Health Promotion

University of Mississippi

Student Wellness Ambassadors!

Who are we?

The Student Wellness Ambassadors (SWA) are a group of students who are passionate about teaching about health and wellness. Through peer education, these students strive to influence and change the campus culture at the University of Mississippi into healthier community where students live, work, and play! Student Wellness Ambassadors make targeted efforts to reach students through events, presentations, and programs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interested in joining?

If you are interested in joining the Student Wellness Ambassadors, please click here and complete this simple form to show your interest. You will be contacted by the advisor of this organization when you fill it out! If you have any questions, please call 662-915-3459 or email at hereford@olemiss.edu.

 

Dimensions of Wellness that we focus on:

Physical Wellness                                                                   

  • Hygiene
  • Sleep
  • Physical Activity
  • Nutrition

Mental Wellness

  • Stress Management
  • Depression

Sexual Wellness

  • Birth Control
  • Safe Sex Practices
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Testing Options

Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • Responsible drinking behaviors
  • Prescription Use/Abuse
  • Recreational Substances

 

For more information about the Student Wellness Ambassadors organization at the University of Mississippi and how to get involved, please contact:
Taja Hereford — Coordinator of Student Wellness
Student Wellness Ambassadors Advisor
hereford@olemiss.edu
662-915-3459