Healthy Cougars: Peer Advocacy and Wellness Support (PAWS) are a group of student volunteers committed to promoting awareness and advocating health and wellness related issues to the Cal State San Marcos community.
What Healthy Cougars Do:
PEAS provide up-to-date information about health related issues through various programs, workshops, events and presentations, and refer students to appropriate offices and resources on campus as needed.
Healthy Cougars help organize and staff campus health awareness weeks & outreach such as:
-Ask the SEXpert Series
-Safer Spring Break
-Sexual Responsibility Week
-Great American Smoke-Out and more…
Healthy Cougars serve as student health resource. They act as mentors, leaders, helpers and educators on campus.
Healthy Cougars network with other student organizations/clubs, with other peers, and other peer educators nationally and locally. PEAS have lots of FUN!
Healthy Cougars can become "certified peer educators" through the 12 hours training program. Students who wish to be certified must fill out an online application. Deadline for the Certification Peer Education Program is January 4, 2017.
Volunteers must commit 6 hours per month. Committment is one year.
Contact: Cathy Nguyen, advisor
Volunteer & Certified Peer Education Application
DUE: January 4, 2017
HOPE & Wellness Center
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
Phone: (760) 750-4917