Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.93
Liaison Jim Dees
Submission Date April 19, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Appalachian State University
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jim Dees
Data and Assessment Specialist
Office of Sustailability
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

STUDENTS:
Appalachian State University’s Department of Wellness and Prevention Services has as its primary mission the service of all students through the promotion of healthy behaviors, risk behavior modification services, and advocacy for campus-wide health policies that facilitate student success and holistic well-being.

They offer services promoting health awareness and active lifestyles while taking a holistic approach to wellness, encompassing eight dimensions:
Emotional
Environmental
Financial
Intellectual
Occupational
Physical
Social
Spiritual
Spiritual
In order to promote these eight dimensions of wellness, the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services offers educational programs on topics such as nutrition, sexual health, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, stress, and sleep. The Department hosts events designed to empower students about the importance of self-care. Also offered, are a variety of individual and group services for students to help maintain wellness throughout their college careers. Individual therapy, nutrition assessment and a resource library are just some of the many services offered to students.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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