Sometimes it is hard to remember or to do, but it is very important to keep your bodies healthy. If you don’t, it can begin affecting other aspects of your lives such as academics, relationships, social, etc. There are a number of things you can do to make sure you’re physically healthy, and there are services on- and off-campus that can help you.
Basic health tips:
Lafene Health Center
1105 Sunset Avenue
Lafene Health Center offers K-State students comprehensive, high quality, easily accessible, affordable outpatient health care. Lafene also serves as a resource and an advocate for health education, promotion and wellness.
The Health Promotion/Nutrition Counseling Department provides nutrition counseling to include a self assessment tool through Lafene’s web site; presentations on health topics; peer education programs; and CPR certification. Health Educators also teach an 8 week college health course available for 3 credit hours – enrollment in EDCEP 103 available through iSIS.Hide Description
K-State Women's Center
206 Holton Hall
The K-State Womenís Center works to promote a safe and equitable work and learning environment for all K-State students through advocacy, presentations, academic classes, training, and referral. Over 150 K-State men and women from all majors comprise the Womenís Centerís student group, W.A.R. (Wildcats Against Rape), dedicated to raising awareness and lowering the incidence of campus sexual violence. The P.E.E.R.S. (Proactive Educators for the Elimination of Rape and Sexual Violence) class is taught by the K-State Womenís Center Director and is founded on the belief that students can effectively educate each other on issues concerning rape and sexual/relationship violence. The K-State Womenís Center sexual assault advocate provides 24-hour assistance for K-State students who have been victimized by violence or who are threatened by biased, hateful, or criminal behavior. Staff members work with individuals who are filing complaints under K-Stateís Policy Prohibiting Sexual Violence and with offices and agencies on and off campus who can help students with law enforcement, legal, medical, and academic concerns. We promote a healthy, caring campus through SafeZone (http://www.k-state.edu/safezone/), nonviolence works http://www.k-state.edu/nonviolence/index.htm and such projects as the Manhattan Empty Bowls Project.Hide Description
The Crisis Center provides confidential comprehensive services for victims of sexual assault and domestic abuse including: 24 hour hotline, crisis intervention, emergency transportation, safe shelter, advocacy, food and subsistence, referral, battered women's support group, rape support group, emotional support and understanding. The staff also provides educational presentations for classes and interested groups.Hide Description
2030 Tecumseh Rd.
The Riley County Health Department provides clinics and community programs. They provide education through brochures, presentations, and newsletters on nutrition, fitness, flu/cold prevention, smoking cessation, and much more. Their clinics provide family planning, immunizations, HIV/AIDS care, communicable diseases, and more.Hide Description
Mercy Regional Health Center
1823 College Ave
Mercy Regional Health Center provides a number of different resources, programs, and educational services, such as sleep disorder services, nutrition clinic, occupational health, pain management, weight management, and much more.Hide Description