Be Well Peer Educators

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Would you like to play an integral part of the well-being initiative across campus, inspire your peers to be well, and join the Health Promotion Department at the University Health Center to support the mission of #BeWellUGA? The Be Well Peer Educators student group needs you!

Be Well Peer Educators will work with the Health Promotion Department at the University Health Center to…

  • Help shape health and well-being messaging at UGA related to alcohol and other drug prevention, interpersonal violence prevention, positive body image, and sexual health education
  • Provide insights and strategies to reach UGA’s unique student population
  • Professionally represent the Health Promotion Department of the University Health Center
  • Gain leadership opportunities and public speaking experience
  • Develop content for Health Center social media accounts, blog posts, and student webpages
  • Plan educational events to support healthy behaviors
  • Plan well-being events at UGA (Be Well Peer Educators have previously planned residence hall programs, concerts, tailgates to promote harm reduction strategies on Game Days, game nights, Build A Bear de-stress events during finals, and more)

Member Topic Groups

Be Well Peer Educators: Peers for Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention
Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention

Be Well Peer Educators: Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention
Interpersonal Violence Prevention

Be Well Peer Educators: Be You
Positive Body Image

Be Well Peer Educators: Safer Sex Ambassadors
Sexual Health Education

Peer Nutrition Educators
Students in the Food and Nutrition major (or Health Promotion and Behavior majors who have taken nutrition courses) can apply to be Peer Nutrition Educators (PNEs). They must first take the PNE class and are then eligible to become PNEs.