974-HELP is a 24 hour, seven day a week number that serves to support students in crisis and as a referral resource for students, faculty, staff, and parents who have a concern about the safety and well-being of a student. 974-HELP is answered by a case manager at the Center for Health Education and Wellness
Ashley Blamey, longtime director of UT Knoxville’s Center for Health Education and Wellness, has been selected to serve as Title IX coordinator for the campus. Blamey assumes the new role today.
Maxine Davis, assistant vice chancellor for student life, will retire on June 30 after 35 years of service to the university.
The Center for Health Education and Wellness will distribute 1,500 Sexual Assault Awareness Month pins to faculty, staff, and students to wear during the month of April. Pins will be distributed with cards listing details of April events being hosted by CHEW.
The Center for Health Education and Wellness is partnering with the College of Nursing, the Knox County Health Department, and UT Medical Center to present the award-winning documentary Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, in Alumni Memorial Building Room 32.
In college, balancing school work, extracurricular activities, and relationships can seem like a task, but staying healthy doesn’t have to be. Resources on campus like RecSports and the Center for Health Education and Wellness can help you stay happy and healthy as the year continues. Some of the most important things you can do for
Several new staff members have joined the Office of Equity and Diversity to improve our efforts to create and maintain a learning, living, and working environment free from all forms of sexual misconduct and relationship violence. The three professionals report to Jenny Richter, associate vice chancellor and campus Title IX coordinator. The team works closely
As a UT employee, it is important for you to know your obligations if a student or employee reports sexual assault, sexual misconduct, relationship violence, or stalking and retaliation concerns.
Red Zone is a term commonly used to describe the period in the fall semester when students are statistically more at risk for sexual assault.
UT is restructuring and investing more resources in two of the primary offices that handle sexual assault investigations, reporting responsibilities, and support and care for victims of sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking.
It’s important for you to remember to make your personal wellness and healthy living priorities while at UT. There are many resources on campus to ensure you are living healthy, which includes eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and practicing good sleep habits.
In April, UT’s Center for Health Education and Wellness, along with partner organization the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee, coordinated events, held discussions, and provided training sessions as part of national Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise awareness and help prevent sexual violence.