Wellness Education & Violence Prevention

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Who We Are

The Office of Wellness Education and Violence Prevention (WE-VP) at F&M provides education and resources for the campus community on topics such as sexual and relationship violence, healthy relationships, mental health, bystander intervention, sexual health, and much more. WE-VP is composed of Sam Thiry, Director of Care Coordination & Violence Prevention, and a passionate team of student Peer Health Educators.

What We Do

    • Raise awareness and provide educational opportunities about critical public health issues by offering workshops, campus-wide events and campaigns, and peer-to-peer support.
    • Promote a variety of on- and off-campus resources to support those who may be struggling.
    • Empower students, faculty, and staff to be prosocial agents of change so that we can cultivate and sustain a safe and healthy campus community for all.
    • Partner closely with the YWCA Lancaster Sexual Assault Prevention and Counseling Center and Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster. Campus Advocates with specialized experience from both organizations offer a variety of resources for advocacy, support, and education to our campus community at no cost. To learn more, contact us at wevp@fandm.edu

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