Peer Health

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[[Category: Groups]]Peer Health is a student-run organization at Williams College that provides the Williams community with information about health and sexuality. You can find more information at this link [[]]. We serve as a bridge between the student body and Psychology Services and the [[Health Center]]. We also provide gynecological education sessions Our mission is to make students happier and anonymous pregnancy testing, as well as information sessions for first-year entrieshealthier. Issues Some annual events that Peer Health deals with are: eating concerns, drugs and alcohol, sexual assault, women's and men's health, sex and sexuality, pregnancy optionsputs on include Kindness Week, sexually transmitted diseasesLove Your Body Week, and stress. All Peer Health members are trained library snacks during [[Winter Study]]reading periods. If you are interested in being trained We meet every Wednesday at 7PM in the coming Winter Study, please email <email></email>Paresky 212.Feel free to come by anytime!
In past years, Peer Health had an also offers a free, confidential Call-In/Walk-In (CIWI) service every Sunday-Thursday 7-10PM in our office in the basement of [[Baxter Hall]]. It is currently located on the second floor of the , Paresky Center, Room 212. There Our peer counselors are walk trained in hours Suntopics such as eating disorders, drugs and alcohol, sexual assault, women's and men's health, sex and sexuality, pregnancy options, sexually transmitted diseases, and stress.-Thurs. 7 p.m.-10p.mCounselors are also trained in active listening, and are there for you to vent to even if it's not a serious issue. It's also a great way to figure out what resources are available if you want talk about anything. You can also IM us on AIM're struggling in a class, or not fitting in with your entry, HealthyEphsor worried your friend may have an eating disorder. There is also the old-fashioned version of communication, We offer CIWI training in the telephonefall semester and during Winter Study. The phone number If you are interested in being trained to Peer Healh is (413) 597-3140. You can also work as a peer counselor, please email us at <email></email>or one of the Co-Chairs.Please note, you do NOT need to be trained as a peer counselor to be a member of Peer Health!
To get Peer Health also sells brand-name condoms:# Make friends with a peer health member! (This actually might not get you such as Trojan Ultra-Thin, Ribbed, Ecstasy, etc. All brand-name condomsare 25 cents each, but is a good thing to do anyways!)# Go down to the health centeror 5 for $1. In addition, which supplies we offer free items like lubricant, female condoms, and Lifestyle condoms . We also have items like earplugs and tea for all studentsfree. You can get these items during our call-in/walk-in hours, Sunday-Thursday 7-10PM.  Fall '13 Officers: # Talk to your Baxter FellowAmanda Walker '15 (amw4) - Co-Chair  Katie Brantley '15 (keb3) - Co-Chair  Nata Kovalova '15 (ak14) - Treasurer  Won-Jun Kuk '14 (wk3) - CIWI Manager  Sam Avila '16 (sa12) - Secretary  Juno Cho '15 (jc13) - PR Manager    Office: Paresky 212, in the cozy corner past the WOC office and bathrooms  Phone Number: (413) 597-3140  Email: <email></JA about where their condom bowl is! It should be available and full at all times!email>