Beu Health Center

Health Education & Wellness

Outreach programs, as well as individual consultations regarding specific health issues, are available to WIU students. Professional staff and student health educators provide a wide variety of workshops, presentations, and services to promote individual and community health. There is no fee for services.

Health Education Staff

  • JoAnn Hairston-Jones, MA, CHES
  • Matt Nelson, Graduate Assistant

Outreach Programs

  • Awareness Tables
  • Greek Presentations/Events
  • Residence Hall Presentations/Events
  • University Class Presentations
  • Health Screenings
  • Health Surveys

Presentation Topics

  • Contraceptive Options
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Women's Health
  • Disordered Eating
  • STDs and HIV
  • Stress Management
  • Healthy Eating/Exercise
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Other Topics Also Available

Individual Consultations

  • Eating/Exercise
    Brochures and educational materials for students to develop a personal healthy eating/exercise plan, goal setting, identifying helping and hindering forces as well as other resources for support.
  • Sexual Health
    Topics covered may include healthy sexual relations, contraceptive options, sexually transmitted diseases, or women's health.
  • Tobacco Cessation
    Education offered during individual sessions will assist the student in looking at reasons for use, barriers to quitting, and a plan for cessation and maintenance.
  • Stress Management
    Learn the "FREEZE-FRAME" technique to help you not only manage stress but prevent much of it before it happens. This is accomplished through computerized, interactive learning software.

Consultations on other health topics are welcome and encouraged. Our staff is available to assist you.

Health Education & Wellness

More General Education

Contact Info

Beu Health Center
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1888
Fax: (309) 298-2188
Email: beuhealthcenter@wiu.edu