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. Faculty and staff can request health education programming for students either in the classroom or for events.
Health Outreach, Promotion and Education (HOPE) Department
Health Education Programs
Health-related and life skills information are 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.
Learn about the different types of stress and the effects of stress. Take look at what causes stress, symptoms people experience because of stress, and positive ways to deal with stress to help manage it.
Learn how to make healthy food choices, read food labels, and the basics of nutrition.
Learn about the types of eating disorders and possible causes. Awareness of the signs and symptoms as well as long-term consequences resulting from eating disorders
Learn about the different contraceptive methods and how they work. Awareness of the different 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. Learn ways to improve communication skills, effective listening skills, expressing feelings, accepting other people's feelings, dealing with conflict, assertive and aggressive communication styles.
An interactive workshop illustrating aspects of how it to build and 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
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 Wellness Peer Educator under the Department of Health Education.
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.
- About Variants
- COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots
- What to Do If You Are Sick
- Long COVID and Post-COVID Conditions
- Campus Operations During COVID-19
- Stockton COVID-19 Updates
Spread Fun. Not Flu.
Smoking & Vaping Addiction Resources
Interested in quitting smoking or vaping? Call (609)804-QUIT/text (859)927-0371