Wellness and Health Promotion

Why Wellness/Health Promotion?

College campuses across our nation are focusing their attention to creating a healthier campus and healthier students. Edmonds Community College is one of those campuses!  We are committed to the inclusion of the overall well-being of our students, staff and campus community.

Our efforts support academic success, productivity, retention and life-long learning. We hope to aid our community to achieve health equity, eliminate disparities and improve the health of our entire campus community.

Program Mission

  • Reduce impediments to academic and personal success
  • Increase awareness and use of preventative behaviors
  • Empower campus community members to become active partners in their own well-being
  • Equip campus community members with important, lifelong self-care skills
  • Create a culture of wellness to support and empower our campus community

Outcomes include

  • Improve awareness and motivate students and staff to embrace positive behavior changes
  • Improve access to training, resources, services and direct referral to community partners that may not otherwise be available to our diverse population
  • Influence campus practices and policy to support a healthy environment

Top 10 Priorities

  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
  • Health Literacy
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Mental Health/Depression
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Safe and Healthy Campus Community
  • Sexual Health
  • Sleep
  • Stress

Counseling and Wellness Services Events