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JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA

Georgetown’s interest in the well-being and safety of its students has come to pervade every corner of campus — even the bathrooms. The Stall Seat Journal, a monthly newsletter featured in bathroom stalls across campus, has been an integral part of the social norms campaign at Georgetown since it was founded in 2006.

Stalling Unhealthy Habits from the Bathroom Stall

The university’s focus on the health and safety of students has become so widely promoted that the topic has carried over to the unlikeliest of places: the bathroom stall. Since 2006, as part of the social norms campaign at Georgetown University, the Stall Seat Journal initiative has increased dialogue about[Read More…]

Health Education Services Hosts Break the Stigma Event

Health Education Services hosted #BreakTheStigma, an event featuring performances by student groups and activities, including a body image photo campaign, in the Healey Family Student Center yesterday as part of an effort to destigmatize mental illness. The event sought to increase awareness of mental health resources on campus and to[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
Georgetown Health Education Services has no plans to disclose data from the National College Health Assessment survey, which is included in The Stall Seat Journal.

Survey Data Undisclosed

Georgetown Health Education Services has no plans to fully release information regarding student health from the National College Health Assessment survey results from previous years. The NCHA, a survey developed by the American College Health Association, is administered to colleges and universities across the United States to survey issues ranging[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
In response to the climate survey results, student club leaders will be required to undergo bystander training.

Bystander Training Required for Leaders

Leaders of Georgetown’s largest student groups will undergo required bystander intervention training as part of the Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force’s goal of improving bystander education to prevent sexual assault on campus. The first training session, coordinated by Health Education Services, will take place this Sunday, with four additional[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JOHN CURRAN/THE HOYA
Health Education Services sexual assault specialist Jennifer Wiggins and CAPS sexual trauma specialist Erica Shirley addressed misconceptions of intimate-partner violence at a roundtable discussion in the Intercultural Center on Thursday.

Specialists Dispel Misconceptions on Partner Violence

  Sexual trauma specialist at Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services Erica Shirley and sexual assault specialist at Health Education Services Jennifer Wiggins dispelled myths about intimate-partner violence during a roundtable discussion co-hosted by the Georgetown University Minority Association of Pre-Health Students in the Intercultural Center on Thursday. The conversation covered[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUSA Releases Mental Health Initiative

The Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee announced the creation of the Project Lighthouse mental health initiative Wednesday, which will implement a peer-to-peer online chat service to enable Georgetown students to anonymously communicate on issues such as stress culture, sleep problems and thoughts of self-harm. The initiative plans to[Read More…]

by January 15, 2016 2 comments News, News - Top

#GUProgramAsst Campaign Gains Traction

Approximately 250 Georgetown students participated in a Twitter and Facebook campaign starting March 2 requesting that the university hire a program assistant for the Women’s Center and Health Education Services who would handle programming on health and sexuality issues, leaving the two organizations free to focus on counseling and survivor[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Located in back of Darnall Hall, the Counseling Center provides psychological and psychiatric services to all Georgetown students.

Student Health Examined

Seeking information pertaining to eating disorders on campus, The Hoya held separate interviews with Carol Day, the director of Health Education Services and member of the adjunct faculty of Health Studies and Human Science, and Mary Quigley, the staff clinical social worker and eating disorder specialist. In this combined version[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Health and Wellness Issue, The Guide

Health Week Events Highlight Resources

Health Education Services kicked off its first BeWell Week Monday, featuring fitness classes and sex jeopardy, to raise awareness of health issues and on-campus resources that address them. Tessa Telly, social norms coordinator and health promotion counselor, said students often overlook the services offered by HES. “We’re here, we’re free[Read More…]

by September 27, 2011 0 comments Campus News
A New Life for Student Moms

A New Life for Student Moms

Staci Webb’s daily schedule has changed dramatically since she returned to school this fall. Jocelyn Waller (SCS ’12) has faced similar challenges. “You don’t just have the free time to meet someone for coffee at 2 or begin pre-gaming at 6,” she said. Both Webb (COL ’12) and Waller share[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments The Guide