Learn Well - Be Well - Stay Well - Miner Well

Miner Wellness promotes healthy behaviors to foster a campus environment conducive to academic, professional, and personal success.

Wellness is an active, continuing process of becoming more aware of and making choices towards a fulfilling, thriving life (National Wellness institute). It is crucial to address both individual and environmental influences on health and well-being. An environmental approach recognizes that individuals are influenced by the behaviors of others as well as the availability of resources.

Miner Wellness promotes a multi-dimensional model of wellness through use of a variety of strategies. Efforts are guided by research, theory, and best practices.  We implement initiatives that address each of the dimensions of wellness.  Miner Wellness provides prevention and early intervention strategies that promote self-management and enhance students’ resiliency.  Miner Wellness seeks to create career-ready graduates by providing experiential learning opportunities through Joe’s PEERS and Peer Wellness Educators.

At its core, health promotion works to prevent the development of personal and campus population-level health problems, while enhancing individual, group and institutional health and safety. Effective practice of health promotion in higher education requires professionals to understand and apply a socioecological approach.

"Wellness is about being positive and proactive. Wellness is preventive. Wellness is optimistic. Wellness is never-ending. Wellness is a journey."    David S. Anderson


Joe's PEERS 2017-18

Joe's PEERS Focus Areas

Miner Wellness provides students education, information and resources on:
 > Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention
 > Stress Management & Mental Health Promotion
 > Violence Prevention
 > Healthy Relationships & Sexual Health
 > Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, & Sleep


Joe's PEERS Upcoming Events


1st - Cocoa with the PoPo at Havener Atrium from 11am to 1pm



Counseling and Miner Wellness Outreach Programming

Joe's PEERS and Miner Wellness provide trainings, programs, and many other types of outreach to the S&T campus. For a list of outreach descriptions, see below. Please make requests at least two weeks in advance. A staff member will follow up with your request as soon as it is processed.

Miner Wellness Report 2015-2016

Alcohol Education



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