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 coveredRead More
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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 toRead More
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 survivorRead More
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 versionRead More
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 freeRead More
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 shareRead More
The Stall Seat Journal is flush with success after tapping into the ultimate captive readership: people in toilet stalls. The news flier, which is published once every two weeks, is posted on the interior-facing doors of about 400 dormitory communal bathroom stalls. The joint effort began at Georgetown in 2004Read More