Health Promotion

Taking a student-centered approach to support holistic well-being.

Centre Health Promotion works to create a campus that empowers students to make healthy lifestyle choices. A focus on wellness equips students with the skills, attitudes, and behaviors for well-being in and out of the classroom. 

Our methods explore beyond the individual toward a wide range of systemic, social and environmental interventions to allow for increased control and improvement of overall health. 

Service is provided in anti-oppression framework in order to support a thriving and compassionate community. We also offer specific initiatives aim to expand protective factors to reduce personal, campus and community health risk factors.

Focus Areas:

Our primary focus includes but is not limited to:

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention 
  • Mental Health Suicide Prevention
  • Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence Prevention
  • Holistic Well-being


Programs, services, and peer leaders that can help in the active pursuit of well-being, practices, and lifestyles that promote physical, mental, and emotional health.
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Centre Wellness Advocates

Students trained and supervised by Health Promotion staff to facilitate health information, discussions, and activities.

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Presentations & Training

Holistic tools and insights to optimize physical, mental, and emotional health for maintaining a balanced lifestyle.

ScreenU Online Resource

ScreenU is a web-based method that administers screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to college students. ScreenU identifies students who are misusing alcohol, cannabis, or prescription drugs and provides feedback and strategies to reduce their risk for experiencing negative consequences from their use.

Consult with ScreenU

Centre Well-being Spaces

Safe spaces designed for convenience and limited numbers of participants to host a variety of rejuvenating activities.

Request access to spaces


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Functional Fitness Space

Stevenson-Vinson Hall Basement
A room for on demand fitness programs and equipment to help student's build endurance, strength, and flexibility. All bodies, levels, and abilities welcome.


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Yoga & Meditation Room

Stevenson-Vinson Hall Basement
A space designed for on demand yoga and mindfulness programs in a quiet environment. Perfect for all levels and abilities.


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Sensory Room

Cooper-Ganfield Hall
A calming refuge for those in the campus community who are neurodivergent or for students seeking downtime in a secluded space.


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Well-being resources

Student Health

To ensure you maintain optimal physical health, Centre has a team of medical practitioners as well as physician clinics offered four days a week to address your health concerns.

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Well-being Resources

Centre Counseling

It’s important to talk through challenges with someone who can listen and support you through them. At Centre, you have free and confidential counseling available, along with additional resources.

Off Campus Resources

Additional options to turn to in order to find well-being solutions that are right for you.

University of Kentucky Health
Committed to serving the community and the Commonwealth through compassionate patient care, world-class education and advanced research

A resource center focusing on victims and a commitment to reducing the incidence and prevalence of students who have experienced sexual violence.

Danville Therapy/Counseling Center
Dedicated to serving the emotional and mental health needs of Boyle County and the Danville community.

Health Promotion Staff