion office is location in Room 1101 in Student Health & Counseling Services in The WELL. We aim to enhance students’ educational experience by addressing health-related barriers to learning, enabling students to make informed health decisions, and promoting the seven dimensions of wellness – Intellectual, Emotional, Environmental, Physical, Career/ Financial, Spiritual, and Socio-Cultural. The Health & Wellness Promotion office is the headquarters for the Sac State Peer Health Educators who plan events and present to classrooms regarding a variety of health topics including nutrition, mental health, healthy relationships, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

For more information, you can reach our office at 916-278-5422.

Health & Wellness Promotion Staff

Name Title Phone
Reva Wittenberg, MPA Associate Director for Campus Wellness 916-278-2036
Jennifer Burton, MS, CHES Health Educator, Mental Health 916-278-2749
Jennifer Campbell, MAS, RD Registered Dietitian 916-278-6038
Lara Falkenstein, CHES Health Educator, Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drugs 916-278-6026
Selenne Alatorre Administrative Support 916-278-5422

 

Topic Areas

Active Minds

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The Active Minds mission is to change the conversation surrounding mental health. We strive to educate the campus community about mental health and emotional wellness issues (such as depression, anxiety, stress management, eating disorders, body image, and suicide prevention), all in an effort to reduce the stigmas associated with mental health issues and treatment.

Healthy Relationships

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The Healthy Relationships Program focuses on providing outreach and events related to sexual assault prevention, safer sex practices, and communication for healthy relationships.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

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The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Program works to reduce the harm associated with high risk drinking, tobacco and drug use. We do this through education, collaboration, student leadership development, and provision of resources to support and encourage healthy choices.

Nutrition

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Our Nutrition Program offers a variety of services to support balanced eating, including professional nutritional counseling, peer diet analysis, and cooking demonstrations.