CHEW relies on its team of students, the CHEW CREW, to help create a healthier and happier campus. Our students are highly trained in various health related topics, especially those that are pertinent to college students at Hopkins. They can provide your class, residence hall, organization, etc. with a variety of health education and wellness programs.
Bystander Intervention Trainers
Bystander Intervention Training (BIT) is an interactive, student-facilitated training that aims to engage everyone in preventing gender violence on the JHU Homewood campus. If you would like to schedule a BIT program for your student group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Hopkins Kicks Butts
Hopkins Kicks Butts (HKB) is a student-led coalition which works to support and advocate national, state, local, and university anti-tobacco related policies and activities. Committee members are needed to serve on the coalition. To join, email email@example.com.
Peer Health Educators
Preventative Education and Empowerment for Peers (PEEPS) are part of a peer health education program designed to provide a setting in which students can discuss and explore health issues. PEEPS are trained to present health information for their peers on a variety of topics such as healthy living, sexual health, nutrition, stress management, and alcohol, drugs, and tobacco.
Sexual Assault Resource Unit
The Sexual Assault Resource Unit (SARU) is a volunteer student group that refers survivors to resources and raises awareness about the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. SARU runs a peer support line for those affected by sexual assault and individuals who are concerned about a friend or loved one.The support line is staffed by student responders. SARU also provides peer education focused primarily on what constitutes consent, what factors contribute to rape culture, and how to respond appropriately to survivors. By hosting speakers, putting on poster campaigns, and creating peer-to-peer activities, SARU raises awareness of sexual assault and promotes consent and mutual respect in all sexual encounters. Please note that because SARU is a student group, its members are not required to report received calls to JHU campus officials. Students should be aware that information shared with SARU does not constitute a report or complaint of sexual violence filed with JHU. Accordingly, if you wish to file a complaint, please learn more about JHU’s complaint processes. To contact the SARU support line number call 410-516-7887 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stressbusters is a wellness initiative that helps JHU Homewood students, staff, and faculty rediscover relaxation. Student volunteers, trained by a licensed massage therapist, provide free five-minute back-rubs and wellness information at community events on campus. Studies show that brief one-time back-rubs like those provided by Stressbusters reduce anxiety, blood pressure, heart rate, as well as depression and pain. You can request an event for your group or event.