Peer Education

The mission of the Peer Assistants is to create change concerning lifestyle and chemical health issues by acting as friends, educators, activitis, role models, and team members.

The Peer Assistants act as:

FRIENDS by being avaiable to listen to other people's stories and act as a bridge to campus resources.

EDUCATORS by teaching decision-making skills and strategies to stay safe along with dispelling myths and misperceptions using the latest health information.

ACTIVISTS by creating partnerships and networks, challenging unhealthy attitudes and behaviors, and refusing to be passive bystanders.

ROLE MODELS by leading lives that are healthy and balanced.

TEAM MEMBERS by being supportive and encouraging of other Peer Assistants and collaborating partner organization members.