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COVID-19 Notification and Mitigation Plans
As AWC prepares to welcome students, faculty and staff to the fall semester, we have collaborated with local leadership to develop these plans to keep our populations safe and reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Welcome to Student Health and Wellness Services
Health and wellness services coordinates and facilitates programming for health and wellness education and awareness campaigns for high risk behaviors, healthy behaviors and title IX violence intervention and prevention themes for all students throughout the district. This includes Yuma, Somerton, San Luis, and Parker. Programming includes campus activities and marketing surrounding our monthly themes to ensure student learning outcomes that will have a positive impact on students and lead to happy and successful lives.
The office of Health and wellness exists to support students and their success. We are here to help students achieve their academic goals by encouraging a balance of health and well-being. We do our best to ensure the college experience is positive, rewarding and successful. Students have access to a safe place to talk and get help dealing with anything as it relates to their personal health and/or wellness; anything from medical complications to stress or life issues and struggles. Students can receive stress and time management tips as well as practice self-care and compassion. Students can also receive assistance connecting to campus and community members to meet their needs as well as receive resources and referrals. We also have a CARE report or “IR” incident report which allows us to have a transparent and universal referral process available to the campus community for students of concern and can remain anonymous.
Each month throughout the academic year hosts one health or risk behavior theme and one Title IX theme. Be on the lookout for e-newsletters, trainings, activities, and events related to these themes and more.
- January – Body Image & Stalking
- February –Nutrition/Exercise/Heart Health & Healthy Relationships
- March – Smoking Cessation/Self-harm & Discrimination
- April – Drug and Alcohol Awareness & Sexual Assault
- May – Mental Health & Harassment
- June/July – Sun Safety
- August – Welcoming Intro and Resources & Consent
- September – Suicide Awareness and Prevention & Healthy Relationships
- October – Cancer Awareness & Domestic Violence
- November – Healthy and Risk behaviors
(sleep, stress management, hygiene, seatbelt use, texting and driving, DUI & Bullying)
- December – Health Insurance & Sexual Health
Request an Appointment
AWC is committed to the health and safety of all members of our community. Request an appointment below:Appointment Request
You can also request an appointment by email at Health.Wellness@azwestern.edu or phone at (928) 344-7602.
Our staff is committed to:
- Promoting mental health awareness
- Educating in and out of the classroom
- Encouraging positive life changes
- Promoting healthy relationships
- Advocating for the human experience
- Supporting a healthy and well-balanced environment on campus
- Providing resources to assist each student with success
For more information, please contact us.
- Christine Rouff
- Health & Wellness Coordinator
- (928) 317-6067
- Claudia Orozco
- Student Counseling Professional
- (928) 317-6243
Student Health Advocates Club
Student Health advocates club is a student volunteer health and wellness education club at AWC. Students are trained on various topics to help educate their peers and campus community as well as raise awareness about risk behaviors, health issues, and concerns through educational workshops, events and campaigns. SHA primarily focuses on behavioral health, violence intervention and prevention, and healthy lifestyle choices/behaviors to help create a more inclusive and equitable campus. This club provides students with an opportunity to get educated, get involved, meet people, be an advocate, inform others, build their resume, earn scholarships, strengthen skill-set, and contribute to a better campus, etc.
Call us at (928) 344-7602 or email our Student Health & Wellness Coordinator.