Carnegie Mellon University
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made changes to maintain the safest environment possible for patient care. All services are being delivered by appointment only. Please call us at 412-268-2157 to discuss your needs.

Health Education & Resources

The Health Promotion team supports the health and well-being of the Carnegie Mellon community. Join us in creating a safe campus environment for our whole community by participating in our health education programs.

Did you know that Health Promotion offers free wellness supplies like safer sex barriers, cold care kits, and health education literature? They do! Learn more.

Peer Health Advocates (PHAs)

Peer Health Advocates are a group of student employees engaged in health education at Carnegie Mellon University. They offer programming around:

  • alcohol and other substance use
  • stress management
  • sexual health and healthy relationships
  • sleep health, nutrition and more 

Learn more about the PHA team

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CMU Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) & Harm Reduction

Whether you are in recovery from substance use, considering recovery, taking a break, or seeking resources for safer use, the CMU Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) can provide you with affirming supports that help promote a healthy, balanced, and meaningful life on campus.

LEARN MORE ABOUT RECOVERY AND HARM REDUCTION AT CMU

Community Initiatives

Healthy U Student Wellness Project

Every three years, many Student Affairs departments partner with Institutional Research and Analysis to conduct a community health assessment on the Pittsburgh campus to examine students' health-related experiences and behaviors, including sleep habits, physical activity, alcohol use, drug use, nicotine use, nutrition and weight management, sexual health, stress and stress management, and mental health and relationships.

Learn more about the Healthy U Survey

Health Promotion Products

Health Promotion offers free wellness supplies like safer sex barriers, cold care kits, health education literature, etc. for student leaders to supply to their communities. Request supplies below.

Request supplies! 

MHFA: Mental Health First Aid

MHFA is an evidence-based, nationally-recognized training that teaches participants how to identify, understand, and support individuals struggling with mental health or substance use challenges. This training is offered  in collaboration with Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). For more information about future trainings, please visit CAPS Outreach, Prevention, and Education website. 

Individual Clinical Services

Health Promotion appointments include alcohol and substance use assessments, quit smoking support, sleep assessments, stress consultations, and sexual health testing and education. To schedule an appointment login to HealthConnect or call UHS at 412-268-2157. 

Health & Wellness Calendar