Student Health and Wellness Services

Humboldt State University Peer Health Educators are students working with Health & Wellness Services to create a more holistically healthy community at HSU. This is done through a model of Health Education that rejects the language of shame and fear and instead focuses on compassion and social justice. HSU’s Peer Health Educators do the important work of engaging students and fostering community connections, as well as create spaces where students feel respected.

These students develop workshops, events, classroom presentations, and educational outreach to teach about issues like sexual health, sexualized violence, mental health, healthy eating, body image empowerment, consent, alcohol and other drugs, stress relief, and much more. Each student is trained and certified through the Bacchus Certified Peer Health Education program.

If you are interested in becoming a Peer Health Educator, or in connecting with a Peer Health educator, contact Mira Friedman at 707.826.5234 or mira@humboldt.edu.

 

EVENTS

This 2-hour on-land session will be held at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center and focus on the...
September 2
This course offers students the opportunity to safely learn and enjoy the sport of surfing!...
September 5
The North Coast has some of the most scenic and pristine coastline available for sea kayaking. On...
September 5
Get a new perspective on paddling while getting a fun workout. Join the growing world of stand up...
September 5

Drop-In / Weekly Events

Get all the benefits of cardio, core, and balance training while you escape the walls of the gym...
September 6 - November 29
Every Sunday
This class is designed as an introduction to the sport of rock climbing with an emphasis on...
September 6 - November 20
This challenging 30-minute class is specifically designed to target your core and lower body with...
September 7 - October 8