The Office of Health Education provides a variety of health education and health promotion programs and activities for students and staff. The office serves as a resource to the community, coordinating student organizations interested in health-related issues.
The Office of Health Education is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm and Tuesday evenings until 9 pm. Appointments are not required but are suggested.
Call 413-538-2466 or 413-538-3200.
There are two office locations: Room 309 Blanchard Campus Center and Room 131 College Health Services.
If you are a member of the Mount Holyoke College community, there is no charge.
Services Workshops and Trainings
A wide range of educational programs are available to students and staff on such topics as alcohol and other drugs; eating disorders and body image; sexuality and safer sex; sexual assault prevention; stress management; and HIV/AIDS.
An array of health-related pamphlets, videos, books, and Web-based materials are available to students and the College community. Many materials have a specific focus on women’s health.
Liaison and Resource to the Community
Consultation and referral information on health issues and services is available to students, staff, and faculty. Technical assistance and coordination is provided to student organizations educating the campus about health-related issues.
Graduate Internship Program
Graduate students in public health or other related fields are hired and utilized (15 hours per week) to coordinate some of the peer education groups and other campus activities.
in*Touch (Sexual Health Educators)
This peer education group, supervised by the Office of Health Education provides accurate sexual health information in an open and safe environment.