Student Health and Wellness

How Healthy is Our Campus?

The Live Well Student Committee uses the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) to collect data about students' health habits, behaviors and perceptions.
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Physical Activity

The Wellness Center offers many opportunities for physical activity including group fitness classes, personal training, intramural sports and more.
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Healthy Eating

Eating healthy provides your body with the nutrients and energy it needs to function properly. Nutrients provide the necessary energy to keep your brain active and ready to learn.
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Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drugs

Western recognizes the link between student success and low-risk drinking and other drug choices. Personal Alcohol and Other Drug Additions (AODA) counseling services are available through the Counseling Center.
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Relationship Violence Prevention

Free and confidential services are available to students seeking assistance regarding relationship violence, stalking, and sexual assault. This resource can help you make decisions and seek out the help you need in order to feel safe.
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Emotional Wellness

Stress is the physical and emotional "wear and tear" that our bodies experience as we adjust to the constant change in our lives. Coping with the effects of stress is different for everyone.
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The Alcohol eCheckup to go will provide you with feedback about your individual drinking patterns and risk patterns.
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Healthcare

The Student Health Center, located in the Health Science Center, corner of Badger and 13th Streets, provides comprehensive primary care services for Western students

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Spiritual Opportunities

Students may become involved in a variety of campus ministries located adjacent to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Campus.
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Live Well

The Live Well Student Committee is made up of students, staff and faculty who are working to increase student success by creating a campus culture that supports and encourages healthy lifestyle choices through policy change, implementation of proven programs, and promotion of personal responsibility.

Western is a Tobacco-Free Campus

Since January 1, 2007, all Western Technical College campuses have been tobacco-free. This initiative was brought forth by Student Government in response to requests by the student body.  Learn More...