Health Outreach, Promotion & Education (HOPE)

Health Education provides accurate health information to all Stockton students, staff, and faculty in a respectful, sensitive manner utilizing a holistic approach to health and wellness.

We promote all Wellness Center services and programs in an effort to engage participants to be responsible and proactive regarding their own respective health and safety needs throughout the life-span.

Health Education services are free to Stockton students, staff and faculty.

 

Health Outreach, Promotion and Education (HOPE) Department

Monday - Friday |  9:00am-5:00pm
Galloway Campus: WQ-108C

 

Health Education Programs

Health-related and life skills information is available to student groups or individuals. Most workshops are fun and interactive and can be tailored to the needs of your group.

Current programs that are available for students:

Explore the various aspects of our lives that help to create wellness and good health. Learn about new ways to enhance these dimensions and begin to set goals for improvement and well-being. 

What are the different types of stress and the effects of stress discussed. A look at what causes stress, symptoms people experience because of stress, and positive ways to deal with stress to help manage it.

Eating well at Stockton, making healthy choices, reading food labels, and nutrition basics.

Types of eating disorders and possible causes discussed. Signs and symptoms as well as long-term consequences resulting from eating disorders addressed. 

Information about the different contraceptive methods and how they work. Also, discussed are Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s), how they can be avoided, signs and symptoms, and where to get treatment.

Exploring what you really want in a relationship, what a healthy relationship is, and identifying whether a relationship is good or bad for you and what to do about it. Also, discussed are ways which we communicate to improve communication skills, effective listening skills, expressing feelings, accepting other’s feelings, dealing with conflict looking at assertive and aggressive communication styles.

Interactive workshop illustrating aspects of how it to build & maintain a cohesive team.

Learn about the dynamics that make a presenter interesting and dynamic, common mistakes and how to avoid them along with ideas for creating presentations. 

All workshops are between 1 hour and 1 hour and 30 minutes in length.

Request a Health Education Program

To request a health education program, please complete the online program request form linked below. 

Please note: A minimum of two week notice is needed for all requests.

Health Education Program Request Form

Healthy Cooking Made Easy

Healthy Cooking Made Easy

Join our Health Educators and Nutritionist as they team up to show you how easy it can be to cook some healthy dishes. Check out the links to some of our cooking videos below:


Become a Wellness Peer Educator

Students who successfully complete NASPA’s Virtual Certified peer Education (CPE) Training and certification exam can be considered to become a Health Education Peer Educator.

 

Additional Health Support Services

How Right Now Campaign

How Right Now is a communications campaign designed to promote and strengthen the emotional well-being and resiliency of populations adversely affected by COVID-19–related stress, grief, and loss. Support for the campaign is provided by CDC and the CDC Foundation.


The Mental Health Association in New Jersey Support for Individuals

The MHANJ provides programs that directly assist people living with mental illness and substance use disorders and their family members. We work to help individuals in improving their mental health and to break the stigma which keeps people from seeking treatment.