Health Education & Promotion

Health promotion services educates and supports healthy decisions about your lifestyle and behaviors through individual and environmental strategies.

We provide campus outreach, interactive trainings, and skill-building demonstrations on a variety of health topics including nutrition, exercise, sleep hygiene, safe sex practices, and stress management.

Wellness programs

Contact the Health Promotion Manager, Whitney Ockey at​ or 801-957-4837 to learn more about the following programs:

Redwood/Taylorsville Campus

  • Mental Health Monday:
    • Mental Health Monday is a counselor-lead discussion, covering various mental health topics. Our hope is to educate, stimulate further self-exploration, and help guide individuals towards better mental health and well-being. Mental Health Monday takes place via Instagram (IGTV), Mondays at noon. Find us on Instagram @slcc_chc.
  • Tasty Tuesdays
    • Educating students on nutrition by providing a healthy snack option, health
      benefits, and an easy & affordable recipe for students to try. Tasty Tuesday recipes are posted to our social media pages every Tuesday afternoon. Find us around the Taylorsville/Redwood Campus with healthy snacks every 1st and 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting @ 10 am.
  • Wellness Wednesday:
    • Wellness Wednesday is a virtual-wellness assessment that students can opt
      into for guidance on their personal health & wellness journey. More information to come! Follow us on Instagram to stay up to date on all of our programs @slcc_chc.
  • Paws & Relax:
    • Our tri-semester event where we bring in therapy dogs from our community partner organization for students to relax during high stress points during the semester. Check our social media for info about future event dates.

Don’t Cancel Class: Presentations & Trainings

We assist SLCC faculty with guest lecturing, provide literature, and give other support. Requests for presentations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Call 801-957-4837 during business hours or email ​ for questions. ***Virtual presentations now available via Webex!

The following presentations and workshops are currently available:
● Benefits of Massage
● Overview of CHC Services
● Stress Management 101
● Nutrition Education
● Intuitive Eating: Making Peace with Food
● The Dangers of Eating Disorders
● What is Mental Health?
● Alcohol and Drugs
● Safer Sex

Student Involvement

Peer Action Leaders

Trained student peer health educators serve as a liaison between the student body and CHC staff by representing student health concerns and by promoting CHC services on campus. Working with our health promotion team they teach their peers to adopt healthy behaviors by planning and implementing wellness programs and events.

Student Health Advisory Club (SHAC)

The Student Health Advisory Club is the health club on campus. Led by our peer health educators we help fellow students learn how to live healthier lives through various activities and events held monthly. To become involved in SHAC join our SLCCSYNC page.